Breads, Not really a Baker, Therapies

Focaccia Bread (Rosemary Garlic Focaccia)

The weirdest thing has been happening to me this lockdown period. From about 9 pm I get the urge to bake bread. I just want to get up and start kneading bread. It doesn't help that it seems like the whole world seems to be baking bread at home right now too. All over my… Continue reading Focaccia Bread (Rosemary Garlic Focaccia)

Breads, Breakfast, Not really a Baker

Sweet Coconut Bread

Baking bread can be so addictive. I've lost count of how many times of bread I've baked bread this lockdown period. From Agege Bread to bread buns and rolls, I'd even be making Focaccia tomorrow and artisan bread soon. As a matter of fact, I've started wearing my fit watch whenever I knead bread and… Continue reading Sweet Coconut Bread

Not really a Baker, Therapies

Banana Loaf

Freshly Baked Banana Loaf! My kids legit think they are amateur chefs of sorts this lockdown. They have done a lot of baking and experimental cooking. Each time they step into the kitchen I'm certain they believe they have entered Masterchef Kids or any of the other cooking shows on Food Network. And of course… Continue reading Banana Loaf

Crepes and Pancakes

Crepes

World Pancakes day is February 2nd every year. I didn't know this until three years ago. That's when i took the picture below in commemoration. Crepes are thin pancakes, the Americans like their pancake thick the Europeans prefer it thin. Crepes are popular in Nigeria but we just call them Pancakes. Recipe 1 1/2 All… Continue reading Crepes

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, Smoothies, Juices,

Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca pearls is derived from the starch of tubers of cassava. In Lagos , Nigeria, you'd usually find them in sold in very dried dehydrated clusters. It's usually an off white colour. It consists of almost pure carbs and contains very little proteins, fibre or nutrients. Tapioca is gluten free. When it is cooked it… Continue reading Tapioca Pudding

Bean Dishes

Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food. 

Sometime back I shared tips on making great Akara balls  (You can look up the tips in this LINK). Akara is a simple delicious meal to make. However, you know how simple tasks can throw huge curve balls at you. Akara has shamed many a cook several times. This is my no fail recipe for great… Continue reading Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food. 

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

Breakfast, Crepes and Pancakes, Something for FitFam

Waffle Omelette

I was inspired to do this yesterday after I saw a recipe shared on one of the fitness groups I belong. The author used a sandwich toaster to make what she call Egg Sandwich. I tweaked her recipe a little and used a waffle maker to make this. For those people on a protein diet, … Continue reading Waffle Omelette