Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces

Bini Owo Soup

When I shared the recipe for Owho Soup the Urhobo version, a facebook asked if I had tried out the Bini version. I told her I hadn't and I would love to. She sent me a couple of video links. And it was quite intriguing. The cooking method is different from that of the Urohobos.… Continue reading Bini Owo Soup

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

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Groundnut Soup (Omisagwe)

Since I learnt to make Groundnut soup, I can make it in my sleep. When i have a flu, i make it extra spicy Recipe 1 1/2 Cups raw (unpeeled, dehusked) groundnut 2 tsp Uziza Seeds 2 Dried Cameroon Peppers *Goat meat (personal preference) Stock fish Smoked Fish 1/8 cup of smoked prawns 2 tbsp… Continue reading Groundnut Soup (Omisagwe)

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces

Egusi Soup

Yesterday i got my favorite type of fufu, from Oja Odan in Ogun state. So i ditched the traditional Sunday Pounded yam or Fried rice and we had fufu instead, and egusi of cause to go with it. Recipe 2 cups Egusi (Melon Seeds) Assorted Meats (Cowleg, Goat meat, ponmo, offals) Assorted Fish (Stock fish,… Continue reading Egusi Soup

Something for FitFam, Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Edikang Ikong

So i woke up to tend my vegetable garden, which i had left unattended for a about two weeks or a lil more. I wear many hat's like many people and the month of April right to the first two weeks of May was very busy. First i got NAFDAC approval for my products FDVie… Continue reading Edikang Ikong

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)

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

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Imoyo Alatasuesue (Spicy Imoyo Stew)

There is a song by Sunny Ade I play in my head every time I say Imoyo stew. Anyone familiar with King Sunny Ade's music will know the song I'm talking about. ... Oya ka ma jo lo, loni mukulumuke, Oya ka ma se lo, loni melo melo Ka se imoyo alata suesue (×2) Adun… Continue reading Imoyo Alatasuesue (Spicy Imoyo Stew)

Soups, Stews and Sauces, Therapies

Nkwobi

Nkwobi is a happy hour meal. Busy as Lagos is, it has an interesting night life. After the stress of the hustle and bustle of the day, people seem to find a way to unwind after. Hence you’d find a lot of out door cool/happy hour spots and night bars scattered across the metropolis of… Continue reading Nkwobi