Essential spices and herbs for Party Jollof Rice
My mama’s Wednesday afternoon Jollof rice was the way maker to her Saturday/Sunday Feel good Jollof a.k.a ‘Parry Jollof a.k.a ‘Owambe Jollof but most popularly know as Party Jollof. Growing up I have learnt so many ways of cooking Jollof […]

Party Jollof Essential spice, herbs and Extra seasonings

Soya Mince Meatballs in light tomato sauce
As a meat lover you can imagine my surprise when I received a gift of dry Soya Mince among other vegetarian items. I have never intentional tried to cook vegetarian food but I have tasted some very delicious feel good […]

Soya Mince Vegetarian Meatballs & Tomato Sauce

Ingredients for suya spice mix
For many years, Nigeria has shared its delicious cuisine with the world, Our party favorites such as Jollof rice, moi-moi and our authentic street foods such as suya. As large and diverse as Nigeria is with its different cultural background […]

Suya Spice Mix & All that goodness 

One Pot beans with prawns, plantains and potatoes
I love Africa and its delicious variety of cuisines that naturally puts you in a feasting mood. That’s exactly how I felt when I made this delicious bean pottage, with a variety fresh vegetables, legumes and prawns. There are times […]

Epic One Pot Feast. Prawns, Beans & Roots.

southern Nigerian Banga Rice
Meet Banga rice, the southern delicious cousin to Jollof rice, that is drenched and cooked in the rich Palm-fruit juice/extract as is common in the southern part of Nigeria. Palm-fruit is used in most staple meals in my native region […]

Palm-Fruit ‘Banga Rice, cousin to Jollof Rice.

Nigerian Fried Cookies (Chin-Chin)
Chin-Chin is an age-long snack made by Nigerians, It is staple treat served in most family celebrations. As much as I loved eating these delicious fried cookies as a kid, I mostly enjoyed making them with my siblings and cousins […]

Chin-Chin’ Nigerian Fried Cookies

Corn Puffs
In Nigeria we have a delicious snack and street food known as puff puff and in the USA they have corn dogs, they are both made of delicious fried batter. As I put on my creative hat today I decided […]

Delicious Corn Puffs

Caramel Pancakes
For a recent while I’ve wanted to make pancakes and today is the day I decided to whisk it up. Out of the gazillion types of fillings and toppings I opted for the ooey gooey stuff, caramel! I’ve had a […]

Sticky Caramel Pancakes with Almond Flakes

Growing up we spent most school holidays with our grandparents, in the raining season they’d bring home sacks filled with this squash and we’d boil them in salted water, and scoop them with a spoon😆 it was so delicious and so […]

“Èto” Kabocha Squash Soup

A typical Saturday brunch with my family is made of yam, plantain and a fiery chicken, beef or/and fish broth know as Ukodo; a pepper soup pottage. The fiery taste of this soup is not solely because of the amount […]

Chicken & Plantain Ukodo ‘Pepper soup Pottage’

Banga Soup
Banga is the Nigerian name for Palm-fruit which Palm oil is made from and it’s also the base for most Nigerian soups. The raw extract from the fruit is very rich and has an amazing taste when used in cooking especially […]

Banga ‘Palm-Fruit’ Soup

One really good food that I loved as a kid and is now a favourite of mine is Kwahka (Pronounced “Kworka”). A delicious corn pudding made from very ripe plantains, palm fruit extract and cornmeal. Originally cooked by wrapping the corn […]

Kwahka – Nigerian Corn Pudding