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April 26, 2020

This post is a test of those who cook and those who don’t. Before you start reading, close your eyes and try to mention at least 5 seasoning that Nigerians use. Don’t mention new products, please. Your time starts now. 1. Vedan. This was used for all tough meat then. Just add Vedan and you’re […]

April 25, 2020

I was quickened in my spirit to share these economical soup tips for people like me who are at home and are trying to cut costs and feed well. These soups are just what you need. Bear in mind that these kinds of soups don’t allow room for meat, because it’s just N200 budget. And […]

April 24, 2020

Nigerians love their rice. If you watch the top ten YouTube tutorials of any Nigerian food blogger it will at least four rice dishes. Even though we are constantly finding new ways to reinvent rice, these rice dishes remain staples in most parts of Nigeria. I’m usually not one to pit a couple of bad […]

April 11, 2020

We are all bored. And it’s Saturday morning. What else can we do but play around in the kitchen and have fun while at it? This list is a very helpful idea of things you can make while you are alone at home this Saturday morning. 1. Puff-puff. 2. Plantain frittata. 3. Gizdodo (if you […]

April 4, 2020

Being in self-isolation has driven me to experiment with a lot of things, especially food. And while some of these experiments have come back to slap me in the face, a lot of them have resulted in mind blowing, toe-curling orgasm. One of them is this Golden Morn experiment which I’m about to share with […]

March 9, 2020

Have you been contemplating travelling across West Africa? Do you need strong reasons to? This is all you need. 1. To be exposed to new culture. Did you know, for instance, that in Guinea Bissau, Jollof rice is called Thieb Blanc? Or that it is not like the Nigerian Jollof rice that is deeply coloured. […]

March 8, 2020

For everyone who likes good food that is served on time, we all have to give thanks to bukas for always having our backs. In case you’re looking for a plug into the Lagos buka scene, this is a sure place to begin. In no particular order, we present a list of Lagos bukas you […]

March 8, 2020

There’s something about being Nigerian that is so unique. That something is the food aspect. Most Nigerian families don’t follow a food timetable, but through an unspoken rule, they have fixed the food you eat on weekdays and the food you are to eat on weekends. And they are not being mean or anything, it’s […]

March 7, 2020

Dodo (fried plantain) has been the reigning Nigerian king for a while now. But while dodo holds forte here, Alloco is busy kinging its way across dinner tables and meals across Africa. This post will tell you all you need to know about Alloco. It will also make you wonder if dodo is really the […]

March 7, 2020

It’s 63 years of Ghanaian independence. The country gained their freedom in 1957. As we celebrate the Ghanaian independence day, we also celebrate some of their amazing foods. 1. Boiled eggs. Eggs are a major staple in Ghana. Boiled eggs especially. It’s a treat. This picture shows just how much of egg lovers Ghanians are. This […]

March 6, 2020

What is Jollof if it does not taste like a party Jollof? In this post, we will be taking you through a list of things to look out for when you are about to try out Jollof rice in any buka, party, restaurant, or even in your own kitchen. Enjoy! 1. It always, always has […]

March 6, 2020

Ask any Nigerian to mention types of rice and they are quick to mention Jollof rice, fried rice, coconut rice. But what about the other types of rice that always have your back when you are broke? Why don’t you mention them? Oh, you are ashamed of them, right? We are judging you. 1. Concotion […]

February 29, 2020

You need a bit of street credibility to survive this Nigeria. And part of that street credibility includes being able to finesse your ways into parties you’re uninvited to. Who knows, you might gatecrash Temi Otedola’s wedding, catch Daddy Otedola’s eye and become Temi Otedola’s step mother. This is Nigeria, anything can happen. 1. Own […]

February 28, 2020

Sure, we all argue about Nigeria Jollof vs. Ghana Jollof. We can cook Jollof rice in all ways imaginable. We serve it at parties and crave for it often. But then, how well do we know this delicacy we stan so much? Let’s plug you with some mind-blowing things. 1. According to historians, Jollof’s origin […]

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February 25, 2020

For every Nigerian who loves food, there are certain moments that leave you feeling immensely disappointed — from biting into a meat pie and getting a mouth full of air, to sucking on a pretty but bitter agbalumo. This post understands that pain. 1. When the meat pie is more air than meat. We hate […]

February 23, 2020

Amala is forever going to be regarded as a food that is not for the common man. It’s okay if people slander amala. Not everyone has good taste and you can’t blame them for it. 1. When you get to a party and there’s no amala. Ah, what kind of incomplete party is this? 2. […]

February 22, 2020

Nigerian moinmoin is a delicacy. Made from beans, moinmoin can go with anything imaginable and it can even be eaten as a meal alone. Are you planning to chop life this weekend? Then you should consider a date with Nigerian moinmoin. It can be prepared in leaves. The Yorubas refer to it as moinmoin elewe. […]

February 15, 2020

Beans is a very versatile Nigerian meal. Too bad a lot of you people don’t realise it. If you like beans as much as we do, then this list of how to spice up your beans is just for you. 1. Cook it with spaghetti. Image from Cookpad. In case you’re not sure how your […]

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