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    world jollof rice day

    World Jollof Rice Day 2016

    The first World Jollof Rice day happened last year. I kept thinking to myself why wasn’t this even done earlier? No matter what, it’s never too late to dedicate a day to celebrate Jollof Rice. Jollof rice is a dish that once you learn to make it, you officially receive the honorary title of being a great

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    nigerian plantain fritatas

    Plantain Fritatas

    Are Plantain Fritatas a part of your breakfast menu in Nigeria? No? You have to make it a thing. Its so easy to make and you can always modify the recipe to fit your taste. Sometimes I add sausages, chicken or even shrimp to my plantain fritatas to give me a wholesome meal. If you

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    how to make chinese fried rice

    Chinese Fried Rice

    I got this Chinese Fried Rice recipe from a Filipino colleague and I enjoy the flavor that the soy sauce and sesame oil gives to the rice. Asian style fried rice is one of my favorite international cuisine and it’s nice to finally have a recipe that works for me. You can easily find soy sauce

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    ofio muffin

    Ofio Muffin

    Ofio Muffin is the most time consuming muffin to make if you do not have access to already grounded Tigernut flour.  I just thought to sound a subtle warning before you all come for my head. My Tigernut flour was purchased from a speciality store in Toronto but you can always make yours at home.

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    afrolems at food fest

    Afrolems at 500 Dishes Food Fair

    If there is anyone that can give excuses for why things should not happen, I am the champion. Little wonder how I get anything done and how this brand has even grown to this stage lol. When 500 dishes contacted me to be part of their food fair, I opted for the easier way out

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    Coconut Lime Chicken Soup

    This Coconut Lime Chicken soup is a winner for nights when you want something light and especially if you’re looking to awaken your appetite. It’s one of my top 5 drinking soups to have because there is something about the way the coconut milk and lime juice blend to excite the tastebuds. I was a bit

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    corned beef cakes zambia

    Corned Beef Cakes

    Corned beef cakes are a Zambian favorite according to one of my friends. It could just be her household or perhaps it is common in other homes. Whatever the case is, these corned beef cakes are so delicious. I had a few of the cakes, went upstairs and by the time I came back the

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    yoghurt parfait recipe

    Yogurt Parfait Recipe

    I am not that fond of yogurts in general but the yogurt parfait is something I welcome as breakfast or dessert. This yogurt recipe idea catches my fancy because it incorporates ingredients that I love: fruits and nuts. It’s also very easy to make and is a quick and interesting breakfast option. You will love

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    scent leaf fried rice with shrimp

    Scent Leaf Fried Rice

    Scent leaf fried rice has been on my mind for a few months primarily because it reminds me of basil fried rice. One thing I miss about living outside Nigeria is authentic Asian food. Thai, Vietnamese, Korean food are some of my favorites. They are so full of flavor, I hope some people will open

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