washed catfish pepper soup (Point and kill)

How to kill a catfish

How to kill a Catfish How to remove the gut of a Catfish How to cut a Catfish into steaks  Ever wondered what you will do if you had to kill a catfish to eat? There are several ways to kill a Catfish, some are more humane than others. Most […]

Nigerian cuisine: 32 Essential Nigerian food ingredients

Nigeria is a country blessed with an abundance of food. From the arid desert in the far north to the savannah in the middle belt and tropical rain forest of the deep south, each region produces a variety of produce and livestock some of which are peculiar to the particular […]

10 common Nigerian breakfast dishes

10 common Nigerian breakfast dishes

Breakfast is fast-paced these days in Nigeria, with both parents working and domestic staff being expensive and sometimes unreliable even unsafe. There was a time when breakfast was more elaborate. The family could enjoy a continental breakfast with all its trappings, especially during the weekends. Breakfast then could be

18 Mushroom facts, nutrients and health benefits (Mushroom health benefits)

18 Mushroom facts, nutrients and health benefits

Mushroom Facts About Mushroom Mushroom health benefits are numerous, it is a low-energy-dense-food meaning that it has few calories compared to the volume of food. It is a healthy addition to your plate. Mushrooms are keto-friendly, Paleo-friendly, Atkins-friendly and they are excellent for both vegetarians and vegans. They are also […]

18 amazing health benefits of amaranth greens

18 Amazing health benefits of Amaranth greens

Leafy vegetables are an integral part of Nigerian cuisine. They are present in almost all soups, an accompaniment to carbohydrates and served as a side. Amaranth greens are simply called green in Nigeria, it is called Efo Tete in Yoruba and Inine in Igbo, Alefo in Ghana while the Jamaicans call it […]

How to remove gas from beans

How to remove gas from beans

Beans are a cheap source of healthy food, rich in vegetable protein, soluble fibre, antioxidants, complex carbohydrate, vitamins and minerals. They are low in glycemic index and fat, this makes them excellent for vegetarians, diabetics, weight watchers etc. In Nigeria, there are different varieties of beans, the most common being

processed catfish

How to Process Catfish

Catfish is a freshwater fish and is so-called because of the whiskers on its head which are called Barbels. It doesn’t have scales, it has firm flesh and is good for most cooking methods and recipes. Catfish is excellent for frying, boiling, roasting and drying, it can be used in […]

tiger nut

Amazing facts about Tiger nut oil

I have never associated Tiger nut with oil, never. Tiger nuts, Cyperus esculentus, sedge, chufas (Spain), aya (hausa), imumu/ofio (yoruba), aki awusa (Igbo) are those tiny nuts, that are not really nuts sold by street vendors in their wheelbarrows on Nigerian streets, alongside dry dates and kuli-kuli. Crunchy, sweet and […]

Tiger nut pulp Flour

How to make Tigernut Pulp Flour

Tigernut Pulp flour is flour produced from the tuber of the tiger nut plant. It is gluten-free, nut-free, seed-free and grain-free. It suits many types of diet like Paleo, Keto, diabetic, raw food and particularly important to the vegan diet.  Read to know 25 amazing facts about tigernut flour. Tigernut flour can […]

25 amazing facts about tiger nut flour

25 Amazing facts about tiger nut flour

When we hear flour we automatically think wheat, refined or unrefined, then corn and maybe a few other grain flours. Tiger nut flour ‘Cyperus esculentus’ is not your everyday flour, it is totally special not just because it tastes good but the health benefits are enormous. Also, it is not a […]