Showing posts with the label Nigerian recipes


Black soup is a delicacy of South South Nigeria, particularly Edo State. I have been planning to try this soup out but changed my mind every time I started. 
fear prevented me from making a large pot of soup. This is my first time ever cooking black soup and I was scared it might not turn out great, worried I might not like it. I had to divide the stock in two. From the pictures, when I started making the soup base, I used a large pot but started developing cold feet while boiling stock and almost changed to afang soup but something just said "Divide the


This Nigerian lunch box organizer covers one month of school lunch box packaging with photos taken taken daily, that's 20 lunch box meals to serve as a guide when we rush in the mornings for the

Fresh Fish stew with vegetables (Caribbean Stewed fish altered for my Nigerian palate)


This fish stew is so delicious one cannot describe it. If you love like Caribbean stewed fish, then,you'll love this in a finger licking way. I left out a few ingredients that I think my local Nigerian palate will not enjoy. Boiled my fish the Nigerian way before adding unlike the Carribean method of just stir frying fish  along with vegetables. These pieces are large and may not cook through the way we like it here. My boiling before adding is just to ensure that my fish cook well well and I have fish stock to make sauce because definitely, my Nigerian palate will enjoy this with a hot plate of boiled rice. The stew is meant to be served as a meal sha but since I'm not really watching my weight at the moment, that alone without boiled rice won't fill me up. So I got a little bit creative and came up with this delicious pot of Nigerian fresh fish stew cooked with colourful assorted vegetables, with my Naija local flavour in there. This pot o…

Nigerian Cow Leg Pepper Soup

Hello. Today we are going to cook Nigerian cow leg pepper soup that everyone will want to eat.
INGREDIENTS:1/2 cow leg cut in small pieces
1 medium sized onion
2 thumb sized ginger
1/2 cup oil
2 spoons ground fresh pepper (ata rodo) OR MORE
2 seasoning cubes
4 cups water or enough to almost cover the meat
4 Scent leaves
DIRECTION:First pressure cook the cow leg with water, 1 seasoning cube, salt, a pinch of thyme and curry. Once the pot starts wheezing, wait for 10 minutes (Depending on your pressure

Recipe: How To Bake Bread Nigerian Style (Less Sugar)

Nigerian style bread is very soft, that bread that's soft, light and a bit elastic you can squeeze a whole loaf into the palm of your hand and it goes so well with margarine. If you like Nigerian agege bread, you'll love this. It's that soft bread that makes you eat so much without realizing. Easy to bake and great because sugar/honey is controlled by you. I added just 2 spoons of sugar to this bread made with 4 cups flour.
1 Sachet yeast (2 and /1/4 teaspoon)4 cups plain flour4 tablespoons warm water2 cups warm milk2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons sugar1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon Olive oilegg and milk for glazing (brushing/egg wash)

Nigerian Yam Porridge

Nigerian yam porridge cooked with smoked mackerel and green vegetables. Easy recipe. Dinner is served.

Ugu Okro Soup Served With Stew And Corn Flour Fufu

Maybe I should have posted this long before Nigerian tomatoes became

Egg, Corned Beef moi moi to cook this weekend

To cook this delicious moi moi with corned beef, go Here. Use the search button to find other recipes on the blog. In the box,  type the name of what you want to cook and hit ENTER.
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Happy, have fun cooking.
I'll still post the step by step pics for the yoghurt I made o, haven't forgotten just that connection here can be very

Quick Vegetable Soup With Rolled Pounded Yam

How to cook Nigerian vegetable soup without meat:
You know me and quick cook methods. If you want the real edikaikong recipe, click and see it here. To understand this cooking pics, scroll down and start from there. The cooking ends up here. Start reading from down up. Ok, still in the process of improving on my presentation, I tried to roll this fufu like the lovely ones we see Online but my best is almost good enough. Just manage. The soup tastes so good and fresh you won't mind that the fufu has cracks. No long due process cooking here. Just wash, fry and soup is ready.

20 Nigerian Food blogs to follow in 2016, Beyond

This is 2016, we need to explore more. I want to take my cooking to another level. I'd love to wow myself and my family this year, especially the kids who love to eat out on weekends, want to see if I can change that... so, I went searching for the best hands in Nigerian food. I may not be 100% correct but they are great, if you know other good food blogs to help improve our cooking, please add in the comment section and I promise to check out everything Nigerian food blog, to cook more variety. I cannot carry last when it comes to cooking Nigerian. In no particular order, here are the best Nigerian food blogs to follow in 2016 and beyond, if you know others that are missing here, please nor vex, add in the comments section. We'll check them all out.

Post-Partum Nigerian Chicken Pepper soup For Nursing Mothers By Deborah Bala


Step By Step Pictorials On Puff Puff Making By AyaOba

There are two puff puff recipes on this post. Pick whichever you like and use. The first is so easy and straightforward