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

Nigerian Isiewu

Editor’s Note : This is a Nigerian Valentine Menu Special recipe contributed by the lovely Nma of the Nigerian food blog Exquisitely Golden. Do try out the recipe and check out her blog for amazingly inspired Nigerian recipes.
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MoiMoi Rollup

 

For the uninitiated, moimoi is a Nigerian breakfast staple made from pureed beans. It’s perfectly savory and often served as accompaniment to breakfast porridge. Traditional moimoi is wrapped in Banana leaves or Ewe Eran (Thaumatococcus daniellii).

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Bulgur Jollof

I love rice, like I actually love rice so so much. however,  my love for rice pales in comparison to my sister’s. I have never met a greater lover of rice. She is on a #fitfam journey and constantly asking […]

Gbegiri Soup – with Unpeeled Beans

You have seen the Moimoi version, you have also seen the akara version. Both recipes have been tested on our social media platforms with great result. I put the question out to the nation “why do we peel beans” , […]

Akara – With Unpeeled Beans

I am continuing on with the unpeeled beans trend today, this time we are using it to prepare traditional Akara. The moimoi version was extremely successful and those who have tried it have sworn off peeling beans again.

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MoiMoi with Unpeeled Beans

Truth be told, the first time I tried moimoi with unpeeled beans  I was still in primary school, my aunty had visited us and made some. I will say it was extremely obvious the beans wasn’t peeled as the texture […]