Turmeric Porridge Yam

You know I get conflicting reports about Palm Oil and sometimes I wonder if I am doing the right thing for my health or I am just carrying on like my grandparents in cooking with Palm Oil without looking at the negative impacts to my cholesterol. Since, I have not been able to determine the […]

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Redefined Okpa

I will tell story of Okpa another day, but here is my redefined Okpa because I was tired of the same old same old plain Okpa.  When I come back, I will tell you my introduction to Okpa as a kid in Enugu State, the home of my uncle’s wife and how I hated Okpa […]

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Zoborita (Zobo Margarita)

Though I haven’t been a fan of normal Zobo drink before now, however when I realized that I could do so much with this simple dried flowers including the nutritional values, I decided to give it a try again for a good Zobo Margarita.  According to WebMd, Hibiscus is a bushy annual plant. Various parts […]

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Saffron Seafood Rice

Saffron is too expensive and therefore, I do not use it always in my food.  Last two weeks I got a good one from Costco and decided to make some seafood rice with it.  Try it because your children will love you for it.   Ingredients: 4 cups long grain white rice 2/3 cup of olive […]

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Yam and Chicken Pepper Soup

In a cold winter morning, precisely on a Saturday when I had all the time in my hand, I remembered my clay pot from Nigeria and also remembered my late grandmother who taught me to eat from this pot; and her favorite dish to eat from the clay pot was yam pepper soup.  So come […]

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Okra Soup (30 Minutes Okra Soup)

      Okra is one of those universal vegetable that is generally eaten in different ways. Okra is also rich in vitamin A and low in calories. In Nigeria alone, there are more than 10 different ways to cook okra.  In my house alone, I cook okra in more than 5 different ways but […]

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Waakye, Shitto and Stew (Ghana rice and beans)

Except you grew up and had access and liberty to street food, you will not understand this meal. I have to tell you, this was my best street food (Mama Put) in Ojodu, Lagos, before we moved to Ajao Estate. Moreover, you only get to buy this for breakfast or dinner, never served for lunch. […]

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Plantain Scotch Egg

I woke up this morning thinking about Oseghale Hauwa’s plantain scotch Egbe and had euphoria. Then I got up and went straight to the kitchen to make it as a breakfast for my family. This meal is so simple and at the same time so sumptuous that you can never have enough. As usual, I […]

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Spiralized Red Potato Fries

I am a French fries lover but I hate Mikky D’s or Burger King Fries due to its high caloric content and saturated fat used in frying their fries.  So, I have been looking for a way to enjoy fries the way I do at the World Bank cafeteria hmmm their curly fries is to […]

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