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    Anthony Bourdain in Lagos, Nigeria

    The thought of Anthony Bourdain in Lagos is every Nigerian foodies dream. I am not quite sure any of us really thought he would come this way anytime soon. Well I know for a fact I was not expecting it. Let me tell you how it all happened. I’m laying on my bed, lights off, about

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    Prawn Egusi Bisque

    Did she really say Egusi Bisque? Yes she did! The egusi flavour is so strong though! Yep! She knows that too. I mean I see the addition of prawns and crayfish but why use Egusi? Why not? Why is this crazy lady talking to herself? Well let me explain. A bisque according to Wikipedia;  “is

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    Beetroot Pancake

    My beetroot pancake recipe was inspired by Soliat of Nula’s Kitchen . This weekend we were cooking up a storm and she made the most amazing red velvet pancakes. I remember her mixing it initially and using bissap colouring and not being too pleased about it. I kept trying to convince her that there was nothing

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    Garlic Bread Homemade recipe

    Garlic bread is one of my favourite appetizers to indulge in when I am in the mood to cook a fancy meal. I especially love the cheesy garlic bread version. I would typically use parmesan cheese or cheddar cheese. Matured cheddar cheese though, as I feel it has a bit more flavour. I think I would

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    4 Work Lunch Options For Your Week

    I don’t know about you but deciding on work lunch for the week takes its toll on me most times that I end up not even going with anything. It seems I always have to rely on posts like these that I see on other food bloggers sites to plan for my week. I figured

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    Burabisco Recipe

    Burabisco or brabisco is a quick and easy meal from the North that really minds me of my recent trip to Morocco. Video about my trip coming soon to my Youtube Channel so subscribe so you can get the notification. Why do i say this? A lot of cous cous is consumed in Morocco. Everywhere

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    African Grocery Store in America – Oja Express is here

    In the last few years, there has been a surge in businesses catering to Africans and Caribbeans in the Diaspora.  This is due to the heavy migration that has occurred in the last few years from these regions to the west. People of African or Caribbean descent once they land in a new country, start searching for

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    Nigerian Black Soup

    Black soup often referred to as Omoebe is lauded for its medicinal capabilities. Originating from Edo state, it earned its name because of the oxidisation of some of the vegetables. The oxidisation causes the vegetables to darken which is where the soup got its name. The iron content from the ugwu (pumpkin leaves), the hypertension reduction property

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    Gizzard Pepper Soup Recipe

    Gizzard pepper soup has been my comfort all through this rainy season especially with yam and plantain. I always need something light that helps clear aways the pending cold. I made some soup with some of the traditional Nigerian pepper soup spices and absolutely loved it. You can eat the pepper soup with boiled yams,

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