“Nutty” Chicken Skewers-Simple Appetizers/Small Chops

Nigerian Chicken kebabs

Very often, I try out some of the recipes in my cookbooks, and this particular recipe was gotten from my “Real Simple” cookbook (a birthday gift from my cell family,love you guys;).It is a tasty small chop/appetizer. Culinary word for the day:SKEWER: a long wooden/metal rod/stick for inserting through meat or other food to holdRead more

Native Jollof Rice – Osikapa Ukpehie

Igala rice

There are memories and stories to every dish, and for me, the Native Jollof rice dish reminds me of those family trips we made to my parents village in the Middle Belt part of Nigeria. Upon every arrival, my maternal grandmother always greeted us with one of two dishes: native jollof rice or cassava mealRead more

Nigerian Tomato Stew Recipe

nigerian tomato stew

Stew ,chicken, and rice…Last night’s dinner…There’s nothing as tasty and simple as white rice and stew. I have always loved tomato stew and white rice as we fondly call it in Nigeria. I love making my own stew but I also enjoy tasting stew made by other people, it’s always amazing how stew can haveRead more

“Beans Porridge”- A new look.

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So whenever I find myself missing Nigeria, I usually find relief by preparing and feasting on a typical Nigerian dish. This beans porridge dish is a result of one of those Naija sick days. I know that most people don’t find beans appealing, mainly because of its “bloating and gas emitting properties”…lol. Nevertheless, beans stillRead more