Breakfast, How to Series

Pap (Ogi/Akamu/ Koko/ Agidi)

3 grain Ogi spiced with Cloves and Ginger This fermented cereal pudding has different names in different cultures, some of the most popular names in Nigeria include Ogi , Akamu, Koko, Agidi. Popular across west Africa and in some Arab cultures. The consistency of pap is like that of custard or a curd sometimes lighter.… Continue reading Pap (Ogi/Akamu/ Koko/ Agidi)

Bean Dishes, Breakfast

Acarajé (Akara with stuffing)

Tola had asked me to blog about Acarajé. Tola shared with me a beautiful part of her family history and how her grandfather had escaped slavery in Brazil and returned to Abeokuta. As such her dad who is now in his 80's recalled that this is how Akara was made in his family while growing… Continue reading Acarajé (Akara with stuffing)

Breads, Breakfast, Not really a Baker

Sweet Coconut Bread

Baking bread can be so addictive. I've lost count of how many times of bread I've baked bread this lockdown period. From Agege Bread to bread buns and rolls, I'd even be making Focaccia tomorrow and artisan bread soon. As a matter of fact, I've started wearing my fit watch whenever I knead bread and… Continue reading Sweet Coconut Bread

Breads, Breakfast, How to Series, Not really a Baker

Homemade Agege Bread

Homemade Agege Bread I find it interesting that since I started blogging in 2015, I don't have a recipe on the blog for Agege bread. Weird right. I have for PaniPopo bread rolls which I absolutely love,you should check the recipe out. An egbon of mine DM'ed me a few days ago to send her… Continue reading Homemade Agege Bread

Breakfast, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Yam Dishes

Fries (Dundu, Dodo, Odunkun) with Pepper Stewed Snails

I gave this a little oomph by sprinkling Basil salt on the fries. To make Basil salt, I grabbed some Basil (clove basil which we call patminger or curry leaf in Nigeria) from my garden. I threw it into the dry mill blender with my some Himalayan pink salt and blended together. Now you can… Continue reading Fries (Dundu, Dodo, Odunkun) with Pepper Stewed Snails

Breakfast, Drinks, Drinks, Smoothies, Juices,, Smoothies, Therapies

Mango Lassi

#UnrepentantMangoAddict The season came early this year and I've been enjoying every bit of it. A facebook friend even sent me the most precious delicious tasting mangoes all the way from Benue State. Oh i had a ball! On the way back the Lagos from Ilorin, were my family and i spent our easter holiday,… Continue reading Mango Lassi

Breakfast, Drinks, Smoothies, Juices,

Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca pearls is derived from the starch of tubers of cassava. In Lagos , Nigeria, you'd usually find them in sold in very dried dehydrated clusters. It's usually an off white colour. It consists of almost pure carbs and contains very little proteins, fibre or nutrients. Tapioca is gluten free. When it is cooked it… Continue reading Tapioca Pudding

Breakfast, Yam Dishes

Scrambled Eggs with vegetables

If you are an 80's child and you grew up in Nigeria then it is very likely fried eggs  featured in your weekend breakfast, Omelette, stewed eggs, scrambled eggs... or you packed it as lunch to school. You either had it with bread or yam. Fried eggs is a staple for breakfast any day of… Continue reading Scrambled Eggs with vegetables