Beans Recipes



Moin Moin crepes 4
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 […]

Moin Moin Crepes and Akamu Milkshake


pile pile
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 and that invited this new […]

Cameroonian Pilé Pilé



Nigerian easter recipe 2
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 […]

Frejon Recipe


black eyed peas salad 5
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 […]

Black Eyed Peas Salad


rice and peas and 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 […]

Rice and Peas with Coconut Curry Mackerel



danwake hausa dumpling 5
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 […]

Danwake Recipe


ekuru and ata din din 3
There are many recipes in my archives that never made it to the blog last year and Ekuru is one of them. 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 […]

Ekuru and Ata Din Din


nigerian adalu beans and corn recipe
Beans is one of my favourite dishes. I think this has a little bit to do with my dad. He is diabetic and he has a limited amount of dishes he can consume so beans became his best meal. I am certain it was even before diabetes reared its ugly […]

Adalu Recipe



rice and beans 1
So I joined this amazing group this year on Facebook called “So you think you can cook” and there is a challenge this week to create a beans recipe. I started thinking a little too deeply about what to create, I started thinking along the lines of Puerto Rican Rice and […]

Rice and Beans