Plantain Goodness

Plantain Gizzard Kebab

Deconstructed Gizzdodo The initial plan was to make Gizdodo but then I decided against it, instead I assembled the ingredients on a skewer. In other words deconstructed gizdodo. Happy 60th independence day Nigeria(ns). How did you celebrate? I know many of us feel disillusioned about the current state of things in the nation. However I… Continue reading Plantain Gizzard Kebab

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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

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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 

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Igbindodo ; A dish of Snails and Plantain

In my earlier post about Gizdodo,  I had described Gizdodo as the marriage between Gizzard and dodo made in plantain heaven!  If you love snails half as much as I do, then you'd love this Igbindodo. Igbin being the Yoruba word for snails. Dodo is fried plantain in Yoruba too Recipe •    1 Kg well… Continue reading Igbindodo ; A dish of Snails and Plantain

Plantain Goodness, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Gizdodo

Gizdodo is a happy marriage of fried plantain, fried gizzard and peppered stew. I've been trying to find the history of the dish but one thing I'm certain of is that it was made popular by caterers who served them at parties and events. Usually it is served at parties as a side dish or… Continue reading Gizdodo