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
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Fish Yassa Recipe

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Wait, have you seen / tried my chicken Yassa recipe? It’s everything and a half !!!!. If you love tangy deliciousness, you will definitely love yassa. I am a huge fan of this onion, lemon and vinegar based dish, mostly […]

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5 Health Benefits of Coconut Water

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I was amazed by how easy it was to access coconut water in Nigeria and how much it was taken for granted. Most houses we visited had producing coconut trees; they are also easily accessible on beaches and in local […]

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Nigerian Cooking with Microwave Oven

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In January of this year, we had a little initiative on our Instagram page where we talked about Nigerian foods that can easily be prepared in a microwave. The conversations were definitely very exciting.  I love the swallow option so […]

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Spicy Baked Tilapia

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I should probably start with the disclaimer that I no longer eat Tilapia, I created this recipe late in 2014 when Tilapia was still a part of my diet.  I had really terrible experiences twice with the frozen Tilapia I […]

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Oven Grilled Chicken Suya

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Are you ready to make the best chicken suya ever? like are you ready? if you are not, oya go away and come back some other time. lol. just kidding, I know you are ready. Guess when I actually created […]

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#WorldJollofRiceDay – 5 tips for the perfect Jollof rice

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It’s finally August 22nd, the day we have been waiting for. It started as a joke, but I am glad we all came together to make #worldJollofriceDay and #NationalJollofriceday a thing. There is no food as unifying yet as divisive […]