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7 Tips For Bleaching Palm Oil

April 19, 2022

Bleaching palm oil is a process that involves heating up palm oil until it becomes translucent. Even though it is considered a necessary skill in Nigerian cooking,  a lot of people don’t know how to bleach palm oil. Them dey try oh! But their efforts always fall short of the mark. Thus, for the benefit … Continue reading 7 Tips For Bleaching Palm Oil

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Origin of the Nigerian Food: Okpa

April 19, 2022

Enugu, as the name implies, is situated on a hill. Located in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria, this beautiful and serene state is synonymous with coal production and okpa di oku. While the former has been rendered redundant, the latter continues to tantalize the taste buds of indigenes and non-indigenes alike. In fact, most communities … Continue reading Origin of the Nigerian Food: Okpa

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Afang Soup Recipe

April 19, 2022

Pronounced ah-fan, afang soup is indigenous to the Efik, Ibibio and Oron people of Southern Nigeria.  Afang soup is a healthy soup infused with vegetables and ample protein. Learn to make afang soup with these simple steps. Ingredients Afang leaves (chopped and blended) Water leaves (chopped) Protein of your choice (beef, chicken, shrimps, fish… the … Continue reading Afang Soup Recipe

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Food Recipe: Nkwobi

April 19, 2022

Nkwobi is a spicy mouthwatering dish from the South Eastern part of Nigeria made with cow meat, precisely the foot. It is an exotic delicacy on most menus in food joints, restaurants and bars, and is relished as an appetizer or main dish. Commercially, potash is used to prepare it, but you can substitute it … Continue reading Food Recipe: Nkwobi

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Food Recipe: Agidi Jollof

April 19, 2022

Nigerian Agidi Jollof is a delicious meal enjoyed by almost all. It is made with corn flour (cornstarch). You can easily buy corn starch from the market or process yours at home. To do so, you parboil the corn, grind it, sieve it and allow some time to settle to get the cornstarch. Let’s try … Continue reading Food Recipe: Agidi Jollof

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Food Recipe: Adalu (Beans and Corn Porridge)

April 19, 2022

Adalu (beans and corn porridge) is a popular traditional Nigerian dish. It is also known as ‘Ewa ati Agbado’ in Yoruba and ‘Agwa na Oka’ in Igbo. It is a great fusion of stewed beans and sweetcorn. In this sumptuous meal, you get the best of both foods in a single meal. If you’re not a … Continue reading Food Recipe: Adalu (Beans and Corn Porridge)

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Food Recipe: Spicy Gizdodo

April 19, 2022

Spicy Gizdodo is a mouth-watering Nigerian dish made with gizzards, ripe plantain (dodo), and peppered sauce. It uses various blends of pepper which enhances its spiciness. If you don’t love pepper, you can reduce the quantity of the pepper to achieve a moderate taste. Ingredients: Chicken gizzards Ripe plantain Onion Garlic Ginger Deseeded tatashe pepper … Continue reading Food Recipe: Spicy Gizdodo

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Origin of Nigerian Foods: Temburu

April 19, 2022

One might be tempted to think that the adage: “the taste of the pudding is in the eating” was referring to the mouthwatering Temburu delicacy. Temburu, pronounced “Temgburu” is a combination of ripe plantain and yam, boiled separately and pounded together into a smooth texture. It is usually moulded into sizeable balls and relished with … Continue reading Origin of Nigerian Foods: Temburu

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Food Recipe: Crash Hot Potatoes

April 19, 2022

Crash hot potatoes are spicy, yummy and crunchy. It can be eaten as snacks or as a meal. The taste is heavenly with the mixture of spices and herbs. Give it a try. Ingredients Sweet potatoes 3 tbsp Olive Oil Salt Black Pepper Rosemary or other herbs of choice Finely grated Parmesan (optional) How To … Continue reading Food Recipe: Crash Hot Potatoes

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Origin of Nigerian Foods: Abacha (African Salad)

April 19, 2022

Abacha, also known as African Salad, is a highly nutritious and sumptuous delicacy native to the Igbos in the South-Eastern part of Nigeria. It is usually served at Igbo traditional gatherings and can be enjoyed as a snack, dessert, appetizer or full meal any day. It is often prepared with dried shredded cassava which is … Continue reading Origin of Nigerian Foods: Abacha (African Salad)

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Zogale (Moringa Salad)

April 19, 2022

Did you know you can enjoy meals that are healthy and still delicious? Zogale (Moringa salad) from the Northern part of Nigeria is one of such nutritious meals with extraordinary taste and amazing health benefits. It is satisfying too. It is rich in antioxidants, lowers blood sugar levels and cholesterol amongst other amazing health benefits. … Continue reading Zogale (Moringa Salad)

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Cheesy Black Bean and Corn Potato Rounds

April 19, 2022

Who says meals have to be boring? Add variety and spice to your cooking with this cheesy black bean and corn potato rounds. It’s not only nutritious, but it is also a delight. You can customize it if you don’t like black beans by doubling the corn and omitting the black beans or using kidney … Continue reading Cheesy Black Bean and Corn Potato Rounds

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Origin of Nigerian Foods: Ofe Achara (Achara Soup)

April 19, 2022

Ofe Achara is a delicious and mouth-watering native delicacy indigenous to the Isiala Ngwa and Umuahia people of Abia State, in South Eastern Nigeria. It is usually served to very important visitors and during special occasions which makes it an exotic delicacy. Its satisfying crunchy taste is relished by all. Achara is gotten from the … Continue reading Origin of Nigerian Foods: Ofe Achara (Achara Soup)

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How to Prepare Baked Vegetables

April 19, 2022

Vegetables are very healthy and should be incorporated into our everyday meal. This baked assortment of vegetables with milk and a drip of cheesy sauce is a wholesome meal. Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 1 ball of onion, finely chopped 250-gram mixed vegetables (depending on your choice) 2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 cups … Continue reading How to Prepare Baked Vegetables

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How to Prepare Ewa Agoyin

April 19, 2022

The Yorubas enjoy so many natural, healthy native delicacies, and ewa agoyin is one of such. This is one very spicy dish with an extraordinary aroma. Let me take you through an adventure with this Yoruba delicacy. Ingredients: Brown beans Onion Seasoning cube Dried blended crayfish Bell pepper (tatashe) Habanero peppers (atarodo) Palm oil 1 … Continue reading How to Prepare Ewa Agoyin

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Food Recipe: Chinese Fried Rice

April 19, 2022

Chinese fried rice is both delicious and nutritious, with a very delightful aroma. The combination of greens, vegetables and eggs make it a wholesome meal. Amazingly, it’s easy to make. Ingredients Rice (you may also use basmati rice) Green beans Carrot Spring onion White onion Ginger Red bell pepper Garlic Egg Seasoning cube Salt Vegetable … Continue reading Food Recipe: Chinese Fried Rice

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Food Recipe: Curry Okra Ogbono Soup

April 19, 2022

Have you tried curry okra ogbono soup? It’s a knockout; mouth-watering and nutritious! Ingredients Okro Ogbono (african mango seed) Curry leaf Cowtail Dryfish Stockfish Scent leaf Utazi leaf Ground uziza seed Uziza leaf Okpeyi (local spice) Ground crayfish Pepper Periwinkle (optional) Seasoning cube Palm oil Onion Salt How To Prepare Shred or slightly blend your scent … Continue reading Food Recipe: Curry Okra Ogbono Soup

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How To Make Jambalaya Rice

April 19, 2022

The powerful combo of basmati rice, ripe plantain, meat and vegetables makes Jambalaya rice a wholesome meal! Trust me, this dish of Spanish, French and Louisiana origin is worth every spoon. Importantly, it is not only a delight but also has very high nutritional value. Basmati rice has 20 percent more fiber as compared to … Continue reading How To Make Jambalaya Rice

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Black Soup: Edo’s Pride

April 19, 2022

Black soup (esan) is one of the mouth-watering native delicacies indigenous to the Edo people in Edo state, Southern Nigeria. It is also called Edo Esan Soup and sometimes referred to as Omoebe. It derives its name from the dark colour it gets from the ground vegetable leaves. Traditionally, a stone is used to smoothly … Continue reading Black Soup: Edo’s Pride

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Restaurants To Visit: Jevinik Restaurant

April 19, 2022

Are you looking for a place that offers delicious homemade meals that suit your taste in proportion to your budget? Variety, they say, is the spice of life, but what is variety without class, satisfaction and value? Jevinik Restaurant is the place specially designed to give you that satisfaction in an environment comfortably fitted with … Continue reading Restaurants To Visit: Jevinik Restaurant

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Beniseed Soup Recipe

April 19, 2022

The beniseed soup is made out of sesame seeds. The seeds are properly washed to remove sand and grit, then sun-dried before use. It’s a very common soup in the south-south region of Nigeria and is very similar to egusi soup in taste and preparation although it contains more oil. Ingredients 1 cup of sesame … Continue reading Beniseed Soup Recipe

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Rorowo Recipe (Èfó Wòròwó)

April 19, 2022

The rorowo soup is a delicacy of the Ekiti people. The main ingredient is the rorowo leaf which has a unique scent that gives the soup a good taste. The soup can be cooked with just pepper and onion and still make for a tasty meal. Ingredients Rorowo leaves (6-10 cups) Smoked fish Beef (shaki, kpomo, … Continue reading Rorowo Recipe (Èfó Wòròwó)

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Restaurants to Visit- Shifu Restaurant

April 19, 2022

Have you ever thought about what South Asian meals taste like? I sure have and for a very long time, I wondered what a well prepared Asian cuisine would taste like. I finally stumbled on this new place in Kaduna State- Shifu Restaurant. Their tasty meals left my taste buds craving for more. Review Shift Restaurant and … Continue reading Restaurants to Visit- Shifu Restaurant

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Websites We Love: Eat Drink Lagos

April 19, 2022

If you’re new to Lagos or have been a resident but you’re looking for more ‘happening’ spots to chill out then there is a website that helps you navigate through this process. Eat Drink Lagos was launched by Nosa Oyegun and Folayemi Agusto in 2014. The pair set it up to serve as a compass to … Continue reading Websites We Love: Eat Drink Lagos

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Top 4 Italian Restaurants To Visit In Abuja

April 19, 2022

Abuja, the nation’s capital, is home to a number of fine restaurants offering an impressive display of food. If Italian food does it for you or you’re looking to break away from the usual and try something different, here are some great Italian restaurants you may want to consider. Secret Garden Located at River Plate … Continue reading Top 4 Italian Restaurants To Visit In Abuja

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Have you ever embarked on a Food Tour?

April 19, 2022

A food tourist is a lover of food (foodie) who travels. The tourism experience is never complete without eating the local cuisine of any destination visited. But a food tourist isn’t looking for a specific cuisine but rather any great food experience. When people travel intending to try out different foods from different cultures/chefs, that’s … Continue reading Have you ever embarked on a Food Tour?

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Top 5 Sensational Nigerian Food Bloggers

April 19, 2022

Eat Drink Lagos Eat Drink Lagos was launched by Nosa Oyegun and Folayemi Agusto in 2014. The fun and conversational writing style of the bloggers is what attracts thousands of readers to their blog monthly. The pair set up the blog to serve as a compass to find the eating and drinking spots in Lagos. … Continue reading Top 5 Sensational Nigerian Food Bloggers

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Top Pizza Spots In Kaduna

April 19, 2022

Kaduna, the capital of Kaduna State, is one of the ancient northern states in Nigeria. Kaduna state has a number of  exquisite pizza places that are excellent for relaxing with friends. So if you’re new in Kaduna and wondering where to grab a pizza, these restaurants have you covered. Little Italy Restaurant This restaurant is … Continue reading Top Pizza Spots In Kaduna

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How To Start A Restaurant In Nigeria

April 19, 2022

Restaurants are for the times of tired (or lazy) bodies, constrained routines, and hungry mouths. Because many of us will identify as these quite often, there’s always a market for food serving havens. For restaurant owners, this potentially translates to good revenues and significant profits, if they’re business savvy and make tasty meals. If your … Continue reading How To Start A Restaurant In Nigeria

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Ayaraya Ji Recipe

April 19, 2022

Ayaraya ji is a popular meal in Nsukka, Enugu State. It is rich in protein and carbohydrates and is easy to prepare. This recipe was culled from Helen’s Food Ingredients  4 cups of fio-fio, known as pigeon peas (ogamgam is a specie of pigeon peas which doesn’t take much time to cook. See picture)  Half tuber … Continue reading Ayaraya Ji Recipe

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