Nigerian Food and Nigerian Food Recipes

Nigerian food can be described as “flavourfully Spicy”.  The typical Nigerian dish has a  flavor profile containing Salt, Chilli Pepper, Bouillon cube and other herbs and spices. Due to international influence in the Nigerian food culture, spice usage includes local […]

Kaun / Akaun (Cooking Potash)

Why use Kaun/ Potash in Nigerian food
Akaun is added to soups, legumes, meat and sauces usually for three reasons: to increase Viscosity in soups like Okra and Ewedu (jute) ,  to faster tenderize tough cuts of meat and legumes […]

Ewedu Soup (from Frozen Jute)

How to prepare Ewedu using frozen Jute Leave.
 Ingredients

1- 8oz pack Frozen Jute leaf

3 cups water

Salt to taste

Direction

Defrost the jute leaf and roughly chop the leaves
In a medium pot over high heat, add in 3 cups of water and bring […]

Crayfish

A common ingredient in Nigerian Soups, Crayfish powder is made from dried blended “Crayfish” ( belonging to the lobster family) .Crayfish might sometime be used to reference dried blended prawns.

KuliKuli

KuliKuli is made from ground peanut. It is 99% peanut and 1% spices. KuliKuli is common in Northern Nigeria and serves as a perfect pairing for cold garri. It comes in different shapes and sizes and can be considered […]

Ogbono / Ogbonon/ African wild Mango Soup

Ogbono refers to the seed of the African wild mango.(known amongst the Yoruba’s as ORO), although the mango with  which the seed comes is edible, they are usually harvested only for their nuts, Which are valued for their fat- […]