Moi moi also called moin moin is another popular food eaten in Nigeria. It is made by blending peeled bean, adding fillings of choice and then steaming it. Originally, moi moi is cooked in leaves but in the present day, there has been a lot of improvisation. Moi moi Leaf is hard to come by where I live, so most of the time I cook my moi moi in nylon, foil paper, plastic
Do you know making your own all buttered shortbread or maybe shortbread cookies can be done in less than 20 minutes plus 30 minutes resting time? It is easy and fun too. I made these shortbread cookies with my little one.
One of the many treats I looked forward to whilst growing up, was coconut candy without the nuts. I remember going to the stall of this woman and her children who sold the candy in wholesale, I usually go with my friends and we would get discounts and crumbs because we were young high school students.
I recently posted ila alasepo recipe from the blog archives in some facebook food groups and I asked people how they like their own okra soup. Few people responded and what they all had in common was the addition of ugwu and uziza leaves to their okra soup. This last weekend I made some okra soup and yes I hearkened to the suggestion and made some changes
This is a very quick post and I hope you’ll enjoy the recipe as much as I did. Adalu is simply the combination of stewed beans and corn. Corn in Nigeria is seasonal and so you don’t get to eat as much as you would like unless you have the abundance of fresh corn called ‘Ibe-eni’ meaning the fresh harvest of the day.
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.
Some few weeks ago, one of my instagram buddies posted catfish pepper soup and tagged me. Her picture got me drooling and craving. I told her I was going to make mine….. Anyway, long story short, I made catfish pepper soup that night under the pretence that it would help my cold at the time.
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,
Please tell me to stop bragging about the weather here in Manchester, Oh My God! The past week has been so good and warm. Manchester is known for unfair weather, especially incessant rainfall. If you are planning a day out here, you have to think again and hope it doesn’t rain. I remember Carlos Tevez severally moaning about the weather too