Category: Therapies

Mango Liqueur

Mango Liqueur

A simple homemade alcoholic recipe for Mango lovers Recipe Ingredients 3 medium sized Mangoes 750ml Dry Gin or Vodka Procedure Wash and clean your mangoes. Chop it up into sizes that fit into a bottle. I usually chop with skins for more flavour. Use a clean sterile glass bottle. Put the chopped mangoes in the … Continue reading Mango Liqueur

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

Ekpang Nkukwo

Ekpang Nkukwo

Lord knows how much i enjoy eating Ekpang Nkukwo. You see there is something about food that is made with a lot of love and attention to detail. As a foodie, the first time i learnt of Ekpang Nkukwo i was intent on trying it out. Growing up i couldn't stand any meal made with … Continue reading Ekpang Nkukwo

Tea Time; Let’s Have  Homemade Herbal Tea

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

Mango Lassi

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

Ofe Oha

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

Imoyo Alatasuesue (Spicy Imoyo Stew)

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)

Nkwobi

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

Garden to Table

Garden to Table

This year I started my backyard garden after procrastinating for over two years. As a little girl I really enjoyed gardening. My maternal grandmother had a small garden outside her house in Molete for sometime and the highlight of my visit was helping to weed the garden. My parents also had a small garden behind … Continue reading Garden to Table

Ofe Assorted! (An Exotic Soup)

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)