Harissa

adapted from The North African Kitchen by Fiona Dunlop The word for the fiery Tunesian chili paste harissa is derived from the Arabic verb harasa, “to pound.” Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 1 tablespoon caraway seeds 2 teaspoons cumin seeds 9 oz. fresh red chilis, roughly chopped cloves from 1 head of garlic, peeled and roughly chopped 1 tablespoon dried […]

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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 chopped 6 garlic cloves1 tablespoon […]

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Fried Croacker

 IngredientsCroackerSaltPepperany other spices you chose to add Instructions: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   […]

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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 soup. In the north it’s […]

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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/ Fresh fish • 1 Cooking […]

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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 sorrel drink in the Caribbean, […]

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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. During my uni days whenever […]

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Abacha (African Salad)

This is a video on how to make Abacha also known as “African Salad” featuring a guest star appearance by our dear friend Ify(Fizzym4c).You can watch Ify’s videos on here: https://www.youtube.com/user/fizzym4c Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!! Total Prep Time: 10 -15mins     Crayfish 1 Cup (16 tbs) Okazi 1 Cup (16 tbs) Onion 1 Medium, chopped Abacha 1 […]

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