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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 […]

Palm fruit soup
Soups & Stews

Palm fruit soup

Palm fruit soup is called many different things as you move across the west coast of Africa. In Cameroun there is a version called mbanga, over in Nigeria it is called many things and has several variations. The Efiks and Ibibios in the east call it atama soup, those from […]