Drinks, Drinks, Smoothies, Juices,, How to Series, Therapies

Tea Time; Let’s Have Homemade Herbal Tea

Did you know you can make your own tea using a blend of your favorite herbs and spices? I do that all the time and i want to share one of my mixes with you. The beauty of this is that, this is made with locally grown spices readily available in the market, especially from… Continue reading Tea Time; Let’s Have Homemade Herbal Tea

Breakfast, Drinks, Drinks, Smoothies, Juices,, Smoothies, Therapies

Mango Lassi

#UnrepentantMangoAddict The season came early this year and I've been enjoying every bit of it. A facebook friend even sent me the most precious delicious tasting mangoes all the way from Benue State. Oh i had a ball! On the way back the Lagos from Ilorin, were my family and i spent our easter holiday,… Continue reading Mango Lassi

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, 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)

Not really a Baker, Therapies

Holiday cooking with kids

It's the long holidays and it's the holiday most parents dread. The kids are in your face every minute, eating, talking and playing non stop! Thankfully most schools have deviced a way to take them out of your hands for a few hours, Summer School they call it. But then they come back. As a… Continue reading Holiday cooking with kids

Salads, Snacks, Something for FitFam, Therapies

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 

Snacks, Therapies

Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

This is just a simple twist to the Corn and Ube you love. CORN on COB in a Skewer rubbed with mashed Ube It's Corn season and with corn comes Ube. Ube is an oval shaped, purple berry with a large seed in the centre. It's in season at about the same time as corn.… Continue reading Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

Plantain Goodness, Something for FitFam, Therapies

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