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

How to prepare Ewedu using frozen Jute Leave.

1- 8oz pack Frozen Jute leaf

3 cups water

Salt to taste


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


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


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 […]

Millo + Milk ( Nigeria National Drink)

Maybe not the Nigerian National drink, I think the national drink might be lacasera.
Essential for Nigerian Tea.