Category: General

Lagos Summer Favourite Crops

Lagos Summer Favourite Crops

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.

In honor of World IVF day. A snippet of my Ivf experience.

In honor of World IVF day. A snippet of my Ivf experience.

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.

The Blog is 7 today!

The Blog is 7 today!

7 years a food blogger. Thank you all ever so much https://www.pinterest.com/OunjeAladun Create your food mood boards, schedules, timetables by following on Pinterest Happy 7th Blogiversary, blogversary, anniversary.... yaaay!

Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

I seldom eat noodles, whenever I do I cook them according to whatever taste I'm craving at that moment.I wanted this to be a little aromatic. So I sliced Utazi, Uziza, Ugu, Rainbow chard, young Ginger leaves into it. Hit it with a little Cameroon pepper for extra spice. I like my noodles al dente, … Continue reading Noodles and Vegetables with Egg

Spaghetti with a native vibe

Spaghetti with a native vibe

Native Spaghetti Packet pasta is one of the best pantry items, ever invented. Quick and easy to cook and it can cooked in so many different ways, even with an extremely lean budget, you can whip up a very tasty pasta meal. Of the packet pasta, I find Spaghetti the easiest to cook and maybe … Continue reading Spaghetti with a native vibe

Achicha Fruit

Achicha Fruit

Saw a street vendor selling Achicha in traffic somewhere in Ikeja. I pulled over immediately and bought a lot of it. Achicha, a fruit that is commonly found in the eastern part of Nigeria. It is crunchy and tastes like carrot. You have to peel the dusty brown velvety jagged outer cover to get to … Continue reading Achicha Fruit

Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)

Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)

A perfectly cooked Ube Ube is in season and I love Ube a lot. This is the third post I'm making on the blog about Ube. Corn season is also Ube season here in Nigeria, and you will find Ube sold alongside corn. I buy a lot of fresh Ube to make myself because many … Continue reading Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)

It’s my 6th “blogiversary”

It’s my 6th “blogiversary”

Yaaaay! 6 years ago I created this blog to document my food therapies. I discovered my love for breaking food down into simple recipes on Facebook, as a member of the group SYTYCC (So You Think You Can Cook). I thought having a Facebook was sufficient, but I had a circle of people ( I … Continue reading It’s my 6th “blogiversary”

Eat, Love, Pray, Choose Joy: God got me covered.

Eat, Love, Pray, Choose Joy: God got me covered.

"Her husband is here", i heard a nurse say in my drug induced haze. I had wanted to pee, so i had staggered slowly into the bathroom. I didn't think i needed help, so i didn't call for a nurse. I had overestimated my balance, so as i was walking back to my bed in … Continue reading Eat, Love, Pray, Choose Joy: God got me covered.