Light, crispy and tender Cooked Rice Pancake with Leftover Rice

Cooked Rice Pancake with Leftover Rice

This cooked rice pancake is light and tastes awesome. When I made this pancake for the first time, I had quite some leftover rice from the previous dinner (we eat rice a lot in my home). Initially, I wanted to puree everything to a smooth batter but my lazy bone […]

Healthy Cabbage rice

Cabbage Rice, Cabbage Fried Rice

Cabbage rice is a simple, quick and easy dish that makes use of cooked rice so it is perfect for using up leftover rice. The ingredients are ones you most likely already have in your kitchen. It is similar to Nigerian Stir-fried Rice. I like repurposing food instead of warming […]

Sweet Rice Fritters, Sweet Rice Doughnuts

Sweet rice fritters are sweet, puffy and chewy with crispy edges similar to the Nigerian buns, Puff puff or Akara but unlike Akara, Puff puff or buns, it has grains of rice suspended in the batter. It is very easy to make with few ingredients and is known as Calas in […]

Sweet and creamy Kunun Gyada (Groundnut/Peanut porridge)

Kunun Gyada (Groundnut/Peanut Porridge)

kunun gyada is a thin free-flowing gruel made with groundnuts. It has a perfect balance of sweet and slightly sour taste, the sour taste comes from the tamarind or lemon juice added. It is a northern Nigerian staple similar to pap (ogi, akamu) made with cereals. Non-alcoholic drinks from the […]

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 […]

Healthy and light Couscous with bell peppers

Couscous with bell peppers

Couscous with bell peppers is healthy and light and it’s ideal for those busy days you need a quick, simple and healthy meal. Couscous commonly made with durum wheat semolina is a type of pasta but similar to rice in its use. You can use it to replace rice in most […]

Flavourful vegetable couscous

Vegetable Couscous

Vegetable couscous is an awesome way to prepare this underutilised ingredient. Couscous is a blank canvas like rice, it will absorb the flavour of the spices used in cooking it. It can be used just like rice and will excite your culinary creativity. Couscous is commonly made with durum wheat semolina, there are […]

Fragrant yellow rice

Yellow Rice, Turmeric Yellow Rice

Yellow rice is simple, fragrant, slightly spicy and most of all, pretty as a picture. Made with turmeric, it is fancy-looking rice that will make your dinner table look elegant. It is part of Spanish, Indian, Caribbean and South African cuisine. My first taste of yellow rice was in an […]

Healthy and aromatic Green leafy vegetable rice

Green Leafy Vegetable Rice, Callaloo Rice

Green leafy vegetable rice is enriched wholesome rice, an excellent way to add more vegetables to your diet. Made with green amaranth and lovely aromatic herbs, it is herby, packed full of flavour and nutrients. I have been craving green leafy vegetables of late especially green amaranth simply called green […]

okro soup 12 Nigerian dishes everyone should know how to cook

12 Nigerian dishes everyone should know how to cook

Nigeria is blessed with so much food, fresh organic produce with a lot of variety, due to its climate range. Nigerian climate changes from the north (Sokoto) to the south (Calabar), from Savannah to the rainforest which is reflected in the vegetation and food found in each region. They are […]