Happy International Women's Day. I have a five year old son and I am raising him by God's grace to be the best version of the man God has destined him to be. He loves to cook with me in the kitchen and I encourage him. We made this meal together and even made a… Continue reading Moinmoin
Sometime back I shared tips on making great Akara balls (You can look up the tips in this LINK). Akara is a simple delicious meal to make. However, you know how simple tasks can throw huge curve balls at you. Akara has shamed many a cook several times. This is my no fail recipe for great… Continue reading Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food.
Its amazing how life changes you. Growing up , beans was one of my most hated meals. I hated eating many things as a child anyways, my mum still can't believe how I've turned around and become a foodie, I hated beans. Then life happened and I found myself married to a beans lover, and… Continue reading Beans Pottage
Beans and Corn Pottage is one of my favouriteest beans meal ever! Thankfully the corn season is starting, which means an abundant supply of fresh corn. My house assistant knows how much i love beans and corn, so when she saw corn in the market today, she bought it. I could hear the excitement in… Continue reading Adalu (Beans and Corn Pottage)
Shout out to everyone from Kwara State -my state by marriage- #ProudlyIgbominaWife. I fell deeper in love with Ekuru after marrying a Kwara man. Ekuru is a meal made by steaming blended beans. It's also Ofunloju by some. Ekuru is usually enjoyed with fried pepper sauce and Eko (Steamed White corn pudding). I learnt some… Continue reading Ekuru
It's Easter week and time to celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. I have fond memories of Easter and one of them includes my Mum cooking Frejon with Mackrell stew on Good Friday. As a kid I thought Easter was more fun than Christmas because, Christmas was just one day and Easter… Continue reading Frejon
Whoever said eating healthy can't be fun. I can almost swear that even if you don't care for beans, you'd love this. Well the beans loving Le hubs had more than two helpings of this. Recipe. 3 cups beans (Ewa Oloyin /Honey Beans) 1/cup blended onions jalapeño (bawa) Pepper Salt to taste 2 cubes knorr … Continue reading Stir fry Beans with Oven Baked Chicken
Gbegiri, Beans soup, a popular delicacy amongst the Yoruba people especially my Ibadan brethren. The most popular food business in Ibadan is The Amala business and no Buka worth it's salt would omit to have Gbegiri on its menu. As much as I love to cook i love my trips to the Buka even more.#skyelolo tinz.… Continue reading Gbegiri
Inspired by Dooney's Kitchen and one Chicken noodle soup that haunted me all day the day before. Since I'm not eating chicken for now. I went with fish. Recipe 3 cooking spoons of pre made gbegiri 1 Cod fish (cut into bite sized chunks) 1/2 Red bell pepper (chopped ) 1/2 Green bell pepper (chopped… Continue reading Gbegiri (Beans Soup)with Pasta, Cod fish and Sweet Peppers
Good ol' Akara I made a post celebrating Akara as the ultimate street food illustrating 4 types of akara you can find on the streets. We all have several different methods for making the ultimate akara balls but this is my own personal tip. Believe it or not as simple as it is to make… Continue reading SECRET TO GREAT AKARA BALLS.