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

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Groundnut Soup (Omisagwe)

Since I learnt to make Groundnut soup, I can make it in my sleep. When i have a flu, i make it extra spicy Recipe 1 1/2 Cups raw (unpeeled, dehusked) groundnut 2 tsp Uziza Seeds 2 Dried Cameroon Peppers *Goat meat (personal preference) Stock fish Smoked Fish 1/8 cup of smoked prawns 2 tbsp… Continue reading Groundnut Soup (Omisagwe)

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces

Egusi Soup

Yesterday i got my favorite type of fufu, from Oja Odan in Ogun state. So i ditched the traditional Sunday Pounded yam or Fried rice and we had fufu instead, and egusi of cause to go with it. Recipe 2 cups Egusi (Melon Seeds) Assorted Meats (Cowleg, Goat meat, ponmo, offals) Assorted Fish (Stock fish,… Continue reading Egusi Soup

Something for FitFam, Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

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

Something for FitFam, Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Okra Utazi Surf and Turf Peppersoup

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 peppersoup and i thought it would taste great to pair… Continue reading Okra Utazi Surf and Turf Peppersoup

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Ofe Oha

Oha soup is native to the South Eastern Nigeria. Oha (also spelt and pronounced as Ora) is a delicate vegetable and has a very unique flavour. The first time I tasted Oha (Ora) soup was in 2009 in the restaurant of the High Court of the FCT. I had gone to court early that day… Continue reading Ofe Oha

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Imoyo Alatasuesue (Spicy Imoyo Stew)

There is a song by Sunny Ade I play in my head every time I say Imoyo stew. Anyone familiar with King Sunny Ade's music will know the song I'm talking about. ... Oya ka ma jo lo, loni mukulumuke, Oya ka ma se lo, loni melo melo Ka se imoyo alata suesue (×2) Adun… Continue reading Imoyo Alatasuesue (Spicy Imoyo Stew)

Soups, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Nkwobi

Nkwobi is a happy hour meal. Busy as Lagos is, it has an interesting night life. After the stress of the hustle and bustle of the day, people seem to find a way to unwind after. Hence you’d find a lot of out door cool/happy hour spots and night bars scattered across the metropolis of… Continue reading Nkwobi

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces

Seafood Ogbono

SEAFOOD OGBONO I'm in love with seafood and that is no secret. Making this was inspired by making Seafood Okra. Recipe 1. Ogbono Seeds (a 170g milk tin size) 2. Uziza leaves (a handful of thinly sliced leaves) 3. Assorted Fresh Seafood (shrimps/crabs/prawns/fish) 4. Smoked catfish and stockfish 5. 1/8 cup dried crayfish 6. 1/2… Continue reading Seafood Ogbono

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies, Uncategorized

Ofe Assorted! (An Exotic Soup)

Filing this under food therapies. I've called this soup Ofe Assorted because that is what it is, I've used the basic principle for cooking soups like Oha, Onugbu, Ofe owerri to make this soup, using 3 of my favourite vegetables together. I have also resisted the temptation of calling this soup Ofe Owerri as I… Continue reading Ofe Assorted! (An Exotic Soup)