Easy Edible Gifts – Pepper Sauce, Spicy Nuts, Coconut Ice and Groundnut Brittle

When I give food hampers as a gift I always try to make sure there is a variety of items to suit everyone – a...

Easy Edible Gifts for the festive season: Suya Mix, Shortbread, Holiday Vodka and Granola

I have been known to sometimes leave my festive season shopping to the very last minute. This can mean that the gift you wanted to...

My top ten Small Chops recipes perfect for parties and celebrations

The party season is looming upon us and most people will in some shape or form be joining in with the celebrations, whether it...

Small Chops / Party Food 3 – Nigerian Meat Pie and Spicy Cheese Straws

Any small chops or party food made from pastry is always a winner in my eyes. It’s like a mini meal in one or...

OTV Cuisine: Delicious Nigerian Jollof rice

For a while now on social media, there has been a competition of sorts between Nigerian and Ghanaian Jollof. (Although I am Nigerian, it is without any...

Small Chops/Party Food 2 – Sausage Rolls and Cornmeal (Polenta) Chips

Sausage rolls are always a winner, whether for a party, lunch, dinner or just a snack. I prefer them when they are still slightly...

OTV Cuisine: Quick fix Couscous and Eyin Ana (Son-in-law eggs)

Imagine this scenario: It's Friday night and out of the blue, a couple of friends call you up to say they would love to have lunch at...

Party Food 1: Spicy Chicken Strips and Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges – Small Chops

If you are planning on throwing any parties over the next few weeks, whether it be for Christmas or the New Year, you will...

OTV Cuisine: Asaro Odunkun ( Sweet Potato Pottage)

Earlier this week, I made a commitment to alter my feeding pattern, with special consideration for food types, for the next two weeks. I...

OTV Cuisine: Southern Comfort – Shrimp and Grits

Grits have always had a mythical element for me, a sort of unknown entity. I had heard about it and read about it, yet...

OTV Cuisine: Chocolate Muffin Galore – Triple Chocolate and Hazelnut Chocolate Muffins

One of the things that I like about muffins is that I am never left with the same guilty feeling that I can get...

Breakfast Quickie: Ogederepo (boiled plantain with palm oil)

Do you work a 9-5 job and sometimes miss out on breakfast because you either don't know what to eat or there just isn't...

Dishes from the Caribbean: The surprisingly delicious Spicy Goat Water

A few days ago, a friend of mine was describing one of her favourite dishes that reminded her of home and her mum’s cooking...

OTV Cuisine: Caribbean Spiced Beef

This week I have had to give myself an ultimatum. I didn't really have much of an alternative as there is a relationship in my...

OTV Cuisine: Chilli con Carne with Avocado and Salsa

I returned from Lagos a few days ago. Something about being in the sun, the hustle and bustle of busy streets where people work...

OTV Cuisine: Chicken with Spicy Peanut Sauce (Chicken Satay)

Remember when Jamie Oliver did 'that' recipe for 'jollof rice' (I use the term jollof loosely here) and he received so much flack for...

OTV Cuisine: Delicious Apon Alasepo

When it comes to food, there is nothing more exciting than revamping old recipes. Sometimes trying to figure out what to eat can be...

OTV Cuisine: Chocolate and Lime Cheesecake

For someone who is addicted to chocolate, you may be surprised that I am a bit of a chocolate snob. I don't just eat...

OTV Cuisine: Fun and tasty Akara Pancakes

I love spending weekends at my sister's place. Her house is a type of getaway spot for me, especially after a long, busy week. Apart...

OTV Cuisine: Chicken Noodles in a Spicy Coconut Sauce

I nearly missed my flight today. The margin between me getting on the plane and comfortably flying to my stopover destination and not getting...

OTV Cuisine: Rich Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Glaze

You can’t go wrong with a chocolate cake, well in my opinion anyway. Whether it be for a quiet night in in front of...

OTV Cuisine: Tanzanian Style Fish

I’ve never been to Tanzania or eaten any Tanzanian food, although I would love to visit as I have heard many amazing stories about...

OTV Cuisine: Homemade Boli with Corned beef sauce

Over the weekend, I was craving boli. My close friends can testify to the fact that I become a lioness when hunger hits (for the sake...

OTV Cuisine: Red Velvet Cake

It’s my birthday this week and so this weekend I had to start thinking about what kind of cake I wanted. I quickly decided...

Cornbread with Chilli, Sweetcorn, Cheese, Coriander and Bell Pepper

Having recently discovered a new found appreciation for cornmeal (see my previous recipe for Lemon Cornmeal Cake), I decided to continue my quest for...

OlisaTV Cuisine: Homemade Pizza

PizzaPizza is not a dish that needs any sort of introduction. It is well known and much loved across the globe and in Lagos...

OTV Cuisine: Lemon Cornmeal Cake

Most of you are probably used to using cornmeal to make Pap or Swallow, but did you know that you could also use it...

OTV Cuisine: Spicy Fish Cakes

A fun and healthy way to use leftover fish, try making some spicy fish cakes.

OTV Cuisine: Scrumptious Indomiezza (noodles with an Italian twist)

Let's admit it, noodles have become a staple food in Nigeria.There was a time I considered noodles to be an exotic meal, especially when...

American Cuisine: Coconut Pancakes with Lime Syrup and Mango Slices

Easy to make American style pancakes made with coconut and served with lime syrup and fresh mango, excellent for breakfast, brunch or even dessert