I am not a morning person which translates to not being a breakfast person. I have breakfast maybe 15 mornings a year. The mornings I do try to have breakfast during the week, I am almost always late to work.
This past weekend I challenged myself to eat breakfast for an entire week, to make my task easier I [...]
This is an appreciation post; I will like to thank every single one of you guys for supporting this vision and journey. Words can’t explain how much gratitude I have for our “fans”, friends and followers. The journey has been long but definitely not one that I have regrets about, I enjoy doing this and I hope to [...]
Re-imagined Boli and Epa
One of the most popular street foods in Nigeria has to be Boli and Epa, you can find the sellers at every street corner at all times of day. I bought some boli & groundnut in Nigeria this past May, I paid #200 for one boli and a pack of groundnut. I remember the same [...]
Nigerian Thanksgiving Recipe
I honestly didn’t know thanksgiving was a thing in Nigeria until two years ago when Linda Ikeji posted pictures of numerous stars at their thanksgiving table. Even though I still do not understand the relevance of Thanksgiving in Nigeria, I am in support of whatever makes people happy. For me thanksgiving is a great opportunity to [...]
when I uploaded this Asun post, I had lots of inquiries about how the plantain shells were made…. I guess the plantain stole thunder from the Asun itself. Unfortunately I live in a part of the world where plantain isn’t always at my disposal, hence the super late recipe. My apologies to everyone who left comments and emailed for [...]
Fresh Plantain Fufu with Abak Atama
I was very excited when Fadekemi hit me up on twitter with a fresh plantain fufu recipe; it’s something that never crossed my mind prior. I set out to buy plantains and after a few trials here we are. Since this post has a health component to it, I decided to do a [...]
I had the pleasure of reviewing an advanced copy of the new book “A Thousand Hills of Heaven” by Josh Ruxin , it’s a couple’s inspiring memoir of healing a Rwandan village, raising a family near the old killing fields, and building a restaurant named Heaven. Here is a brief description of the book.
Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at [...]
Brown Rice Jollof with Plantain and Spicy Chicken
Hello lovelies! I am really excited for this recipe, I am constantly trying to eat healthy and the more health food education I get the more guilt I feel about eating ordinary white rice. This week I decided to make some brown rice jollof and it turned out PERFECT!
Why Brown Rice [...]
Efo Elewuro (Yoruba Style Bitter Leaf Soup) with Garri
This post is inspired by 1Qplatter; she recently posted bitter leaf soup recipe, the soup looked so delicious hen… I couldn’t contain myself. Inspired by her post, which is Edikang-Ikong style soup, I made some traditional Yoruba Efo Eluwuro complete with Eja gbigbe, Iru and ese Eran.
Quinoa Moimoi with Custard
The lovely Ify odunlami posted a picture of Quinoa moi moi on so you think you can cook about a week ago, I was super excited to try it out. I started eating quinoa a couple of months ago, my first attempt at making it was very similar to this couscous experiment.
So what is quinoa [...]