Tahini Sauce

The English word tahini comes from the Arabic ṭaḥīnīa, and is derived from the verb "to grind." This extremely popular sauce is used in most North African sandwiches.Ingredients:1/2 cup tahini1/2 cup low fat yogurt or waterjuice of 1 lemon2 garlic cloves, choppedsalt to tastepinch hot paprika or cayennePreparation:Combine all the ingredients...

Falafel

These chickpea fritters are traditionally deep fried. For a lighter, more delicate version, pan fry in almond oil. The word falafel comes from the Arabic falāfil, the plural of filfil which means "pepper," from the Sanskrit word pippalī, or "long pepper."Ingredients:2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked in water overnight1 teaspoon baking powder1 small onion, coarsely chopped6 garlic...

Tabouli

adapted from The New Moosewood Cookbook by Mollie KatzenThe name for this bulgur wheat and parsley salad, tabouli, translates as "little seasoning," and is derived from the Arabic word tabil.Ingredients:1 cup bulgur wheat1 1/2 cups boiling water1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon pepperjuice of 1 lemon1/4 cup olive oil4 cloves garlic, minced4 scallions, chopped1 cup chopped...

Fried Croacker

 IngredientsCroackerSaltPepperany other spices you chose to addInstructions:Rub your spices on the body of the fish.Wait till the oil is very hot.Then add the fish to the oilLet the each side fry for about 20 minsThen you're done. Enjoy 

How to create fried yam

 These cubes of yummy soft filled deliciousness are pretty easy to make. I feel I should make a quick side note: these are not sweet potatoes these are actually tubers of yam. All you need to do is peel-wash-cut-fry and voila its ready to eat. Tuber of yam    ...

How to make Homemade Soy Milk

Most times when i make soy milk, i make it traditionally in my kitchen from scratch. Luckily for me, the soya bean seed is always readily available whenever i need it. It's mostly used as a beverage which can be sweetened and served hot as tea for breakfast or cold....

How to make springroll and samosa pastry wrappers

Springroll wrap is a pastry used in making the popular springroll snack which is quite popular during parties, ceremonies,birthdays, meetings e.t.c. Contrary to stories you might have heard about making springroll pastry wraps, the pastry is one of the easiest to make. One of the biggest misconceptions about this is it cannot be...

Nigerian Egg roll

So i woke up this morning to find out we had run out of bread (The usual Saturday breakfast). The bakery close to where i stay don't open shop early and where the bread vendors sell their wares is a long walk from home. To get breakfast ready and on...

Egusi soup recipe with Bitter leaf

Egusi soup (Melon Soup) is Unarguably the most popular Nigerian soup everyone loves. It's quite versatile too as it's prepared by every single tribe in Nigeria though the methods of preparation might differ slightly. No matter how it is prepared, the end result still remains the same good old tasty...

Hausa Masa Recipe (Rice puff puff)

Hausa masa is a very popular snack in the northern part of Nigeria. As early as 7am, the vendor always had hot balls of masa ready for hungry customers. As I watched from the side, I couldn't help but marvel at her level of expertise. Masa reminds me of puff puff though the batter...