Creamy Chicken with Butternut Squash

A creamy roast chicken dish with butternut squash, garlic, chilli and parsley.

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African Inspired Guinea Fowl Stew

Hello! it’s been a minute right?! Is it too late to say “Happy New year”? I think so, but I’ll say it anyway… HAPPY NEW YEAR … I hope you’re having a fab year so far? I don’t know what’s come over me, but over the last few weeks, I have found myself watching a…

Easy Yam Porridge – Asaro – Yam Pottage

Asaro – yam porridge has long been a favourite of mine. To me, its like jollof for yams due to the way in which the fresh yams are cooked in blended peppers, tomatoes and onions to make a porridge/pottage that is oh so yummy and warming and absolutely perfect for this time of the year here…

Sympli Natural: African Ripe Plantain (Dodo)™ Review

Hello and Happy New Year! I’ve decided to do a review of a relatively new food product I stumbled across during my weekly shop at the supermarket late last year. I hope to keep this aspect of the blog going as it’s a great way for me to share any new convenience food products with you…

Juicy Pork Chops

My earliest memory of pork was eating a full english or Naija-fied english breakfast full of streaky bacon (my mum’s favourite), sausages  with scrambled eggs and toast. I also remember eating pork stew back in Ogun state – a dish I absolutely hated! It was so fatty and although my piece of pork was huge,…

Rustic Spinach and Pepper Sauce + Fish

Today I had this crazy urge to eat some serious Efo riro. What I didn’t have was the strength to make the dish in all its glory with assorted meats, smoked fish and vegetables. I had to reach for one of my quick and easy mid-week favourites – Spicy Spinach and Fish. Whenever I make this…

Simply Fresh Ewedu (Jute)

This post is all about how to make ewedu (also know and Jute leaves) – plain and simple. This is a popular condiment to starchy foods such as Amala (Yam flour).  In Yoruba cuisine, it is usually served with stew (have a look at my Fried Peppered Beef Stew post) I love ewedu and I…

Pan-Fried Sea Bass + Sweet Mango Salsa

Last weekend was spent with two lovely friends from University. I had agonised over what to cook as I didn’t want to make Nigerian food. I wanted to challenge myself to make something that was a little out of my tried and tested comfort zone recipes so I settled for a 3 course Caribbean theme. What…

Nigerian Liver Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of the many popular rice dishes in Nigeria. I’ve come across a lot of recipes for Nigerian fried rice online and eaten different varieties at parties, so I thought I’d add mine as well. It can be made with a variety of meats from chicken to seafood a- It all depends…