Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts (Ofio) / Chufas

Tiger nuts have been around for hundreds of years and even though it is abundant in Nigeria, only a few people know of the health benefits of this wonderful nuts. Tiger nuts are actually small…

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Peanut Cookies (groundnut biscuits) with Homemade Peanut/Groundnut Butter

Homemade Peanut Cookies Homemade Peanut Cookies are delicious and quite easy to make.  All you need are 3 ingredients, which you might already have in your kitchen pantry. These homemade peanut cookies are crunchy and…

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Ekuru : How to Make Ekuru (white moi moi)

  Ekuru served with Obe ata dindin    Ekuru is a meal, native to the Yorubas in Nigeria. I actually call it ”Nigerian style Kenkey”, due to its slightly sour taste . It is prepared…

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How to Boil ”Non-soggy” White Rice for Nigerian Stews and Sauces

Boiled White Rice We Nigerians are known for our love for Rice. Be it Jollof rice, Fried Rice, Concoction Rice, Rice and beans, or plain White Rice with stew or sauce. Nigerians just love rice…

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Homemade Caramel : How to Make Caramel

Caramel is so easy to prepare. It can be used as a topping for Pancakes, Ice cream, Cakes, Donuts, Puff puff and other snacks and desserts. It is also very easy to make, all you…

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Afang Soup : The Popular Calabar Afang soup

Afang Soup   Afang soup is a tasty, nutritious Nigerian soup, native to the Efiks/Ibibios (Akwa Ibom & Cross river states).   I tasted this soup for the first time, at a food kiosk in…

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Plantain Pancakes : How to Make Plantain Pancake (with ripe & over ripe plantains)

Making Plantain Pancakes is another way to use up overripe (black)plantains, but you can also make use of the ripe (yellow) ones too. Plantains are rich in minerals(potasium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous), Vitamins(A, B6  and C)…

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Nigerian Plantain Porridge

Nigerian Plantain Porridge Nigerian Plantain Porridge is a rich meal that all plantain lovers will surely enjoy. It can be prepared with either ripe or unripe plantains or a combination of both. Even if you’re…

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How to make Breadcrumbs at home – Homemade Bread Crumbs

Homemade Bread Crumbs      Breadcrumbs are quite easy to make. All you need is BREAD.      As a bakers’ child, breadcrumb was always present in our home. After each day’s production at the bakery, some…

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Nigerian Catfish Pepper Soup (point and kill)

   Catfish Pepper Soup a.k.a ”point and kill” is another delicious Nigerian Pepper soup recipe. It is one of my favorite comfort food and is also easy to prepare.    Catfish Pepper Soup is called…

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Easy Multi-Colour Polka Dots Fondant Cake for Beginners

 I am not a big fan of Fondant Cake due to its high sugar content, but when you have kids in the house you just can’t help making one of these. My little girl loves…

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