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    Stir Fried Noodles with Beef

    Stir fried noodles with beef is my staple Friday evening meal. Instead of having regular noodles, I always try to make it a bit more interesting. If you went to boarding school, you can relate to the concept of special noodles. Obviously noodles was a contraband item in boarding school but the naughty little girls

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    Native Jollof Acha

    Native Jollof Acha is one of the most amazing dishes I have made with Acha in recent times. I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome and now it’s my default go to meal that is quick and easy to make. This is especially because the Acha itself cooks in less than 8 minutes so it’s perfect

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    Semolina Puff Puff

    My Semolina puff puff recipe came as a result of me wanting to make puff puff and realizing I had run out of all purpose flour. I remembered that I had used semolina to make pancakes in the past and figured why not try the semo flour for puff puff. I am happy to say

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    Afiame Soup Recipe

    Afiame soup is a beans based soup that is originally consumed in Edo state. It is very reminiscent of Gbegiri which is a beans soup consumed by the Yoruba people of Nigeria. The difference is in the ingredients used to achieve this finger licking meal. Before I go into the details of this recipe, I

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    Coffee Tigernut Milk

    Coffee tigernut milk is not a combination that is new to many foodies. Some people have been making this combination for a very long time. I had a drink recently that combined both and I was intrigued at this mix. It still had a strong coffee flavour but the tigernut flavour came through. Tigernut milk

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    Garlic and Cheese Noodles

    Garlic and cheese noodles is quite an interesting combination depending on the type of cheese you use. For me the concept of this meal is reminiscent of mac and cheese. All that is missing is cut up hot dogs as the protein for this meal but with this you can participate in the meatless Monday movement. There

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    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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