What other time of the year it is to share this lovely recipe but now. For some years now, I kind of make it a duty to make my own chutney or jam around Christmas time. Last year was epic, as I made sure every food on my Christmas menu was home-made including the drinks. I was so proud of myself and I kinda felt like a superwoman.
I’m all very excited, as my little one would be starting school this week. It is amazing how quickly they grow. I have promised her I won’t cry the day I drop her off at school, I’m all emotional typing this now. My little fighter ready to face the world all on her own. To all first time parents sending their little ones to school this month,
What is a standard Nigerian family meal without the classic corned beef stew? This stew is everything, it is versatile and very easy to make. When you are looking to cook a mid week family meal on a low budget, this is your go to meal. It is also a perfect breakfast staple.
Phew! I can’t believe we are in the 8th month already, how time flies! In whatever you do this month, remember your best days are ahead of you and if you don’t lose focus, you will get to your promised destination. Don’t forget to use your time wisely though and make use of every good opportunity as they come your way.
Ramadan is around the corner and here is wishing all my Muslim friends the best and strength as they embark on the 30 days fasting. This easy stir fry sauce is for all my foodies who like to be in and out of the kitchen like a thunderbolt.
Ayamase also called designer stew is the ‘fraternal twin’ of the ofada stew I recently made. The same ingredients are used except for tomatoes and instead of using the red bell pepper; you use the green bell pepper. You can use variety of green peppers and chillies you want. Ayamase requires a lot of patience when cooking and in my opinion it tastes a lot better when left to rest for some few minutes or hours before serving.
As I got better, I craved for catfish pepper soup but was too weak to make one. I missed Nigeria at that point, trust point and kill joints, where all catfishes come in different shapes and sizes. My catfish is not much of a point and kill but frozen. To be honest, it is not bad at all in taste but just that you have to settle for the size you see.