Beef Recipe


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The love of plantain is the beginning of a food blogger’s wisdom. Quite a number of countries share the love of plantain as well be it green, yellow or black(over-ripe plantain). Countries like Jamaica, Honduras, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Ghana, Puerto-Rico and the list is endless. This dish is actually inspired by […]

Plantain and Beef Pie


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In my post about my trip to Kenya, I did not discuss the food at all. I have to say I was surprised about the flavours I found. Kenyan food looks like it is a mix of so many other cultural influences, They have chapati which is indian and also […]

Nyama Choma with Kachumbari


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In this post, I have no interesting story as to why I decided to make Dambu Nama. I just had a craving for it and went into my kitchen and whipped this up. Did not take as much time as I thought it would which was good but I lacked […]

Dambu Nama



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We put out a post asking our fans what posts they would like to see on the blog. We figured this would be the best way to satisfy our fans needs as opposed to just posting our experiments and food musings. I absolutely loved preparing this dish as it came […]

Shredded Beef Sauce


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Last week, my brother sent me a message on whatsapp saying he had a dream about a dish I should try. See how awesome my family is? His original idea was plantain pizza with gizzard as toppings as a different way to serve dodo gizzard. Unfortunately, plantain will not hold […]

Plantain Pizza


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I have been trying to figure out what dishes to make for valentines day as I have started getting requests and I have to say it hasn’t been easy as most things have been done. When I thought of this dish, I remembered a story I read as a child […]

Pink Spaghetti, Meat Balls and Creamy Sauce



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There are many archived recipes I would be publishing this month because school got in my way and I could not get to blogging about them. This is a recipe that a lot of people asked me for especially our dear friend Vese at Dvees who does exceptional things with Nigerian […]

Ayamase Stew


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After a very long hiatus which I apologize for, I am back. Yayy!!!! So I just recently moved to the States and so far the African stores have been far away from me. I shall find it I promise and bring you some interesting Nigerian recipes. Whilst, I was opening […]

Beef Stew Recipe


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A couple of weeks ago, my mum (1QFoodPlatter) got into town and the first thing I did was drag her to the Danforth food festival. This is a popular food festival in Toronto and I wasn’t going to miss it for the world. We got there and realized several streets […]

Danforth Food Festival and the Corn Craving



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Hello All, Have you been spicing up your kitchen with delicious recipes from Afrolems? Do let us know how that is going. We always love to hear feedback about the dishes. One of our Afrolems fans sent in a recipe of Shawarma and is getting featured as chef of the […]

Chef of the Week Feature: Shawarma Recipe