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)
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
This recipe uses Cake Premix (See here for a from scratch recipe) 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 … Continue reading Banana Loaf
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
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
Tapioca in coconut milk topped with trail mix Cooked Tapioca with watermelon slices and milk. 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. Tapioca Pearls. It consists of almost pure carbs … Continue reading Tapioca Pudding
Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food.
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. Sometime back I shared tips on making great Akara balls (You can look up the tips in this LINK). This is my no fail recipe for great … Continue reading Akara: A collection of 4 types of the ultimate Street food.
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
On the world food calendar, today is French Toast Day. So here is some bite sized French Toast with Banana&Avocado slices, dried currants, toasted coconut flakes and drizzled with honey. French Toast is super easy to make. You need• 4 Slices of Bread • 1 Egg• 1/4 cup milk• 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder• … Continue reading French Toast
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