My current diet plan has taught me something which I've always known, there are no shortcuts to weight loss. Whatever fancy pill or detox drink you are on, it would be in vain without eating clean and some exercise. Beyond the weight loss, maintenance and healthy living is very important. My husband always gives me… Continue reading Oil less Efo Riro
Puff-puff, Jam, doughnut, Nigerian street food redefined!
I just played a "guess the dish" game, on two facebook groups. The only clue was that it is not made with flour. I laughed and nearly peed my pants when two of my Facebook buds answered Fried Eba and Okra! Jeez I must have a reputation for far fetched food experiments. People this is… Continue reading Fried Yam and Fish Rolls
Finger licking goodness, a delicacy of the Deltans of the South - South of Nigeria. Made from creamy palm nut extract and brought to life by mix of exotic spices, and fresh water fish banga soup is one King of a soup. One of my aunts had a Nanny, Mama Onome who would make a… Continue reading Banga Soup
I've had this recipe sitting in my draft for a while now. Asides being plagued with a bad phone, I have been very preoccupied. I'm not from the south eastern part of Nigeria but more often that not, people ask me if I'm igbo, probably due to my fair skin. I love soups from the… Continue reading Ofe Nsala (White Soup)
As a teenager fried rice was one dish I held down with confidence. I had no doubts I would be cooking Fried rice for my SSCE food and nutrition practical as well as Efo riro, I knew the invigilators would be hooked. I didn't want a repeat of the near disaster that happened during my… Continue reading Fried Rice (Nigerian Style)
Last year the social media space was agog with the #jollofgate saga, thanks to the jollof rice recipe by Jamie Oliver, which many West Africans (esp Nigerians) thought was a sacrilege. I read the most hilarious comments about food ever. People take their food seriously I tell you. I sided with Jamie on the recipe… Continue reading Jollof Rice (Nigerian Style)
It's funny how I file all my baking therapies in the "Not Really A Baker" category. Well I love to cook and sometimes it involves baking and I'm game, but so that people won't start asking me questions I have no real answer I have to make the a disclaimer. I spent 3 days dreaming… Continue reading Coconut Milk Biscuits