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

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

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Happy Independence Day Nigeria

To commemorate this celebration I made a simply smoothie with Avocado, Rice Cereal, Milk and 1 tsp of lemon juice. Sweetened with Truvia. Both the Green and Creamy coloured part are Avocados. I used only the fleshy yellow part the avocado for the middle and for the Green I peeled it with the vibrant green… Continue reading Happy Independence Day Nigeria

Soups, Soups, Stews and Sauces, Stews and Sauces

Seafood Ogbono

SEAFOOD OGBONO I'm in love with seafood and that is no secret. Making this was inspired by making Seafood Okra. Recipe 1. Ogbono Seeds (a 170g milk tin size) 2. Uziza leaves (a handful of thinly sliced leaves) 3. Assorted Fresh Seafood (shrimps/crabs/prawns/fish) 4. Smoked catfish and stockfish 5. 1/8 cup dried crayfish 6. 1/2… Continue reading Seafood Ogbono

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

Ofe Assorted! (An Exotic Soup)

Filing this under food therapies. I've called this soup Ofe Assorted because that is what it is, I've used the basic principle for cooking soups like Oha, Onugbu, Ofe owerri to make this soup, using 3 of my favourite vegetables together. I have also resisted the temptation of calling this soup Ofe Owerri as I… Continue reading Ofe Assorted! (An Exotic Soup)

Salads, Snacks, Something for FitFam, Therapies

Ube Hummus 

I've been quite obsessed with Ube the last couple of days. After making a Corn on Cob rubbed with Ube a few days back, I realised Ube can be a great Dip, pretty much like Hummus. Hummus is originally made with chickpeas, it's of middle eastern origin. Since Ube already pairs well with Corn, I tried it… Continue reading Ube Hummus 

Snacks, Therapies

Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

This is just a simple twist to the Corn and Ube you love. CORN on COB in a Skewer rubbed with mashed Ube It's Corn season and with corn comes Ube. Ube is an oval shaped, purple berry with a large seed in the centre. It's in season at about the same time as corn.… Continue reading Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

Plantain Goodness, Something for FitFam, Therapies

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

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