Chicken Yassa (yassa au poulet)

This is a great chicken recipe from the heart of Senegal. It is tangy and delicious and definitely a great alternative to the everyday chicken recipe. If you will like to make a bigger batch […]

Steamed Cassava Nest

I am extremely excited for the cassava main course recipe; it’s extremely delicious and surprisingly filling. The inspiration for this came from moi moi but the meal is definitely in a class of it’s own. […]

Garri Cake

This is a tribute to my boarding school days; I used to make the meanest garri cake back in the day. For those who haven’t had the great pleasure of making/eating garri cake, let explain […]

Stir Fry Masa – An Appetiser

I made masa using this easy recipe. I baked mine in a cupcake maker  instead of frying which made life even easier and resulted in a lot of masa. I love masa with honey, plain and simple but […]

Stewed Seafood Okro Soup

Growing up I was exposed to okra and stew and for some unknown reasons , I never thought to truly combine the stew base and okra in this manner. If you think this is just […]

Cooling Down After A Spicy Meal

If you’re like me, at one point or another you have over-estimated your spice tolerance and set your mouth on fire. My most traumatic experience has to be the catfish stew I had at my […]