vegetarian

gratifyingly delicious deep golden brown plantain mosa

Plantain Mosa

The riper the plantains the sweeter they taste.┬áThis is one of those times we rejoice that our fresh produce is on the verge of spoiling, so what do we do with those overripe plantains?┬áPlantain mosa. Deep fried dough sweetened with mashed overripe plantains. It is a street food and a […]

Most delicious plate of beans porridge ever, Adalu, beans and corn porridge

Adalu, beans and corn porridge

Adalu, beans and corn porridge, is so scrumptious, a marriage between sweet and savoury, what can beat that. I didn’t like beans growing up until I got to boarding school ( F.G.G.C Benin) and tasted the beans and dodo (fried plantain) and I fell in love. I don’t know what […]

sweet, nutty, earthy, fiofio pigeon peas with vegetables

Fiofio Pigeon peas

Fiofio Pigeon peas, a legume enjoyed in Africa, Asia and parts of South America. It is variously called Fiofio or Agbugbu in Igbo, Otili in Yoruba, Aduwa in Hausa is also called, Gungo peas in Jamaica and mbaazi in Kenya. Pigeon pea has a sweet, mildly nutty and earthy flavour. […]