Course: Main Dish


Carrot Jollof Rice
You did read that right, I made Jollof rice using carrot as a main ingredient. Not as an accompaniment or even garnish, but first let me tell you about how I subconsciously survived 1 whole month without Jollof rice… To […]

Carrot Jollof Rice | Sweeter than spice.


Oven Baked Sea bass on a bed of coconut Jollof rice.
Looking back at a lazy Sunday Jollof rice drenched in coconut milk and baked in the oven with two whole sea bass marinated in coconut oil, it was nothing but delicious. Typical Jollof is cooked in a pot with utmost […]

Whole Sea bass & Coconut ‘Jollof’ Long/Wild Rice


Buttery Baked Beans with Chicken Drumsticks
As we draw closer to Christmas I find myself making hearty festive meals and yesterday for dinner I made baked beans. Yes, beans. I know it’s not the first thing you’ll think of for a festive meal but it was […]

Drummer beans – Buttery Baked beans & drumsticks



Pork Strips and Cherry Tomato Pepper Soup
I have enjoyed the last few months of living in Nigeria where the weather is beautifully hot and where I fueled my love for Nigerian Food such as pepper soup. Leaving was difficult but moving to another European country (no […]

Hearty Pork Strips & Cherry tomato pepper soup 


Pan cooked Pasta with eggs
Yes, Penne is a type of Pasta and there’s probably no need to use both in the same sentence, but I just like the sound of Egg Penne Pasta. So it works for me. One of my dreams in life […]

Egg Penne Pasta – Eat, Live & Breath Italy




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


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.