The Blog is 7 today!

The Blog is 7 today!

7 years a food blogger. Thank you all ever so much https://www.pinterest.com/OunjeAladun Create your food mood boards, schedules, timetables by following on Pinterest Happy 7th Blogiversary, blogversary, anniversary.... yaaay!

Village Rice

Village Rice

Village Jollof Rice. Unlike my Native Jollof Rice, this Village Rice packs a punch in flavour and aromatic herbs. I sliced a combination of Utazi, Uziza, Efinrin (Nchuawu), Basil (local women call it curry leaf) for a rich aromatic taste. A fusion of southeastern and southwestern Naija flavours I used Iru and Ugba, a generous … Continue reading Village Rice

Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

I seldom eat noodles, whenever I do I cook them according to whatever taste I'm craving at that moment.I wanted this to be a little aromatic. So I sliced Utazi, Uziza, Ugu, Rainbow chard, young Ginger leaves into it. Hit it with a little Cameroon pepper for extra spice. I like my noodles al dente, … Continue reading Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

Catfish Pepper Soup

Catfish Pepper Soup

Catfish Peppersoup with bite sized pieces of yam. If you like my Tripe Pepper Soup, Cowfoot Pepper Soup, Goat meat Pepper Soup recipes, then you will like this. Nigerian pepper soup is a comforting light spicy soup that can be cooked with any type of meat or fish with an infusion of traditional herbs and … Continue reading Catfish Pepper Soup

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

When I found Achara sold in my neighbourhood I nearly danced because I had been looking for Achara for a while. Achara with akpuruakpu egusi had been on my to-do list along with just a simple Ofe Achara. Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is a delicacy of the Abia people of south-eastern Nigeria, as well … Continue reading Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara

Ofe Achara

If the really delicious Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is not your kettle of fish, you want to skip the elaborate prep time, then you should try this instead. Delicious, simple and straightforward. This is an Ofe Achara recipe you will like. Recipe Ingredients 2 cups Achara (the tender inner core)A handful of Okazi sliced … Continue reading Ofe Achara

Spaghetti with a native vibe

Spaghetti with a native vibe

Native Spaghetti Packet pasta is one of the best pantry items, ever invented. Quick and easy to cook and it can cooked in so many different ways, even with an extremely lean budget, you can whip up a very tasty pasta meal. Of the packet pasta, I find Spaghetti the easiest to cook and maybe … Continue reading Spaghetti with a native vibe

Soya Beans Soup

Soya Beans Soup

This recipe is a tribute to an incident from my childhood that is forever etched in my memory. It's a testament to the saying, "Tough Times don't last but Tough People do." Soya Beans Soup You can read all about it or Skip to Recipe. I recreated this recipe from memory. I remember clearly the … Continue reading Soya Beans Soup

Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Comfort food on a cold rainy day for me is pepper soup. Sometimes I panic when I check the spice jar and I can't find any pepper soup spice left. Depending on what proteins (meats or fish) I have, I can quickly whip up pepper soup in 30 minutes and cosy up to a bowl. … Continue reading Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Okra Leaf Soup

Okra Leaf Soup

With a backyard garden, it is easy for me to make a quick dash to my garden, grab a couple of vegetables and cook with them. Ugu, Utazi, Uziza, Bitterleaf, Ewedu, sometimes Shoko and Tete (Amaranth) and now Okra leaves. Did you know you can cook with young Okra (Okro) leaves? If you are making … Continue reading Okra Leaf Soup