Ofada Sauce, White Rice and Pink Palmwine Ayamase sauce is said to be native to Ogun state, there are two tales as to how the name is derived. One story says it was the secret recipe of Mrs Mase who lived in Ijebu made with green peppers. It is suggested that it was called Obe … Continue reading Ayamase Sauce (Green Ofada Sauce)
How to make ègbo. Egbo with Fried Palm oil Pepper Sauce and Fish. For the life of me, I wouldn't have thought I didn't have a recipe for Egbo on the blog. Matter of fact, I took these pictures hoping to update the Egbo recipe I thought I had posted in 2015. I was surprised … Continue reading Egbo
How to make Donkwa Popularly called Donkwa in the north of Nigeria, this corn meal snack is also called Tanfiri by the Yoruba people. It is a snack that will always evoke a lot of childhood memories for me. Dambu Nama is another tasty meat snack from the North of Nigeria, you can make it … Continue reading Donkwa
Dambu Nama (Fried Meat Floss) The recipe for Dambu Nama was once one of the best kept secret recipes from Northern Nigeria. This should top the chart of ultimate street foods from the north of Nigeria. I've had this in my draft since 2020, I was just too lazy to deal with the writers block … Continue reading Dambu Nama
Baked Rice Mosa Gluten free, vegan friendly Rice Bread. Think fried Hausa Mosa cakes (Masa), then imagine it baked. All made in a blender. Mosa is one of my mum's favourite hausa snacks. She loves to eat Mosa (or Masa depending on who is saying it) with yaji spice or honey. I've been served Mosa … Continue reading Rice Bread
Warm Ginger Milk, to keep you warm and toasty on a rainy day. This milk warms you up from the inside. It's warm spicy and comforting on a cold day. We have had a lot of rains the past week as such I've had a lot of warm ginger milk. The best thing about this … Continue reading Ginger Milk
Simple Minced Meat Sauce This simple minced meat sauce recipe is made using simple everyday Nigerian ingredients to create a delicious spaghetti sauce. Without adding anything too fancy, you can rummage through your freezer and whip this up quick and simple as I did. Spaghetti with minced meat sauce. Please note, I mostly eyeballed the … Continue reading Minced Meat sauce.
Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)Corn (Agbado, Oka)Groundnuts (Boiled) Asala/Awusa (sometimes African Walnut) Which of these crops in season have you been enjoying? Tell me your most and least favorite of them all. If your current crop in season isn't here, please mention in the comment.
Freshly baked banana cake with chocolate chips My niece asked, and as "overall best in aunty" I made her a banana cake. It's my first food post this year, I've done some gardening posts for the "In The Garden" segment. I've also edited and updated some old posts. I have an entire to-do list for … Continue reading Easy Banana Cake
Today is #WorldIVFDayMy prayer for everyone who is still on the fertility journey is that your dreams comes true and that you have joy every day no matter what.#Infertility #IVF #IVFDay Last year I shared this story on my personal Facebook page and I feel I should share it here as well in honor of … Continue reading In honor of World IVF day. A snippet of my Ivf experience.