Category: Soups

Catfish Pepper Soup

Catfish Pepper Soup

Catfish Peppersoup with bite sized pieces of yam. If you like my Tripe Pepper Soup, Cowfoot Pepper Soup, Goat meat Pepper Soup recipes, then you will like this. Nigerian pepper soup is a comforting light spicy soup that can be cooked with any type of meat or fish with an infusion of traditional herbs and … Continue reading Catfish Pepper Soup

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

When I found Achara sold in my neighbourhood I nearly danced because I had been looking for Achara for a while. Achara with akpuruakpu egusi had been on my to-do list along with just a simple Ofe Achara. Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is a delicacy of the Abia people of south-eastern Nigeria, as well … Continue reading Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara

Ofe Achara

If the really delicious Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is not your kettle of fish, you want to skip the elaborate prep time, then you should try this instead. Delicious, simple and straightforward. This is an Ofe Achara recipe you will like. Recipe Ingredients 2 cups Achara (the tender inner core)A handful of Okazi sliced … Continue reading Ofe Achara

Soya Beans Soup

Soya Beans Soup

This recipe is a tribute to an incident from my childhood that is forever etched in my memory. It's a testament to the saying, "Tough Times don't last but Tough People do." Soya Beans Soup You can read all about it or Skip to Recipe. I recreated this recipe from memory. I remember clearly the … Continue reading Soya Beans Soup

Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Comfort food on a cold rainy day for me is pepper soup. Sometimes I panic when I check the spice jar and I can't find any pepper soup spice left. Depending on what proteins (meats or fish) I have, I can quickly whip up pepper soup in 30 minutes and cosy up to a bowl. … Continue reading Goat Meat Pepper Soup

Okra Leaf Soup

Okra Leaf Soup

With a backyard garden, it is easy for me to make a quick dash to my garden, grab a couple of vegetables and cook with them. Ugu, Utazi, Uziza, Bitterleaf, Ewedu, sometimes Shoko and Tete (Amaranth) and now Okra leaves. Did you know you can cook with young Okra (Okro) leaves? If you are making … Continue reading Okra Leaf Soup

Ofe Akwu

Ofe Akwu

Ofe Akwu is a palm nut cream soup that is native to the Igbo people of Nigeria. It is often served with rice or other starchy side dishes. Cream extracted from palm nuts is cooking with meats of choice and vegetables to give a delicious tasting creamy soup. Banga Soup and Abak Atama are also … Continue reading Ofe Akwu

Abak Atama

Abak Atama

Abak Atama is the version of palm nut soup, indigenous to the Efik and Ibibio people of south-south of Nigeria. It is also called Efere Abak Atama. Efere means soup, Abak means palm nut, Atama is the vegetable used to cooking the soup. The Delta people have Banga soup, the Igbos have Ofe Akwu. Fresh … Continue reading Abak Atama

Simple Chicken Sauce

Simple Chicken Sauce

Chicken Sauce This is one of the easiest sauces you can whip up in the kitchen and feel fancy while at it. It was one of the first "fancy" things I cooked as a child. I started cooking before I was a teenager and my mum allowed me leeway in the kitchen. At Christmas or … Continue reading Simple Chicken Sauce