Fruits

Mango tarts for dessert
Desserts, Fruits

Mango tarts for dessert

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 […]

Ugu Mango Smoothie
Beverages, Fruits

Ugu Mango Smoothie

Drinking ugu leaves for breakfast? That’s right. An ugu mango smoothie is a great way to start your day. Have you ever had ugu (aka ikong ubong) for breakfast?  There’s nothing like a healthy green smoothie to get your engine going in the mornings. Ugu (aka fluted pumpkin and known […]

Raw (aka vegan) Mango Cheesecake
Desserts, Fruits

Raw (aka vegan) Mango Cheesecake

Raw Mango Cheesecake. Yup! I said it. Raw mango cheesecake. That means dairy-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free,  cooking-free mango cheesecake. It’s mango season (#iheartmangoes) and I am doing my best to make the most out of it before they are all gone. Aside from that, I’ve been craving dessert lately, mostly due […]

Pawpaws are in Season
Fruits

Pawpaws are in Season

If you live in Nigeria, especially Lagos and incase you have not noticed, pawpaws are in season.  They are everywhere! Now, depending on where you live you may know this fruit as papaya or pawpaw. Street hawkers are carrying trays full of large juicy looking slices of pawpaw around on […]

In season! Citrus fruit salad
Fruits, slider

In season! Citrus fruit salad

Citrus is in season!  Yes, there are citrus fruits all over the streets and markets of Lagos these days.  I’m a fruit girl for sure and I probably consume more fruit than what’s required in the recommended daily average, but who’s keeping score anyways?! Day two of my eating raw […]