Ivorian Cuisine: Foutou, cassava and plantain mash up

If you ever find yourself in Ivory Coast, there are three things you will assuredly fall in love with; the people, the partying and...

Northern Nigerian Cuisine: Sinasir – fluffy rice pancakes

Last year, I got posted to Plateau state for my National Youth Service Corps and I was hit with a bittersweet feeling immediately I...

Indian Cuisine: Easy to make Low Fat Chicken Jalfrezi

I’ve decided that I need to incorporate more exercise into my life. Part of my healthy mind, healthy body, you are what you eat...

Fun Cuisine: Chocolate Guinness Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

When baking, unless it is for a special occasion, I tend to just raid my pantry and try to use whatever ingredients I have...

Go green! sweet and powerful moringa smoothie recipe

The very first time I was introduced to Moringa was sometime last year. I was down with a migraine after hours of dance rehearsals...

Southeast Asian Cuisine: Nasi Goreng – Indonesian Fried Rice

I lived in Amsterdam in the Netherlands for a few years and this is where my love for Nasi Goreng and Indonesian food really...

Rendezvous with Chef Nuel

Young, dynamic and enterprising, these are the words that describe fast rising chef and baker; Emmanuel Alika. In a country where culinary art has...

Is Indomie manufactured to higher standards in Asia than in Nigeria?

The food blogger behind Nigerian cuisine site 9jafoodie.com posted this on Instagram yesterday: A photo posted by @9jafoodie on Feb 13, 2015 at 1:48pm PST The...

Naija Cuisine: The Medicinal Wonders of Iru (Locust Bean)

There are three things that should make any food item worthy to be called edible: taste, smell and overall look. Unfortunately, the locust bean...

Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday is also Pancake Day and Pancake Day in my household has always meant, as the name suggests and practically demands, over-indulging in...

Rough Puff Pastry Recipes

Now that you have become a master rough puff pastry-maker, here are two recipes to test your new-found skills. They are simple, delicious, and...

Naija Cuisine: The Delights of Ojojo–Crispy Water Yam Puffs

Who doesn’t love finger foods? I, for one, can’t do without having a plate of small chops whenever it is served at an event...

How to Make Rough Puff Pastry

Making your own pastry can seem intimidating and difficult, the tricky fiend of baking. But it shouldn't. So long as you keep calm and...

Spanish Tortilla with Red Bell Pepper

Many moons ago, my best friend at the time and I spent an entire summer travelling across Spain. It was an epic trip which...

Inspired! Tangerine Eba with Efo Elegusi

‘Nigerian dishes can be so boring!’ I often hear people make this statement whilst downing a plate of rice or eba. The truth is,...

Chinese Cuisine: Simple Singapore Noodles

I have a confession to make – I can sometimes be a lazy cook. Don’t get me wrong, when I have the time and...

Native Cuisine: Ibonyin, the Plantain Pottage Fiesta

My first attempt at cooking was a disaster. I was only 9 and somehow my mother thought it was time for me to assume...

The Chocoholic’s Guide to the Perfect Brownie

I’m a chocoholic. There I’ve said it. I absolutely love chocolate – in all forms. My obsession is expressed in many ways including drinking...

Native Delight: Tutti Frutti Akamu

When you hear the word ‘pap’, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? For the Igbo, it might be akamu while ogi...

Easy to make Champagne Cocktail recipes

Now that New Year’s Eve has come and gone, everywhere you turn there are adverts promoting and advocating healthy living and cutting back. Now,...

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