Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)Corn (Agbado, Oka)Groundnuts (Boiled) Asala/Awusa (sometimes African Walnut) Which of these crops in season have you been enjoying? Tell me your most and least favorite of them all. If your current crop in season isn't here, please mention in the comment.
A perfectly cooked Ube Ube is in season and I love Ube a lot. This is the third post I'm making on the blog about Ube. Corn season is also Ube season here in Nigeria, and you will find Ube sold alongside corn. I buy a lot of fresh Ube to make myself because many … Continue reading Ube (Safou, Atanga, African Bush Pear. Nsafu, Bush Butter Fruit)
For those who have followed this page long enough, you will know of my love for seafood! I love seafood! I love love seafood! Especially shell fish and crustaceans. The major seafood market on the mainland of Lagos "Makoko Fish Market", is a 1hr 15min drive from my home, sans traffic. When I can't get … Continue reading Seafood Boil Pepper Soup Style
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 Hummus is originally made with chickpeas, it's of middle eastern origin.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
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