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. They also started a festival called the Eat Drink Festival that enables chefs, restaurants and street food vendors from all works of life sell their edible commodities to thousands of consumers. The festival is one of the biggest events in Lagos with an attendance of over 8000 people. There’s a vital feature on the blog called Eat Drink Botwhich chats with visitors and gives them the directions to a specific restaurant in Lagos. You can find out more about the blog on Instagramand Facebook.
Through Dobby’s Signature, Okonkwo Adaobi, dishes out and explores recipes for both traditional and continental delicacies. Dobby’s kitchen is for the adventurous folks in the kitchen and those who are not afraid to stretch out of their comfort zones when it comes to food recipes. The blog has a lifestyle segment where Dobby herself takes you on a journey to the kitchens of other cooking experts in different fields relating to food. The blog also has an arsenal of how-to photos and videos covering several recipes from Nigeria and around the world. Check out some mouth-watering photos and videos on Dobby’s Sinature instagram account.
Oladuni Obata, founder of Dooney’s Kitchen, is not one to play by the rules when it comes to preparing Nigerian delicacies and she has proved this through her creative style of cooking. When she first entered the food blogging scene, she discovered through research that step-by-step recipes were not the norm so she decided to start a blog with recipes outlined in a step-by step format omitting no details. Her recipes are well detailed and articulate that even beginners can grasp them easily. Find Dooney’s Kitchen on Instagram and Twitter.
Ronke Edoho is the curator of 9jafoodie.com. Ronke is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Nutrition and Clinical weight Loss Specialist and author of Lose ItNigerian. She set up her blog to provide cooks with understandable and healthy recipes to improve healthy living. The recipes displayed on her blog are rooted in tradition but are often modernized to make them appealing to a wide range of audience. The blog also has health tips and “kitchen hacks” for cooking you may have never heard of. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.
The mantra of the Afrolems blog is to “stylize African food so it can be internationalized”, and it truly lives up to its name. Afrolems is tailored towards a large audience within Nigeria and Canada. The blog was founded by Atim Ukoh, who provides kitchen tips, cooking know-hows and interesting recipes from all over Africa to her readers. Find her on Instagram and Twitter.
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
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
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
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