Category: Therapies

Fresh Yam Fufu; Update on my experiments

Fresh Yam Fufu; Update on my experiments

Some nights ago, I wanted to know if I would get something like pounded yam by blending yam into a purée and stirring till it set on fire. The idea came after i uploaded a post on Plantain Fufu, I used a variety of yam that turns red when it is cut and exposed to … Continue reading Fresh Yam Fufu; Update on my experiments

Mango Salsa

Mango Salsa

I love good food, but I also love to stay fit too, staying fit means eating healthy. I try fad diets now and again but I've learnt also that I can still enjoy my favourite foods as long as I control my portion and prepare them in a healthy way. This long story is to … Continue reading Mango Salsa

Mango Jam

Mango Jam

Mango! Mango! Mango!I'm obsessed with mangoes! I look forward to mango season and when the season is almost over, I make tubs of jam so I can still enjoy some mangoes a little longer I first tasted Mango Jam when I was in JSS 1. I was spending some time with my friend Ekenem's family … Continue reading Mango Jam

Yam Fufu  (Fresh Yam Amala)

Yam Fufu (Fresh Yam Amala)

I'm excited about this, if you don't have Elubo (Yam Flour) and you are craving Amala, you can make some with yam.  Late last night,  - I'm a bit of an insomniac,- I was updating the blog with some posts that i had previously shared on my Facebook page, while I was putting up the … Continue reading Yam Fufu (Fresh Yam Amala)

Fruit Medley with Yogurt

One more way to enjoy your fruits. Chop up your favourite fruits, pour unsweetened  yogurt over it. Pop into the freezer and allow to set and freeze. Serve as an accompaniment or just because.

Plain Okra Soup with a lift.

Plain Okra Soup with a lift.

I love love Ila Asepo (should I call it Okra Soup Medley or Concoction Okra Soup)  but I don't cook it much because my husband is not a fan. Click here  the recipe for Ila Asepo  One of those nights when I had Okra Soup on the menu, I tried being the good girl that … Continue reading Plain Okra Soup with a lift.

Baking with the boys (Part 2); Rainbow Cookies

Baking with the boys (Part 2); Rainbow Cookies

Remember how I told you the boys wanted rainbow cookies and a rainbow cake? After our successful outing with our Rainbow Cake, they were quite excited to get on with the cookies. I was very busy the next day and got home rather late but they were not relenting. This time, the boys came with … Continue reading Baking with the boys (Part 2); Rainbow Cookies

Baking with the boys; Rainbow Cake

Baking with the boys; Rainbow Cake

Today I had loads of fun in the kitchen with two little kitchen helpers. Yesterday, on our return trip from Ilorin,  Kwara State, the boys - my 3 yrs/ 8 month old son and his 7 yrs old favourite cousin- told me what they want to cook with me in the kitchen this week. Top … Continue reading Baking with the boys; Rainbow Cake

Mango Cake

Mango is in season and I think I'm a little obsessed with mangoes. Mango is my favourite fruit and I play with my mango a lot. I make jam with it, juice, smoothies, ice cream, salads, popsicle, cake, frozen mango cubes.... Well this is my Mango Cake. Please note, I lay no claims to being … Continue reading Mango Cake