9jafoodie

About 9jafoodie

Nigeria born, African food blogger with relentless love for African cuisines. The ultimate dream is to make African food as modern mainstream as possible, while maintaining the traditional originality that make it so diverse

#JollofGate – The Jamie Oliver Jollof Saga – A West African Food Blogger’s Opinion

Jamie Oliver cooked Jollof Rice and the West African internet community reacted in a way that shocked the world. For those who do not know; Jollof is a religion, it's a dish so sacred it should have a national holiday.I am a proud devotee of Jollofnation, so much so that I take offense when people try to tell me I eat too much Jollof. It is not surprising that everyone expected me to have a similar reaction to that of the thousands of people talking about this issue, I am sorry to disappoint everyone but I am of a different viewpoint and here is why:

Easy Peanut Chicken

Hello Foodie Fam! quick shout out to the tons of people that tried our last recipe and sent us pictures, I am sorry we weren’t able to share all of them on instagram.  This is a great chicken recipe that […]

Pan Fried Akara

The recipe was inspired by Sunday morning pancake runs in my house. It’s classic Akara without all the oil that comes with deep frying, the taste is amazingly the same as the deep fried version.

Quinoa Shrimp Stir-Fry

The very beautiful Atim of Afrolems.com inspired lunch for today. This dish was inspired by her  Suya chicken Quinoa Stir fry, you should check it out. For my variation, I decided to make use of Shrimp and coconut oil to […]

Shrimp and Vegetable Sauce

Hello Family- here is a great, simple, healthy and quick shrimp and vegetable sauce that can be prepared on any budget and eaten with absolutely anything ( Yam, rice, potatoes etc).  Try the sauce as a busy weeknight supper or […]

Suya Spiced Fish Taco

My love for Suya spice though.. le sigh. Here is another suya spice inspired recipe, a mix of Nigeria and South America in one dish.  I made use of store bought soft taco shells but feel free to make them […]