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    Afrolems at GTB Food and Drink Fair

    When my year started, being a headliner chef(I am not a chef) at a large food festival as the GTB Food and Drink Fair was not even remotely on my list of things to achieve. But you see the way God works, that festival has so far been the highlight of half of this year.

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    4 Health benefits of Tomatoes

    The Nigerian Cuisine is heavily reliant on tomatoes but a lot of people may not know the benefits of consuming these tomatoes. On our menu, we have items like stews, soups, sauces, salads,  jollof rice and other rice dishes that require tomatoes but if you ask the average person for the health benefits of Tomatoes,

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    Afrolems Brand 2015 Year in Review

    2015 was a great year for the Afrolems brand. We grew in our craft and grew in recognition as well. With winning recipes like the dodo gizzard dumplings and sadza and peanut soup, we entered realms we had not initially planned to explore. We also wrote articles for the Sunday Punch for a little while

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    Download Plantain Recipes E-Book

    I have had a few people request to add a print option to my recipes. I add them to select recipes because I do not want to make it so easy for people to just take advantage of it and become profitable at my expense. I still think if they wanted they would but It’s

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    Summer is fast approaching or we can safely say is already here and everyone is hitting the gym and possibly staying away from Nigerian food. Nigerian food has been widely notorious for not being healthy and I call the bluff on those claims and say it depends on how you cook it. By limiting your

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    How to Cut a Recipe in Half

    This is not a recipe post. I haven’t done one of these in a very long time and it’s going to be a very short one. Every time I upload a baking recipe, I have people asking how to cut a recipe in half or double it. While I did not make a chart for

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    Karibu Kenya

    Hello hello everyoneeeee!!!! I missed you all and blogging and the whole shenanigans. I apologize for being so MIA. Let me jist you what happened. So as part of my masters program here in San francisco, we get to do something called an action project instead of writing a boring old 100 page thesis, we

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    Kitchen tips and Tricks

    Many of our fans said they initially followed us on social media because of the tips we provided. I have taken a hiatus on some of the tips because I am trying to discover new ones. For those that may have missed some of the tips we provided on social media, here you go. 1.

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    Food Clique – Fighting Hunger

    Over the holidays, I was privileged to volunteer with an amazing group of people that work at the NGO Food Clique. In 2012, I was looking to start a similar program in my home country Nigeria and I decided to research to see if any other organization was doing something similar and perhaps I could

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