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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

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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

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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

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Black Soup  

Black Soup is a rich herby soup with a delicate balance of aromatic flavours if well cooked.  Recipe  1 1/2 cup blended Bitterleaf (before blending it must have been washed till it is no longer bitter, it would have a little bitter sweet taste  Efinrin leaves  Utazi Leaves  *combine in this propositions 1 part Efinrin… Continue reading Black Soup  

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Garden Egg Sauce

My sister came into the kitchen this morning as I was preparing to make garden egg sauce and  she said, "Sis, isn't this that sauce we hated as kids". I told her, "Believe me, I now eat many of the things I hated as a child, so why not this one too".  Today probably is… Continue reading Garden Egg Sauce

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Ofe Onugbu

In recent times I've done very little "cooking", most meals have consisted of quick fixes, take outs or otherwise cooked by someone else. I had a rough start this year. Thankfully it's been rough for the right reasons, Growth in my business Fontaine De Vie. Shortage of man power, break down of some machinery welcomed… Continue reading Ofe Onugbu

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Egusi Soup; With a burst of flavours.

A picture they say, says a thousands words, unfortunately it does not express the fragrance or taste. If it did, you'd know how I feel about this plate of Egusi Soup. It tastes and smells good to the last drop! I wish we explored our local spices and flavours a little more then we would… Continue reading Egusi Soup; With a burst of flavours.

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Afang Soup

Anytime I see Afang Soup, it brings back fond memories of my first year in University. Brief story. I was allocated to Obafemi Awolowo Hall at the University of Ibadan, how I got there is a story for another. My roommates in F49 made my year really memorable. Unfortunately I have lost touch completely with… Continue reading Afang Soup