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

Plantain and Avocado Appetizer

Plantain Appetizer
This is a quick appetizer, it’s a great time saver and unassumingly gourmet-esque. You can also use this plantain frying method for shaped plantains, after the plantain has been pressed down use a cookie cutter to cut out […]

Chicken Suya Stir-Fry

This is a quick weeknight recipe that doesn’t take much time to prepare. it’s  a straightforward and delicious recipe. Try it on it’s own, in a flour wrap or as a lettuce wrap.


Boneless skinless chicken thighs -4 Pieces
Salt- to […]

A 9jafoodie Christmas

Hello Everyone!
We got an early Christmas present already, we won the popular vote category of Nigerian blog awards. for the third year running, we are the best Nigerian food blog. we really couldn’t be happier, thank you so much […]

Gizzard and Dodo (Gizdo) – The Healthy Version

This recipe was inspired by my friend Tomi, she was at my house several weeks ago and raved about the gizdo that she had at an event. You see, Tomi is extremely health conscious, she is the Power90X 7 […]

Breakfast Yam Cups

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 […]

Fruity Coleslaw

Fruity Coleslaw with Prawns

This is a much healthier alternative to the classic Nigerian salad, it’s equally as delicious and doesn’t require a lot of time to make.

4 cups thinly cut cabbage
2 cups thinly sliced carrots
2 cups mixed fruits of […]