Akara – Bean Fritters

Akara is a Nigerian street food made from deep fried bean batter.  Akara is  also known as Bean Cake or Bean Fritters, it is  also known as Acarajé by Brazilians  although the Brazilian recipe calls for the addition of shrimps … Continue Reading—->

Ofe Owerri

Ofe Owerri, is a very popular traditional vegetable soup from the Igbo people of Eastern Nigeria. “Ofe” means soup and “Owerri” is the capital of Imo state in South Eastern Nigeria, so as you can guess already, Ofe Owerri is … Continue Reading—->

Plantain chips

Plantain Chips – Igbekere

Plantain Chips, also known as Igbekere by the Yoruba tribe of Western Nigerian and Kpekere by the Igbo tribe of Eastern Nigeria, are easily the simplest plantain recipe to pull off. Whether crunchy, salty, spicy or sweet, they are very … Continue Reading—->

Jollof Bulgur

Jollof Bulgur Recipe

Jollof Bulgur is a Jollof Rice inspired Bulgur wheat recipe. Bulgur is healthier compared to rice and is a preferred option for nutritionists and Fitfam enthusiasts. I wasn’t very keen on trying Bulgur the first time I did, to be honest. Im … Continue Reading—->

Unripe Plantain Pottage

Unripe Plantain Pottage is a yummy Nigerian plantain pottage recipe. Traditionally, Plantain pottage can be prepared using ripe, unripe or semi ripe plantain.  Unripe plantain pottage is prepared with just unripe plantain though some people incorporate small amounts of ripe … Continue Reading—->

puff puff

Puff Puff Recipe….

Puff puff is a Nigerian deep fried dough snack. Puff puff is very similar to Ghanaian Bofrot but unlike the dry and crunchy Bofrot, Puffpuff is soft and spongy. Puff puff is easy to prepare, as long as you get … Continue Reading—->

Egusi Ijebu

Egusi Ijebu is an Egusi (Melon seed) soup from the Ijebu (Ogun state) people of Western Nigeria. Egusi Ijebu is prepared without the addition of vegetables unlike the popular Efo Elegusi and it is also without clumps, unlike Oshiki (Lumpy … Continue Reading—->

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