Category: Street food

Donkwa

Donkwa

How to make Donkwa Popularly called Donkwa in the north of Nigeria, this corn meal snack is also called Tanfiri by the Yoruba people. It is a snack that will always evoke a lot of childhood memories for me. Dambu Nama is another tasty meat snack from the North of Nigeria, you can make it … Continue reading Donkwa

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.

Deep Fried Whitebait, Shrimps, Crabs

Deep Fried Whitebait, Shrimps, Crabs

Platter of deep fried whitebait, shrimps and crabs, cut limes serve as palate cleanse. Talking about Lagos street food cannot be complete without talking about seafood fries. As a little girl anytime my dad travelled to Lagos to make supplies, he would buy fried prawns, fried tiny fish and we would eat it with soaked … Continue reading Deep Fried Whitebait, Shrimps, Crabs

Puff – Puff

Puff – Puff

I have a confession! Puff puff is my number one weakness! When I started dating my husband, we went together to Lagos Island to do some shopping, I saw a puff puff vendor by the roadside and bought 200 naira's worth of puff puff. The puff puff was sold at 5 naira each and so … Continue reading Puff – Puff