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    Shakara Yamarita

    Shakara Yamarita was as a result of serious cravings I had for yam, egg and smoked beef. I decided to indulge myself for breakfast yesterday before work. I know, I know, who makes such decadent breakfast before work? Well in my defense, I had chopped all the vegetables and smoked beef the night before. The

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    Kantun Ridi

    Kantun Ridi is the hausa name for sesame seed candy also known as beniseed candy.  Up until a few years ago, I never even knew sesame seeds were a huge part of our cuisine in Nigeria. Being a food blogger, you get to discover all kinds of interesting things from conversations with friends. I had

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    Agbalumo Cocktail

    I had a few names for this Agbalumo cocktail I created a few days ago. Some of the proposed names were agbalumo sour, agbalumo sling, udaratini, lumotini, amongst some others. I think I will save the name for a later date when I have to serve it to my followers in person. I have to say

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    Plantain Cookies

    Plantain cookies were on my list of recipes for last year but somehow never made it to the blog. Every time I made them, they never lasted long enough for me to photograph despite my many “do not touch these” instructions in the fridge. I guess people just thought they were suggestive post it notes

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    Chicken Breast in Creamy Sauce

    This chicken breast in creamy sauce recipe was supposed to make it to my Christmas recipes but somehow life got in the way and I never got to post the recipe or the picture. Well recipes don’t age now do they? You can still make this chicken breast in creamy sauce all year round. This

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    Acha Pancake

    Acha Pancake I have to admit was at first a fail for me. I was trying to flip the pancake and it all scattered. Between not having enough eggs in the mix and oil in pan, something about my initial mix went wrong. I also tried to blend the acha to a finer powder but

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    Scent Leaf Lemonade

    It is safe to say that this is going to be a very versatile year on the blog with recipes like scent leaf lemonade. Do you agree? This past weekend, I was playing around in the kitchen and had some left over scent leaf from a dish I had made previously. I started to wonder

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    Beniseed Soup

    Beniseed soup also known as sesame seed soup is a soup that is common in some parts of the south south or middle belt parts of Nigeria. Yes you heard right! Sesame seed soup is a thing in Nigeria. Traditionally, in some parts of Nigeria, it is cooked without fresh tomatoes or red bell peppers

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    Garri Crusted Chicken

    The idea of garri crusted chicken is not new as some of the other food bloggers have experimented with the idea in the past. I decided to add my own little twist to this recipe this Christmas. What I will say however is the garri crust tasted so yummy. The chicken taste was alright but

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