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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Spaghetti and Meatballs

This is another simple and straightforward recipe for the 9jafoodie 30-minute meal series. Spaghetti and meatballs is a classic Italian combination that is pleasing to kids and adults alike. I made use of ground turkey in my version, feel free […]

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Yam Bolognese

Hello 9jafoodie nation, hope 2015 has been good to you thus far. We have been cooking up a storm as usual, creating recipes and what not. We are dedicating the month of April to “30 Minute meals”,  in as much […]

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Measuring Cups and Spoons

Growing up in Nigeria, I never really used measurements while cooking. Every meal was custom made with using the one measuring tool at my disposal…my palm.

One of our most frequently asked question on 9jafoodie is regarding measurement cups and spoons […]

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Nigerian Peppered Meat

Have you guys noticed that there has been some sort of theme with our recipes this year? January were more innovative recipes, February was dedicated to healthier recipes and march is all about proteins. We have shared some great chicken, […]

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Oven Baked Jerk Chicken

Jerk seasoning is a favorite from our island brothers and sisters, the marinade was originally used for Pork but it has since spread to  chicken, beef and goat.  If you are unable to get ground allspice or allspice berries, feel […]

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Coconut Rice and Beans

This is one of my absolute favorite ways to eat rice and beans, it’s so delicious you might just forget the stew. I decided to make this version plain because of the way I was serving it, you can make […]