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




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


Dear Nigerians, Let’s not be blind to the things happening around us, we see it all, we hear about it from the media and sometimes more sadly from our loved ones. So I was told of misshapenings of my national, […]

Dear Nigerians,.. An open letter from another Nigerian