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Zobo (sorrel) drink in a glass cup
Drinks, Recipes

Zobo Syrup, zobo drink

Chilled Zobo syrup, zobo drink is commonly made in homes and sold on the streets in Nigeria. Zobo is the calyx of the roselle plant (a specie of hibiscus). It cuts across the tropical world, from the Caribbean where it is known as red sorrel to Nigeria where it is called […]

Flavoursome and easy Nigerian tomato stew with chicken
Stews/ Sauces/ dips, Recipes

Easy Nigerian Tomato stew

If you are new to Nigerian cuisine, this should be your introduction. This easy Nigerian Tomato stew is primarily made up of tomatoes, peppers, onions (tomato stew base) and spices. It is closer to Italian pasta sauce than western stews. Tomato stew is eaten in practically every Nigerian home and […]

delectable nigerian tomato stew base in a bowl
Stews/ Sauces/ dips, Recipes

Nigerian Tomato Stew Base

Nigerian Tomato stew base is the nucleus of a large portion of Nigerian dishes. It is the flavour base of any dish prepared with it. Get it right and you are basically sure the dish will be phenomenal. It is a combination of tomatoes, tatashe (fresh paprika peppers), shombo (fresh […]

Delicious Utazi Soup
Soups/ light soups, Recipes

Utazi soup, Ofe Utazi

Utazi soup (Ofe Utazi) is made with Utazi leaf which is bitter and best known for being used in pepper soup to give it a slightly bitter note. Really, utazi leaf is much more than that, it has its own distinct flavour and that is what you harness for this […]