yam

snacks, yam

Yam Balls -Stuffed Yam Balls

Yam ball is another homemade snack loved by Nigerians and it is very popular in Ghana too. My mum taught me how to make this simple but delicious  yam balls. Any time we have cooked yam leftovers, you can be assured that she’s going to make yam balls. I have […]

 
ofe nsala soup
Nigerian soup recipes, yam

Afia Efere (White soup)

My first experience of afia efere (white soup) was at my uncles wedding some few years ago and boy did I enjoy it? I loved every bit of it. Everyone wanted to have a taste of the afia efere also called whte soup at the engagement party, it was a hit. I asked my sister in-law for the recipe and she was really happy to share it with me.

 
coconut yam porridge
yam

Coconut Yam Porridge (Yam pottage)

I love yam porridge or yam pottage as it’s called in Nigeria but you all know that I don’t cook it all the time as I leave that for hubby to do. He does it better in my opinion and he’s never had a bad day with it before. This time, I did try to cook it myself with a twist and minimal ingredients and it turned out amazingly well. I must confess my love and attachment to coconut milk now. 

 
baked puna
snacks, yam

Oven Baked Yam Chips

These babies right here are very addictive and healthy when eaten in moderation. I was feeling peckish the other day and I didn’t want to open a packet of crisps because I have now decided to start watching my height again. hahaha. 

 
Breakfast, brunch, healthy, yam

Ugwu Omelette and Yam toastie

I met this lovely lady recently, we started talking….she checked my blog and said right; you have to start posting recipes for ‘healthy eating fanatics’ like her. She said her husband’s dietary needs made her change her eating habit/culture and she’s now hooked to eating right. She told me about her ugwu omelette,

 
salad, yam

Ponmo Salad

I know what you are thinking, really? Ponmo salad? Why not! If you eat potato, fish, beef and chicken salad then ponmo salad shouldn’t sound weird to you at all. Ponmo (cow skin) is well loved by all; it is affordable and has been nourishing lives since 1800. Lol. This simple recipe is another twist to Nigerian salad.

 
brunch, healthy, yam

Yam and plantain frittata

Frittata is an egg dish that can be eaten as a main meal or brunch. It is slightly different from an omelette as you have to finish a frittata off in an oven. Also all the ingredients used are folded in the egg and cooked. You can choose any filling you want and make it your own. For this dish I chose plantain and yam,