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Smoked Fried Stewed Panla

My mother in law made me fall in love with eating this fish. First time I saw her cooking it like this, I was intrigued. I had never seen anyone fry roasted panla (cod fish). And then she put it in some buka style stew (you know they stew that has meats, fish in it).… Continue reading Smoked Fried Stewed Panla

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Groundnut Soup Cameroon Style

I can't be the only one who goes to bed looking forward to a particular meal for the next day. Sometimes I start the meal prep for a particular dish the day before just to save cooking time. Sometimes it's a spur of the moment thing, like my mind just remembers, oh i haven't had… Continue reading Groundnut Soup Cameroon Style

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Ripe Plantain and Tripe Peppersoup

Shaki, (that is what we Yoruba people call Tripe) is about the only offal i eat. Others are not just my cup of tea. This is something I've wanted to eat in the last two weeks. Unfortunately it's not plantain season and I just got tired of paying so much for dead looking plantains. Thankfully… Continue reading Ripe Plantain and Tripe Peppersoup

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Native Fisherman Soup

I've heard that it's been said, that the way to a girl's heart is through seafood. Right? Lol! I totally made that up, but seafood sure is the way to my heart! A few days ago a facebook friend asked if I had a recipe for Native Fisherman soup on the blog, I realized I… Continue reading Native Fisherman Soup

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Bini Owo Soup

When I shared the recipe for Owho Soup the Urhobo version, a facebook asked if I had tried out the Bini version. I told her I hadn't and I would love to. She sent me a couple of video links. And it was quite intriguing. The cooking method is different from that of the Urohobos.… Continue reading Bini Owo Soup

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Egusi Ijebu

Egusi Ijebu Egusi Ijebu is peculiar for its light and almost runny consistency and it is cooked without vegetables. Growing up my mum cooked this variant along with the variant cooked with vegetables. Interesting my husband prefers his Egusi without vegetables while I like it vegetables. Recipe 1 1/2 cups ground Egusi (Melon Seeds)Assorted Meats… Continue reading Egusi Ijebu

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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)

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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