Jija Bread Rolls (Nigerian Pull Apart Bread)


Jija Bread Rolls (Nigerian Pull Apart  Bread)
Jija Bread Rolls (Nigerian Pull Apart  Bread)
  Bread roll is also one of the popular breads in Nigeria. 
  In Lagos state and some parts of Nigeria, the pull-apart rolls are known as''Ji-ja bread'' .

  I remember the first time I saw this bread at my dad's bakery. As a kid I was fascinated by their pull apart shape and in no time, it replaced the usual Sandwich loaf, 'cos everyone just loved them.

 So if you've ever wondered how these lovelies are made, here's how to make the Nigerian pull-apart bread rolls (Ji-ja bread), just as it is done in the bakeries,

Easy Vanilla Cupcakes : 6 Cupcakes Recipe

 Vanilla Cupcake recipe for beginners : small batch Cupcake Recipe
Vanilla Cupcakes with frosting
   Yay! at last , the long awaited Vanilla cupcake recipe is here.
This recipe is simple, easy and of course delicious.
And to make it even better, the recipe is only for a small batch; just six cupcakes.

 So if you have been reluctant to try out any cake recipe for fear of not getting it right and wasting ingredients, this vanilla cupcake recipe is just right for beginners. Nothing complicated and no fuss at all.

How to Cook Perfect Nigerian Plain Beans



Nigerian Rice and Beans (Plain) with grilled Chicken

              Rice and beans simply go hand in hand.

        You can either prepare them in form of jollof, as in this Jollof rice and beans recipe or plain as in this other recipe here. Or you can prepare the meals separately and combine them according to your preference(that is, if you prefer more rice and less beans or vice versa).

Today I'll show you how to prepare the perfect plain beans.

For the steps to make perfect boiled white Rice , please click on this link to take you to a post with detailed explanations.
For the perfect plain beans recipe 

You'll need:

Stir-fried Green Veggies with Beans and Corn Porridge(Adalu)






   You may have already come across the Nigerian Beans and corn Porridge(Adalu) recipe, here on the blog.

   The combination of beans and corn is a delicious way to eat your beans and get your fiber without sacrificing taste and flavor.

   Even though it is traditionally prepared with fresh corn, I'd say that I enjoy it better when prepared with the canned sweet corn .

  And for extra richness and nourishment, I serve it with some stir-fried greens. This meal combo was courtesy of my wonderful friend and dietician(Dr.Daisy), who  has been helping a lot of people live a healthier and happier life.

This Asun saved me...literally ☺


nigerian Asun Recipe ( spicy smoked peppered goat meat) | Nigerian Small Chop
Asun served with salad
    Last saturday was a friend's wedding; with the help of her sisters and cousin, we planned the whole event.
   The I.V's, the cake, cathering and also helped her ''say YES to the dress'' (that was after she had tried out like 7, or was it 8 wedding gowns..phew!).

  Everything was ready and the bride was happy, but when the day finally came.. I missed it.

Spinach-Sweet Corn and Beef Noodles


Spinach-Sweet Corn and Beef Noodles

Spinach-Sweet Corn and Beef Noodles

   Early this morning, while rummaging through my files, I realized that I had several of our favorite instant noodles recipes in drafts.   I had planned to share this easy-peasy noodles recipe a year ago, but life just happened and I couldn't take a decent photo to go with it, but today, I'm glad to finally share our Spinach-Sweet Corn and Beef recipe it with you.

African Salad recipe update with Video


African Salad

  In my last post, I provided some ingredients and asked you to guess what the next recipe will be.
 One person was very close, and said ''Ukpaka sauce''(recipe coming soon), but I got some correct answers too and for those who got it right... here's a cute thumb up for you. 

Oha Soup Recipe and Thank You Note

Oha Soup
   I can't go on with this post, without saying a big thank you, to all the wonderful people who(even though, I didn't announce it on the blog) kept me strong with their thoughtful words and prayers, during these past days.

 My lovely Mom passed on to glory late last month, and even though I know she's now with the Lord, and probably making sure that Jollof rice is included in Heaven's menu; the pain of losing her was heart wrenching.

Agege bread (How to make soft - stretchy Nigerian bread)

Nigerian Agege bread , Agege bread recipe, Nigerian bread, nigerianfoodtv
Agege Bread- The Nº1 Nigerian Bread

  Agege bread recipe, yay, at last! Right?

  Agege bread is one of the most popular Nigerian bread, known for its soft, stretchy and chewy texture.

Egg Sauce : Nigerian Egg Stew

Nigerian Egg Stew , egg sauce , scrambled eggs in tomato sauce
Nigerian Egg Stew(sauce) served with fried fish

 Egg stew/sauce for some unknown reason has become one of my family's favorites' for good friday as well as this fish stew

 And like most Nigerian Food TV sauces, it is quite easy to prepare and
when the family gets down to eat, you can be sure of no left-overs .

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