Category: Something for FitFam

Beske (Awara/Tofu) on a bed of vegetable salad

Beske (Awara/Tofu) on a bed of vegetable salad

Tofu is faux cheese made from SoyMilk curds. Awara or Beske is the local name for Tofu amongst Yoruba speaking people in Nigeria. It can be enjoyed with salad. Recipe Here

How to make Beske / Awara / Tofu

How to make Beske / Awara / Tofu

"Beske oni gun merin" is a fun name we called this as kids. Loosely translates as Fried Tofu with four sharp edges. Food triggers memories, and it should be fun to hear what sorts of memories different foods trigger for us. When I see Beske (Awara/Tofu), I remember walking to my mum's patent medicine store … Continue reading How to make Beske / Awara / Tofu

Gluten Free Fonio Pancakes

Gluten Free Fonio Pancakes

Fonio Pancakes What's not to enjoy in these gluten-free pancakes, made from one of the world healthiest flours. Fonio (Acha) flour. Acha is grown in Nigeria mostly in the northern parts, it is native to West Africa and is said to be one of the oldest grains ever cultivated. People with gluten intolerance, gluten allergies … Continue reading Gluten Free Fonio Pancakes

Fonio Porridge – Acha Porridge

Fonio Porridge – Acha Porridge

Acha Porridge a brilliant breakfast cereal. Since pantry surfing and discovering the pack of Fonio (Acha) I had previously forgotten, I have been having fun with it. And I particularly find Acha Porridge (Acha Pudding) delightful. It is a lot better than eating Oats hands down. And absolutely more nutritious too. Blended to flour you … Continue reading Fonio Porridge – Acha Porridge

Edikang Ikong

Edikang Ikong

So i woke up to tend my vegetable garden, which i had left unattended for a about two weeks or a lil more. I wear many hat's like many people and the month of April right to the first two weeks of May was very busy. First i got NAFDAC approval for my products FDVie … Continue reading Edikang Ikong

Okra Utazi Surf and Turf Pepper Soup

Okra Utazi Surf and Turf Pepper Soup

I will file this under comfort food. Slightly spicy, light delicious, something you snuggle up in bed on a cold day to eat.Utazi is a beautiful aromatic herb and i love the fragrance and the bitterness of it. I wanted to make a okra pepper soup and i thought it would taste great to pair … Continue reading Okra Utazi Surf and Turf Pepper Soup

Ube Hummus 

Ube Hummus 

I've been quite obsessed with Ube the last couple of days. After making a Corn on Cob rubbed with Ube a few days back, I realised Ube can be a great Dip, pretty much like Hummus. Hummus is originally made with chickpeas, it's of middle eastern origin. Since Ube already pairs well with Corn, I tried it … Continue reading Ube Hummus 

Plantain Veggie Sauce

Plantain Veggie Sauce

This was inspired by a post I saw last night on "So You Think You Can Cook". The poster didn't have enough time to share her recipe but I created this from visual inspiration . Trust me when I say this is so delicious. You can eat it alone or pair with Rice  Recipe  3 … Continue reading Plantain Veggie Sauce

Ugba Salad 

Ugba Salad 

This recipe is courtesy of an amazing lady i met on facebook, Ngozi Ogwuegbu Nnopuechi. She made the "awesomest" Ugba Salad for a hangout some time back and she was kind enough to share her recipe with me when i asked her. This is a shout out to her. I sent her a picture of … Continue reading Ugba Salad 

Beans Pottage

Beans Pottage

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