How to make Nigerian spring rolls

Spring roll is a light, Simple yet elegant snack which could be placed in the Nigerian Small chops Category. For the filling, you could use just about anything such as vegetables, chicken, beef, noodles e.t.c. If you are making vegetable spring rolls, you could lightly steam the vegetables to be...

Nigerian Suya + Suya Spice Recipe

Nigerian Beef Suya is a popular street delicacy enjoyed by everyone. To describe it in layman's terms, it is simply barbecued skewered meat prepared with a special spice known as suya spice. Originally from the Northern part of Nigeria, "Suya" has now been adopted as a main staple across Nigeria....

Ugba Sauce (Ukpaka sauce)

I'm a food blogger and a professional dreamer, sometimes an artist but mostly a scientist. When the mood is right i get inspired to prepare a not too regular but traditional meal and whenever this happens, it tends to lift the spirits of those around which makes me glad every...

Ofada rice stew – Ayamashe sauce recipe

Ayamase also known as designer stew is a tasty stew served alongside ofada rice. It's quite similar to the normal ofada sauce "Obe ata iru" except for some slight changes with the peppers used. It's a delicacy which is quite popular in the western part of Nigeria especially amongst the Yorubas....

How to make Ginger Beer at home

I once worked in a popular brewery here in Nigeria but never for once did i try any of the beer products even though it was readily available all around. That's probably because i've got more affinity for sweet things but Just as i was about giving up on all...

Unripe plantain porridge recipe

How to make Unripe plantain porridge Prep Time: 20 mins Cook time: 45 mins Serves:       2 Ingredients::: • 3 Green unripe plantains • 1 red onion • 1 tbsp. Chili/ Cameroon Pepper, Ground or 2 fresh Scotch Bonnets (Ata rodo), Ground • A handful scent leaves • 2 Medium sized smoked fish/...

Kunun Zaki (Millet drink Recipe)

Kunu drink is a popular drink made from whole grains of millet and sometimes sorghum or corn. Its quite popular in most parts of Nigeria especially the northern part where it originates. It’s got a spicy, nutty flavor and it’s packed with nourishing vitamins and minerals. It’s also rich in protein and...

How to Make Nigerian Zobo drink

Zobo drink also known as Zoborodo or Hibiscus drink is a popular nutritious healthy drink to make at home. It's an Ox-blood or red wine colored drink made from dry petals of the roselle plant (Hibiscus sabdariffa) which is a hibiscus specie. It goes by different names such as Rosella in Australia, Jamaican...

Ofe akwu (Palm nut soup)

I learnt how to prepare ofe akwu from one of my closest and dearest friends. As a typical Igbo family with core traditional values, it wasn't unusual to hear the thumping sounds of mortar and pestle pounding away the flesh of the Akwu every Sunday afternoon in her family house....

How to Make Palm oil sauce

Palm oil is the product of the fruit of palm trees. It is plucked, ground, soaked, compressed to get to the final product. I give a little intro on the culture behind palm oil sauce. Very easy Directions on making Palm oil sauce. Ingredients needed Palm Oil - 4 tbs...