Ofe Owerri

I wasn’t even in the mood to cook but my day as always has to be fulfilled and one of the things that make me happy is putting my fine touches to food.  So before my departure few weeks ago to Africa, I decided I was going to make my family a sumptuous soup to […]

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Baked Mac and Cheese

Baked Mac and Cheese is not a Nigerian or typical African homes staple.  This is something so foreign to many Nigerian homes that you can hardly see them cooking it rather they will purchase the premade in the store.  However, this is one meal that my family loves so much that I make it once […]

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Yogurt Fish Curry

My visit to India two years ago was for work but I ended up visiting the Shrines, the seventh wonder of the World, have you heard about it before? That is the Taj Mahal, and several other interesting places in India. I took my time studying the food in the hotel that I stayed because […]

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Seafood Banga Soup

I am a Nigerian by birth but came from a tribe that Banga soup was alien to us until recently.  Two years ago when I visited my hometown and decided to cook Banga soup, my aunt asked me what the nutritional values in just palm-nut soup are.  I told her that the fat in the […]

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Cassava Leaves Sauce (Palava Sauce)

The smile on my son’s face when he got home last Friday and saw a pot of Cassava Sauce simmering on the stove was unbelievable.  This sauce is made once every two years in my house.  Not that I can’t cook it every Saturday, but the fact that I have not been able to evaluate […]

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Keto Almond Bread

A friend said to me, “Viv, the thought of not eating bread daily is a deterrent for this diet oo.” I laughed so hard because I have done this diet now for eight months and I never one day cheated with bread.  However, her comment prompted me to seek for solutions especially for her to join me […]

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Crunchy Gizdodo

Crunchy Gizdodo Since valentine day is guaranteed to be a date night, I decided to cook my own valentine lunch for my family. Here is a crunchy Gizdodo, so easy to make. Follow the recipe as well as the pictures. Ingredients 3 cups gizzard (chopped) 4 ripe plantain 2 big yellow onions 2 hot scotch […]

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Enoki Mushroom Okra Soup

This is one of my instant soups that comes in handy when I have visitors and fresh okra at home. Since my daughter loves okra soup no matter how you make it, I try to make it reach for her to enjoy her favorite food which is Eba, she calls every swallow fufu. Recipe has […]

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Chicken Salad

Though this recipe is coming after a long time being away from posting here, I just wanted you all to know that I am well and still care about bringing you innovative recipes, but job travels and mountains of work has kept me away and not allowed me to write for the blog. I love […]

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Jollof Rice

Jollof Rice of life. I heard someone said that jollof rice is synonymous to Nigeria, then a friend put up a status update that she is jollof rice. Funny right? Anyhow, as a Nigerian/American, I would agree that jollof rice is Nigerian but after eating jollof rice from Senegal, Gambia, Mali and Sierra Loane, I […]

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