Category: Meals

Fried Plantain on Skewers

This is yet another clever way to serve your plantain as finger food while hosting guests. You need Plantain Mini burger or Minced meat *spices and seasoning optional Vegetable Oil to fry Simply cut plantains in circles, fry till golden brown. To acompany the plantain you can use mini burgers or make some minced meat … Continue reading Fried Plantain on Skewers

Plantain Lasagna

My romance with plantain has made experiment with all sorts of appealing ways to cook and present plantain. Here is one of them. This was inspired by Ugo Joy Eke - Okoro' s post on Bella Naija, last year. Here goes. 6 Plantains 3kg minced meat 1 table spoon of Garlic (minced) Pepper Onion Carrot … Continue reading Plantain Lasagna

Plantain Sandwich

I used to think I loved plantain until i met Le Hubs, his next best food asides beans is plantain, one food you'd always find in my store is a bunch of ripe plantains, hence the need to always find ingenious ways to  make plantain, this is one of his favorites aside the plantain waffle … Continue reading Plantain Sandwich

Plantain Waffles ; Fitfam Option

Plantain Waffles with Bacon wrapped omelette and lettuce, and Sweet Soy/Pepper Syrup. Not a piece was left on the plate! Recipe. Plantain Waffles •   2 Ripe Plantain •   1 teaspoon of Cayenne pepper (ground pepper /Ata gigun) *   Salt to taste optional *   1 egg optional,( you can use 1/8 cup … Continue reading Plantain Waffles ; Fitfam Option

Tigernut Pap

Tigernut Pap

I was gisting with my mum and she made a remark about Tigernuts' starch content (one Tigernut is said to have 5 times more starch than a small potato). Then I wondered what would happen to that starch when boiled. So i opened a bottle of Tigernut Milk poured it in a pot on medium … Continue reading Tigernut Pap

Ofada Rice Stir Fry with Roasted Chicken

Sometime ago in #fitfam land some people where tormenting me with awesome pictures Bulgar Stir fry.  And as I don't have access to Bulgar I made up my mind I'd do it with Rice. And because I'm weight watching if I have to eat rice , it has to be Ofada Rice for me. This … Continue reading Ofada Rice Stir Fry with Roasted Chicken

Ofada Concoction Rice

Ofada Concoction Rice

I made this meal on one of those days when I craved for Concoction rice -that life saving meal back in Uni days- it tasted so good. Recipe 2 cups Ofada Rice2Red and 5Green scotch bonnet (Ata rodo)roughly blended*4 Green chill pepper (optional) roughly blended1/2 cup Chopped onions1 small Smoked Catfish (shredded)2tbsp Powdered Crayfish1 heaped … Continue reading Ofada Concoction Rice

Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce

Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce

Ofada Rice is the name loosely used for locally cultivated unpolished rice. In some part of Nigeria it is called Abakaliki rice. Growing up we called it "Oh-my-God" rice, because it was notorious for having tiny pebbles in it that looked like rice, they were so easy to miss even if you picked the rice, … Continue reading Ofada Rice with Ayamase Sauce

Ewa Aganyin

Beans is the most often cooked meal in my house, husband dearest is a die hard beans lover. In his world, there is no such thing as too much beans. So when I was thinking what to make him for Vals dinner it was a no brainer. He loves beans, so I'd make him beans … Continue reading Ewa Aganyin

Moin Cakes.

Good old moin moin with a face lift.  Le hubs thought I had made cup cakes when I stepped out of the kitchen with these. I had a good laugh and told him it was moinmoin made with cup cake molds and topped with mashed sweet potatoes. Recipe Moinmoin 2 cups honey beans Jalapeno  Pepper … Continue reading Moin Cakes.