Tag: Nigerian street food

Egg Roll

Egg Roll

It's day 4 of the Covid Lockdown extension (in total we have spent 22days indoors). It seems the kids have decided that cooking will always be their get-out-of-boredom card. That will totally not be a problem of they don't keep trying to drag me along . They have asked me for Egg Rolls now it's … Continue reading Egg Roll

Fries (Dundu, Dodo, Odunkun) with Pepper Stewed Snails

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

Corn on Cob with mashed Ube

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

Isi Ewu

Isi Ewu

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 spots and night bars scattered across the metropolis of Lagos. The city is a sort of … Continue reading Isi Ewu

Buns (Nigerian Style)

Buns (Nigerian Style)

I was just minding my business this evening, -surfing around the internet, waiting for my pounded yam to digest, and monitoring the election results on Channels TV.- when my friend Tolu Adegbite buzzed me to ask for Buns recipe. I had no prior plans to make buns but I found myself heading for the kitchen … Continue reading Buns (Nigerian Style)

SECRET TO GREAT AKARA BALLS.

Good ol' Akara I made a post celebrating Akara as the ultimate street food illustrating 4 types of akara you can find on the streets. We all have several different methods for making the ultimate akara balls but this is my own personal tip. Believe it or not as simple as it is to make … Continue reading SECRET TO GREAT AKARA BALLS.