• Category Archives: Beans Recipes


    Akara Pancake

    The concept of Akara Pancake was inspired by 9ja Foodie or at least I think I saw the recipe on her blog first. I decided to try it and add the Afrolems spin on things. This month, I have decided to cut down on my carbohydrates and bad cholesterol sources significantly because December is usually an

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    beans curry and coconut bread

    Beans Curry

    The tale of my beans curry I love my beans and i love it spicy. I also like trying new dishes which is the reason, I tried this one. I recently saw the canned version of beans curry while strolling through a grocery store and thought that would be a nice idea. Growing up, my mum

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    Moin Moin crepes

    Moin Moin Crepes and Akamu Milkshake

    Sometime in the last few months, I was trolling on Instagram and I discovered an account that I immediately fell in love with. That rarely happens by the way. I immediately followed the account and I have been a huge fan ever since. This amazing account is @dubaifitfoodie. Her pictures are top notch and she

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    pile pile

    Cameroonian Pilé Pilé

    I have to say that the Afrolems community of fans and followers are super amazing when it comes to support. If you are following us on social media, you would have seen during the week I posted my Poulet DG recipe on all the networks. My post invited this new recipe of Cameroonian Pilé Pilé into

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    Nigerian easter recipe

    Frejon Recipe Good Friday Recipe

    Happy Good Friday to you all. If you are in a city or country that celebrates Easter be very grateful because as I type this, I am at my desk at the office boo!!! So I am not a total party pooper, let’s move on. I heard about Frejon about 4 years ago and even

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    black eyed peas salad

    Black Eyed Peas Salad

    A low carbohydrate diet with Nigerian food has to be the hardest thing ever. However, it is not an impossible one. Speaking of low carb diets, it’s time to get on one as summer is fast approaching and no more hiding under jackets and coats. If you would like a low carb nigerian timetable, comment

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    rice and peas and coconut curry mackerel

    Rice and Peas with Coconut Curry Mackerel

    The internet has been buzzing recently about Jamie Olivers version of Jollof rice and all I can say is as long as recipes are available, they are left to individual interpretation. My dish today is an interpretation of the popular Jamaican rice and peas dish. I have gone to several Jerk chicken spots and their

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    danwake hausa dumpling

    Danwake Recipe

    The first time I heard about Danwake was from one of my hausa friends and she admitted that it was one of her favourite dishes especially served with a very spicy sauce and I use the term sauce loosely. The sauce comprising of oil, pepper, salt. She also said sometimes it is served with lemon

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    ekuru and ata din din

    Ekuru and Ata Din Din

    There are many recipes in my archives that never made it to the blog last year and Ekuru is one of them also known as Ofuloju. There are really many things to do with Nigerian beans (black eyed peas), we have akara, moin-moin, beans pottage and a host of other things. Ata Din din is

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