Guest Post!!! I have come to believe that living in the diaspora can have an effect on the palate, I find myself craving foods that I didn't normally do so at home. Growing up I used to sit on the booth of my brother's car waiting, waiting for the vendors who would expertly balance… Continue reading Okpa!!
I apologize for being absent for some time. I have found that at the end of every semester I break down, feel sick or something. I went through a crazy strep throat that knocked me off for like a week, then had a crazy fever with chills. Anyways, I do love coconut A LOT, I… Continue reading Oven-Fried Coconut chicken!
This is a popular dish gotten from the breadfruit tree in the Eastern part of Nigeria. It grows to be really large, the fruit is allowed to get ripe on the tree which then falls to the ground, imagine a fruit as large as a big watermelon and really heavy falling from a tall tree. … Continue reading Ukwa!
In almost every Nigerian kitchen or home, a pot of tomato stew in the fridge is very common, it is easy to whip up some rice, potatoes, spaghetti, plantain etc to have with the stew, it is really versatile for the days when you are too tired to cook. I know that there are many versions of… Continue reading Nigerian Tomato stew
Growing up in a large family had its perks, sometimes it was fun and other times not so much. My elder sister IC has always had my back, I remember she would save up money to buy me clothes (even though I took some of hers, not just clothes but perfumes, makeup, shoes etc). Love you,… Continue reading Nigerian coconut Moi-Moi
Its mothers day in the USA and I am excited, not just because the kids get me things they created at school for me but because I get to celebrate me!!. To all the mothers out there my sisters, friends, and mother figures who put in all their efforts in caring for their families. I… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!!
Nigerian fried rice, hmm what can I say? I grew up in Nigeria and I was an adventurous cook. I actually loved experimenting more than regular cooking. I remember cooking Nigerian fried rice with my elder brother CC, we worked through the recipe till we loved it. A lot of rice recipes in Nigeria are cooked… Continue reading Emergency Nigerian Fried rice.