Soups, Stews and Sauces

Obe Ori Okuta

When I was I the university,  a friend shared one of her fondest memories of her grand mother. It was her pepper stew, called Obe Ori Okuta, loosely translated as Stew made on Stone. Basically it was stew made with pepper ground with locust beans on a traditional grinding stone, fried in bleached palm oil… Continue reading Obe Ori Okuta

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How to make Beef Sausage Meat

Following my posts on Sausage Roll and Scotch Egg,  I've had a couple of mails asking what is beef sausage is and where to get it. My answer has been,  you can get it from the frozen goods section of any good supermarket or store. I prefer to use the CHI brand or the UAC… Continue reading How to make Beef Sausage Meat

Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Uncategorized

Ponmo (Pomo)Alata

Spicy Ponmo. Yummm!Ponmo is a delicacy! I don't know what the government thought they were saying, sometime last year, they want to ban Ponmo! We should put this curly cow hide on a national emblem already.I know a lot of people agree that ponmo is the truth. It's said that Ponmo has no nutritional value… Continue reading Ponmo (Pomo)Alata

Plantain Goodness, Stews and Sauces, Therapies


Gizdodo is a happy marriage of fried plantain, fried gizzard and peppered stew. I've been trying to find the history of the dish but one thing I'm certain of is that it was made popular by caterers who served them at parties and events. Usually it is served at parties as a side dish or… Continue reading Gizdodo

Salads, Something for FitFam, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

No Fuss Steamed Vegetable

This is probably the easiest vegetable dish you'd ever make. No oil, no pepper , and can be paired with any dish you like. I've over indulged in all the sweet and highly calorific stuffs, it's time to come clean. Recipe •   1 bowl (1 litre bowl) of washed and shredded vegetable  (Ugu in this… Continue reading No Fuss Steamed Vegetable