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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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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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 filled into the pastry. For […]

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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. The secret to this popular […]

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How to cook Egusi Okra soup video

Here’s a video created by WeEatAfrican on you tube on how  to cook Egusi Okra soup. Here’s the video. Enjoy! Ingredients   Beef 1 Cup (16 tbs), cubed Oxtail 1 Pound Cow skin 1 Pound, cleaned Egusi 2 Cup (32 tbs) (ground melon seeds) Crayfish 1 Cup (16 tbs) Stockfish 1 Cup (16 tbs), slightly cooked […]

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