Soups, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Cowfoot Peppersoup

I certainly can't be the only one who thinks up things at odd hours, and I suddenly become restless until I execute it. A Facebook friend had mentioned finding cowfoot in her freezer, I think she planted the seed of cow foot pepper soup in my head. I went to my freezer and realised I… Continue reading Cowfoot Peppersoup

Rice Dishes

Ayamase Fried Rice

The initial plan was to make native rice, but I changed course and made fried rice inspired Ofada rice something something. I was at loss as to what to name it. But here we are. Thanks to bulk prepping, I pulled out frozen mixed vegetables from the freezer, as well as frozen boiled ayamase pepper.… Continue reading Ayamase Fried Rice

Soups, Therapies

Creamy Noodle and Chicken Soup

The cultures that include coconut milk in alot of their cooking are balling! The flavour is so beautiful and delicious. It rained and I wanted something warm spicy soup, chewable, and filling. And I thought to pair noodles with coconut milk. When I have noodles, I love to have it with broth. We can have… Continue reading Creamy Noodle and Chicken Soup

Not really a Baker, Snacks

Pigs in a Blanket

My son calls them bread sausage and he prefers this to regular sausage rolls. I put him and his friends to work while making this today. And they were in such a hurry to eat it right out of the oven. I barely got a chance to photograph them. This is also called Chinese Hot… Continue reading Pigs in a Blanket

Drinks, Drinks, Smoothies, Juices,

Turmeric in Warm Milk

Let me share with you one of the remedies that helps me when I've had a long day, I'm physically exhausted and I need to sleep without using meds. A warm glass of milk with turmeric Since I first shared this post, I have learnt that Black Pepper is a very important element to activate… Continue reading Turmeric in Warm Milk

How to Series

Mrs Alabi’s Fried Turkey Wings

If you attended ISI (The International School Ibadan between 1996 and 2004 chances are you will remember Mrs Alabi Turkey. Mrs Alabi was the biology teacher’s wife,  she didn’t have a stand at the stalls but she ran business from their apartment which was above the boys dormitory. Her husband was the House Master for… Continue reading Mrs Alabi’s Fried Turkey Wings

Breakfast, How to Series

Pap (Ogi/Akamu/ Koko/ Agidi)

3 grain Ogi spiced with Cloves and Ginger This fermented cereal pudding has different names in different cultures, some of the most popular names in Nigeria include Ogi , Akamu, Koko, Agidi. Popular across west Africa and in some Arab cultures. The consistency of pap is like that of custard or a curd sometimes lighter.… Continue reading Pap (Ogi/Akamu/ Koko/ Agidi)