Ayamase – Ofada Stew

Ayamase is an increasingly popular Nigeria stew. It’s such a hit at parties and gatherings, you’ll be swooned at the first try. Ayamase is very easy to prepare, even you would be shocked to discover just how easy it is. … Continue Reading—->

Fried yam Dundun and ATa Dindin

Fried Yam (Dundun) and Ata Dindin

Fried Yam (Dundun) and Ata Dindin is a very popular Nigerian street food combo. Fried Yam (Dundun) is just as the name depicts, Fried Yam, while Ata dindin is the Yoruba language interpretation of Fried Stew. Fried Yam is absolutely … Continue Reading—->

Adalu...Beans and Corn Pottage

Adalu (Beans And Corn Pottage)

Beans and Corn Pottage also known as Adalu is a popular Nigerian dish. It’s a delicious fusion of stewed Beans and Sweetcorn. The popular method of preparing Adalu is simply adding Palm oil into cooked Beans and Corn but I … Continue Reading—->

Yam and plantain pottage

Yam and Plantain Pottage Recipe

Yam and Plantain Pottage also known as Yam and Plantain Porridge is a yummy fusion of Yam, Plantain and Tomato stew. It’s a yummy take on the popular Yam pottage also known as Asaro in Nigeria. Some people prefer to have … Continue Reading—->

ogbono soup

Ogbono Soup Recipe

Ogbono soup is a Nigerian  soup made with ground Ogbono  (wild African mango) seeds. Ogbono soup is very popular and the method of preparation differs from tribe to tribe. This is my mum’s method of preparation and it has never failed me. … Continue Reading—->

Tilapia And Yam Pepper Soup….

Tilapia Fish pepper soup would have to be one of my favourite Nigerian Fish  Pepper Soup. It is so simple to cook and takes less than 20 minutes.  Tilapia and Yam Pepper soup is really just parboiled yam cooked in fish broth. The best fish to use is Catfish as it is naturally tasty however, Tilapia is easier to come by in these parts, so I find myself using Tilapia more often than not. The secret to  well cooked fish pepper soup is cooking from start to finish on low heat, this helps to preserve the taste and consistency of the fish throughout the cooking process.

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Oven Baked Jollof Rice….

Jollof Rice again? Yes! But this is no ordinary Jollof Rice, this is Nigerian Oven Baked Jollof Rice. I’ve had a number of Instagram and Facebook requests for a recipe for Oven Baked Jollof Rice since I put up the Party jollof Rice recipe, so here I am, doing the needful.

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Peppered Chicken…..Nigerian Party Style!

Peppered Chicken are basically fried or grilled chicken fried in very rich tomato stew. Peppered Chicken are favourites at Nigerian parties and are absolutely delicious.  They are very easy to make and ideal for entertaining guests these summer months. So, if you’ve got barbecues or house parties on your mind this summer, your might want to add these finger-licking goodness to the menu, maximum satisfaction guaranteed!

This peppered chicken recipe works just fine with fried/grilled meats, snails and fish as well; throw in some king prawns for double the yum, although I do have a recipe for Peppered Assorted Meats, click HERE to view the recipe.

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GizDodo….Peppered Gizzard and Dodo!

Gizdodo! The awesome fusion of Gizdodo! Chicken Gizzard, Fried Plantain and Spicy Tomato Stew, what’s not to love?

Gizdodo is an increasingly popular dish in Nigerian homes and parties. It is usually served with rice dishes but it also makes a perfect  “small chops” snack or starter at Nigerian parties. I tasted Gizdodo for the first time at a baby shower in 2013 and I was swooned, who wouldn’t be? It’s a marriage between one of the yummiest parts of chicken and the much loved fried plantain, double yum!

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Buka Stew

Buka Stew…. Iya Basira’s recipe!

How to cook Buka Stew!
With this recipe, you’ll discover the secrets to Buka Style Fried Stew….just the way Iya Basira makes it!

Minced Beef Sauce…..Bolognese what?

How to make Minced Bolognese Sauce…
Here’s my interpretation of the all-too-popular Italian Bolognese sauce….

Nigerian Fried Rice…Double Fried!

How to prepare Nigerian Fried Rice!
There are several methods of cooking Nigerian Fried Rice but this is my tried and trusted recipe and it never disappoints!

Efo riro

Efo Riro….In All Its Glory!

How to cook Efo Riro!
Efo Riro needs no introduction as it’s one of the most popular vegetable soups in Nigeria and an absolute favourite of the Yorubas…

Mackerel Stew

How to cook Fried Mackerel Stew…
This is the only fish stew recipe you’ll ever need for those weekend mornings when you’ve got bread, plantain or yam on your mind…

Coconut Fried Rice Recipe….

How to prepare Coconut Fried Rice!
With this recipe, you’ll discover the secrets to my signature Coconut Fried Rice Recipe, no holds barred…

Nigerian party Jollof rice

Party Jollof Rice (Nigerian)

How to make Nigerian Party Jollof Rice!
Well, It’s tagged “Nigerian” because there are various recipes for Jollof rice and they all depend on which Country you’re from though I’m only familiar with three variants. There’s the Senegalese which of course, Jollof rice originated from. There’s also a Ghanaian version which is in no way similar to the Nigerian version and then we have the ultimate version….Yes! the Nigerian version ( no disrespect to the people of Ghana and Senegal).

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