Breakfast, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Yam Dishes

Fries (Dundu, Dodo, Odunkun) with Pepper Stewed Snails

I gave this a little oomph by sprinkling Basil salt on the fries. To make Basil salt, I grabbed some Basil (clove basil which we call patminger or curry leaf in Nigeria) from my garden. I threw it into the dry mill blender with my some Himalayan pink salt and blended together. Now you can… Continue reading Fries (Dundu, Dodo, Odunkun) with Pepper Stewed Snails

Snacks, Yam Dishes

Ojojo (Wateryam Fritters)

Ijebu omo alare e we so! Shout out to Ijebu people all over the world. This is a tribute to Ijebu cuisine. When you think food native to the peoples of the vast Ijebu kingdom, you think, Ifokore, Ojojo , Ebiripo , Ijebu Garri etc. Ojojo is wateryam fritters and its native to the Ijebu… Continue reading Ojojo (Wateryam Fritters)

Therapies, Yam Dishes

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

How to Series, Yam Dishes

Ebiripo 

I made Ebiripo today and I shared pictures on my Facebook wall, I had even written that I was channeling my imaginary Ijebu side, little did I know I did indeed have Ijebu Remo roots, royal roots as a matter of fact, LOL! My dad saw my post and sent me this message on WhatsApp.… Continue reading Ebiripo 

Soups, Yam Dishes

Ikokore / Ifokore

An Ijebu pottage delicacy made with grated Wateryam. Typically it is eaten with Eba (cold eba preferrably) I've been craving Ikokore for weeks but I've been unable to cook because I've been convalescent. Now that I'm back on my feet, I cooked the first thing I've been craving. Ikokore Ijebu. I have a staff who… Continue reading Ikokore / Ifokore

Breakfast, Yam Dishes

Scrambled Eggs with vegetables

If you are an 80's child and you grew up in Nigeria then it is very likely fried eggs  featured in your weekend breakfast, Omelette, stewed eggs, scrambled eggs... or you packed it as lunch to school. You either had it with bread or yam. Fried eggs is a staple for breakfast any day of… Continue reading Scrambled Eggs with vegetables