• Author Archives: afrolems

    Agege French Toast Roll Up

    Agege French Toast was originally on my menu the day I made this breakfast dish. I then did not feel like having a sweet dish for breakfast so I decided to go savoury. I had some sausages in the fridge and decided to make Agege French Toast Roll ups with a pigs in a blanket

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    Asun Sandwich

    Asun sandwich is a recipe that has been on my mind for a long time. What inspired this recipe was my visit to one of my favourite spots in Toronto called Banh Mi Boys. They had the best sandwiches and I always wondered made it so nice. I finally came to the realisation that it

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    Waakye

    By now if you are West African, you would have heard the “mad over you” song. In this song, the artist Runtown describes a Ghanian girl that wants to marry him. He also says he hopes she can cook waakye. I was listening to the song and then it occurred to me that I had not

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    Nigerian Barbecue Fish Recipe

    What really is Nigerian Barbecue fish? I mean what differentiates it from global recipes? The spice level? Or is it the fact that it is roasted to death on open fire too long? I think the differentiating factor I see sometimes is the addition of tatashe which is a different type of red bell pepper

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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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