Category: Therapies

Holiday cooking with kids

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 parent … Continue reading Holiday cooking with kids

Ube Hummus 

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 Hummus is originally made with chickpeas, it's of middle eastern origin.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 

Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

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 Veggie Sauce

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

Ugba Salad 

Ugba Salad 

This recipe is courtesy of an amazing lady i met on facebook, Ngozi Ogwuegbu Nnopuechi. She made the "awesomest" Ugba Salad for a hangout some time back and she was kind enough to share her recipe with me when i asked her. This is a shout out to her. I sent her a picture of … Continue reading Ugba Salad 

Fried Chicken in Vegetable Gravy 

Fried Chicken in Vegetable Gravy 

Christmas Eve lunch.  The initial plan was to make a simple gravvy using the stock I had from cooking all the chickens my husband brought from the farm yesterday. Then I remembered I had some vegetables that would waste if I don't cook them today. I'd be spending Christmas with my parents and they would … Continue reading Fried Chicken in Vegetable Gravy 

GIVEAWAY TIME! ! ! ! ! (#Plantain #Chocolate competition )

GIVEAWAY TIME! ! ! ! ! (#Plantain #Chocolate competition )

Earlier in the year, I announced that I'd be having a give away.  I would be selecting FIVE (5) LUCKY WINNERS to gift BOXES of CUSTOMISED  CHOCOLATES BARS to, courtesy of The ChocBoy TO QUALIFY  CREATE A RECIPE THAT INCLUDES PLANTAIN AND CHOCOLATE!!!!!! The top FIVE PICTURES with the highest number of likes WIN.  The competition … Continue reading GIVEAWAY TIME! ! ! ! ! (#Plantain #Chocolate competition )

Prawn Dodo 

Prawn Dodo 

A few days ago, my Gizdodo  was featured on a blog and it really cheered me up. Thing was I had been ill, drifting in and out of sleep from being heavily medicated with flu pills and antibiotics,  I had initially thought it was malaria and so I self medicated (don't be like me).  That blog … Continue reading Prawn Dodo 

Ofe Onugbu

Ofe Onugbu

In recent times I've done very little "cooking", most meals have consisted of quick fixes, take outs or otherwise cooked by someone else. I had a rough start this year. Thankfully it's been rough for the right reasons, Growth in my business Fontaine De Vie. Shortage of man power, break down of some machinery welcomed … Continue reading Ofe Onugbu

Isi Ewu

Isi Ewu

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 spots and night bars scattered across the metropolis of Lagos. The city is a sort of … Continue reading Isi Ewu