Candied Lemon slices

Candied Lemon slices, Candied Orange slices

Having a lemon (or orange) tree usually leaves you with an abundance of lemons, more lemons than you know what to do with. Candied Lemon slices is an excellent way to use up some of your lemons and it is a delicious treat. Candying is a means of preserving the […]

Best Nigerian Stir fry Beans

Nigerian Stir fry beans

Beans, just like rice has so many delicious ways of preparing it. This simple and easy recipe is one more excellent and healthy way to serve beans. This is my daughter no. 2’s favourite way of preparing and cooking beans. Beans is important to vegetarians and a healthy source of […]

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Taste of India Food Festival Toronto

Namaste Taste of India food festival Toronto was about the food and the rich culture and traditions of India. India, the second, most populous country in the world has so much diversity in food, language, ethnicity and religion. Indian cuisine especially has a lot of variety and is known for […]

Nigerian coconut jollof rice in a plate with fish and vegetables

Nigerian Coconut Jollof rice

The ubiquitous Jollof rice might safely be called the National dish of Nigeria. It is eaten in every nook and cranny of the country by practically everyone. In fact, if you are looking for a conversation starter with a Nigerian ask them about Jollof rice. There are variations of it, […]

Healthy vegetable rice

Healthy Vegetable Rice

This vegetable rice is a dish I made on the fly. Not wanting to serve my white rice and stew with slaw, I decided to incorporate the slaw in the rice which eliminates

homemade pita bread

Easy homemade Pita bread

Pita bread is a flatbread common in the Middle East and Mediterranean¬†regions. It is leavened with yeast and is mostly made with a pocket or sometimes without. It is quite easy to make at home. Pita bread can be used as a wrap, whole or separated into two. It can […]

Nigerian Tomato Rice recipe using leftover rice & Yaji

Nigerian Tomato Rice recipe using leftover rice

This flavour-packed Nigerian Tomato rice is a simple one-pot dish, quick and easy to make. It adds an awesome variety to your dinner table and rice dishes. It is totally Nigerian with the unique taste of yaji (suya spice) shining through. Unlike the Nigerian Jollof rice, tomato rice is made […]

Vibrant Nigerian green curry rice

Nigerian Green Curry Rice

There are certain dishes you create and even you are amazed at the outcome. This dish is simply delicious and very flavourful. It borrows from Thai Green curry paste¬†but it is definitely¬†Nigerian in its flavours and richness. Whenever I have leftover rice I think of ways to reuse it besides […]

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 […]