Indulgent Caramel apple filled apple hand pie

Easy apple hand pie

Apple pie is a sweet pie with a decadent and succulent apple filling, an excellent comfort food. It is mostly made as a dish pie but with all the pros of hand pies/ turnovers, most pies are now made into “pockets of convenience” especially to suit the fast pace of […]

Wholesome and delicately flavoured breadfruit soup

African breadfruit soup, Ukwa soup

African breadfruit soup (Ukwa soup) is made with the excess cooking liquid or broth drained off when your breadfruit is cooked and ready. It is a special delicacy in Igboland of eastern Nigeria. This liquid has all the rich and delicate flavours of ukwa, the

Luxurious African breadfruit pottage

African breadfruit pottage, Ukwa etelu ete

Breadfruit pottage is the paramount breadfruit dish. It is made with the heavy arsenals of Igbo cuisine. African breadfruit or Ukwa pod comes from the large ukwa tree. The heavy Ukwa pod falls to the ground and is processed to get the delicious ukwa seeds. It is cooked and eaten at […]

Luscious African breadfruit porridge (Ukwa porrdge)

African breadfruit Porridge, Ukwa Porridge

African breadfruit porridge, Ukwa porridge has a delicate but muted sweetness, a flavour peculiar to it. It tastes so good, it can be eaten just boiled without the addition of any other ingredient even salt. African breadfruit, Ukwa (treculia africana) is very nutritious and excellent for vegetarians. It has oils […]

Creamy, smooth and luxurious stuffed eggs, devilled eggs

Stuffed eggs, devilled eggs

Stuffed eggs are hard-boiled eggs that are sliced in half, the yolks removed and mixed with other ingredients then put back into each half of the egg white. The yolk filling should be creamy, smooth and luxurious. It is known by so many different names, the most common being devilled […]

Thick, dense, rich and indulgent easy spanish omelette

Easy Spanish omelette

Easy Spanish Omelette, (Spanish tortilla, Tortilla española or tortilla de patatas) is a delicious Spanish appetiser, snack and picnic dish made with eggs and potatoes. It is rich, thick and dense and can be served hot or cold, in large wedges or small cocktail size (hors d’oevure) with toothpicks. The […]

Colourful and fresh Sweet corn salad

Sweet corn salad

Sweet Corn salad is a bright, colourful and fresh-tasting salad. It is quick and easy to make, and always a hit when served to guests. The ingredients are few and basic and the dressing very simple. It allows the sweet corn to shine as the star of the salad. You […]

Crispy and elegant Coxinha, Brazilian chicken fritters

Coxinha, Brazilian Chicken Fritter

Coxinha a Brazilian chicken fritter is a popular street snack in Brazil and also an appetiser at parties. It is shaped like a chicken drumstick, the name coxinha means little chicken thigh. There are 3 layers to the coxinha, an outer crispy exterior, a middle layer of soft dough and […]

Easy, moist, healthy and flavourful Foil baked fish with vegetables

Foil baked fish with vegetables

Foil-baked fish with vegetables is a pretty, healthy, flavourful and easy dish to prepare.  It conserves the nutrients in the fish and vegetables, nothing leaches out, and everything is intact in that parcel. Since the fish and vegetables are cooked together, they stew in a mix of their seasoned juices, […]

Easy and yummy fried egusi soup

Fried Egusi Soup

In my earlier post Egusi soup (lumpy Egusi soup) I mentioned that there are numerous ways Egusi soup can be prepared in Nigeria cuisine.  Another delectable method of preparing Egusi is Fried Egusi soup. It is easy and very straightforward to prepare. Egusi seed (melon seed) is nutty, mildly sweet and contains […]