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

Chicken Yassa (yassa au poulet)

This is a great chicken recipe from the heart of Senegal. It is tangy and delicious and definitely a great alternative to the everyday chicken recipe. If you will like to make a bigger batch than we have below, […]

Steamed Cassava Nest

I am extremely excited for the cassava main course recipe; it’s extremely delicious and surprisingly filling. The inspiration for this came from moi moi but the meal is definitely in a class of it’s own. This can be served […]

Garri Cake

This is a tribute to my boarding school days; I used to make the meanest garri cake back in the day. For those who haven’t had the great pleasure of making/eating garri cake, let explain this milky deliciousness.

No bake […]

Stewed Seafood Okro Soup

Growing up I was exposed to okra and stew and for some unknown reasons , I never thought to truly combine the stew base and okra in this manner. If you think this is just “Ila alasepo” – think […]

Spicy Coconut Suya Prawns

A few weeks ago, my husband accused me of not throwing down at supper time (this is what happens when you throw down too often). Lol. Honestly though I hadn’t done anything creative for supper for a while and […]

Whole Wheat Baked Chin Chin

I am extremely excited to bring you guys this recipe; I love it when healthy and delicious come together in a perfect way. This baked chin chin is crunchy, filling and extremely delicious. Feel free to play around with […]