Tag: south eastern cuisine

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

When I found Achara sold in my neighbourhood I nearly danced because I had been looking for Achara for a while. Achara with akpuruakpu egusi had been on my to-do list along with just a simple Ofe Achara. Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is a delicacy of the Abia people of south-eastern Nigeria, as well … Continue reading Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi

Ofe Achara

Ofe Achara

If the really delicious Ofe Achara with Akpuruakpu Egusi is not your kettle of fish, you want to skip the elaborate prep time, then you should try this instead. Delicious, simple and straightforward. This is an Ofe Achara recipe you will like. Recipe Ingredients 2 cups Achara (the tender inner core)A handful of Okazi sliced … Continue reading Ofe Achara

Ofe Akwu

Ofe Akwu

Ofe Akwu is a palm nut cream soup that is native to the Igbo people of Nigeria. It is often served with rice or other starchy side dishes. Cream extracted from palm nuts is cooking with meats of choice and vegetables to give a delicious tasting creamy soup. Banga Soup and Abak Atama are also … Continue reading Ofe Akwu

Ofe Oha

Ofe Oha

Oha soup is native to the South Eastern Nigeria. Oha (also spelt and pronounced as Ora) is a delicate vegetable and has a very unique flavour. The first time I tasted Oha (Ora) soup was in 2009 in the restaurant of the High Court of the FCT. I had gone to court early that day … Continue reading Ofe Oha

Ofe Onugbu

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

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