Where’ve you been? Where’ve you been? Where have you been? I know! So many of you have been wondering and asking. Even more of you have emailed, pinged, DM’d, called and straight to my face asked me…told me…pressured me…to get back to blogging. And for all that I say a […]
Plantain breakfast cup cakes. That’s what came to mind when I starred at my bunch of plantains that were on their way to becoming over ripe before I could figure out what to cook with them (again). I quit frying my plantains ages ago and have resorted to baking which is much healthier. So […]
Chicken in suya sauce? Where do you come up with this stuff? That’s what I get asked regularly. Stuff just pops into my head and from there I head off to the kitchen to test it out.
African Negro pepper are known as Grains of Selim. I used to see this quite often in the market, but never really knew what it was used for. So I did a bit of digging. African Negro Pepper is actually the seeds of a shrubby tree known biologically as Xylopia aethiopica […]
Information is power. I’m sharing my top picks of YouTube videos for foodies. And YouTube videos are a great source of information for foodies. I’ve had a number of conversations lately with people for whom eating healthy has become top of mind. So I wanted to share three of my […]
Groundnut Soup (aka peanut soup) This one has been on my mind for a while now. I first came across this dish at a popular Nigerian restaurant in Victoria Island Lagos. It was under the “West African Dishes” menu. Groundnut soup? I was intrigued. Did a bit of research […]
Yes, there’s some hoopla about Nigerian land snails. By the way, are their water or air snails? I digress. On Tuesday July 15, the US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) discovered and seized 67 live Nigerian snails at the Los Angeles California airport (see BBC news report). Previously, there was an earlier report […]
Mmm! Mango tarts for dessert. Can you tell it’s mango season? The sad part is mango season is about to be over so I’m determined to make the most out of it. After guavas, which have become scarce in Lagos, mangos are my next most favourite fruits. Anyhoot, I’ve been […]