15 easy christmas food ideas

15 Easy Christmas Food Ideas

Christmas season, food, food and even more food. Delicious, seam bursting food!!! So… Are you stumped for food ideas? Are you bored with the same old menu? Are you nervous about cooking for relatives and friends? Do you want to make spectacular food on the cheap? Do you want to impress […]

peppered mixed meat

Peppered mixed meat, mixed meat in tomato relish

Peppered mixed meat is excellent with drinks when family and friends come together or just as a personal indulgence. Where there is a social gathering of Nigerians, there must be meat and drinks, especially spicy meat. There is no end to the formulations and diversity of spicy meat dishes, Suya, […]

Rich and Aromatic chicken turmeric sauce

Chicken turmeric sauce

Chicken turmeric sauce is rich, warm, and earthy with a great aroma, an exquisite and healthy sauce. It is simple and easy to make. When you want something different from your curry sauce, Nigerian vegetable sauce, tomato gravy etc, make chicken turmeric sauce and your family will be happy you did.

Ngwo ngwo goat offal pepper soup

Ngwo ngwo goat offal pepper soup is a delicacy cooked in the Eastern part of Nigeria. The parts of the goat used are the tripe (stomach locally called towel), intestines, liver, kidney, heart, spleen, testicles and a bit of the flesh. Ngwo ngwo fills me with nostalgia because it always reminds […]

Isi ewu, goat head in spicy sauce

Isi ewu, Goat head in spicy sauce

Isi ewu, goat head in spicy sauce is a delicacy from Igboland of Eastern Nigeria. Similar to Nkwobi (cow foot in spicy sauce) and Homework (goat foot in spicy sauce), it is more flavoursome because of the addition of the fatty brain of the goat. I have eaten so much Isi ewu, […]

Spicy, hot, tender, juicy oven baked jerk chicken

Jamaican oven baked Jerk chicken

Jamaican oven-baked jerk chicken is spicy, hot, mildly sweet, tender, juicy with crispy skin and packed full of flavour. Jerk chicken is traditionally Jamaican, there is also jerk pork, jerk burger, jerk shrimp, jerk cauliflower etc. Authentic Jamaican jerk chicken made in jerk joints use a jerk grill made out […]

Golden delicious steak and kidney pie

Best Steak and kidney pie

Steak and kidney pie is traditionally a British pie with filling that is slow-cooked for a long time to yield a rich gravy with very tender, juicy meat. It is comfort food that truly comforts, in fact, if you are into comfort eating, stay away from steak and kidney pie, […]

Awesome Minced beef Herb Empanada filling

Minced Beef Herb Empanada Filling

Minced beef Herb empanada filling is one of my favourite empanada fillings. It is rich, filling and delectable. What makes it exceptional? It is the Simple Sofrito in it. It totally enriches the taste and makes the filling suitable for so many other uses. The simple sofrito, a staple in […]

Minced beef Empanada filling

Minced Beef Empanada Filling

Minced beef empanada filling is a juicy, delicious, hearty pie filling, similar to the Jamaican beef patty. It is very easy and straightforward to make and is the filling I use the most. This filling can be made even more substantial when you include 

Sweet and salty gizdodo, gizzard and plantain

Gizdodo, Gizzard and fried Plantain

Gizdodo, gizzard + dodo = gizdodo (dodo is fried plantain). The name is simple enough for one to guess the 2 main ingredients, gizzard and plantain. The dish is also simple enough to prepare and cook but when it comes to the taste, you realise where the originator of this […]