Rice recipes

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Someone recently pointed out in a comment on the blog that I do not have Pork recipes. I combed through my recipe list and truly didn’t find any. I promise it was not intentional. I eat pork once in a very red moon not because it is not tasty but […]

Pork Chops and Savoury Rice

Ghanian pineapple jollof rice 4
If you are connected to my social media channels, you would have seen that I shared a CNN article highlighting the emergence of the creative african chefs. I was so excited because it made me realize the very thing Afrolems stands for in promoting african food to the world is […]

Pineapple Jollof Rice

healthy mango fried rice
This recipe I promise did not start out as a mango fried rice one. I was just going to make rice and use chicken stock as the main seasoning without oil or anything. I can say it partly turned out that way because I still did not use oil but […]

Mango Fried Rice

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I had some left over rice in my fridge and my sauce was done. I started thinking about what to do with the rice and I remembered one of my pinterest trolls were I saw rice burgers and I decided to give it a try. It is probably important to […]

Rice Burger and Shrimp Patties

lemon rice 13
Most of my friends are always asking for quick tasty meals they can make and get out of the kitchen. Being that Nigerian dishes do not fit that category, sometimes it is hard to recommend something to them without asking where can i get these your many ingredients from? There […]

Lemon Butter Rice

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

Kenyan pilau rice dish
This dish is very common amongst different cultures and they also have different names for this same dish. The most common ones are pilaf, pulao, pilav, palaw but the Kenyans call it pilau. This is a very interesting rice dish in terms of flavours, it almost wants to remind you […]

Kenyan Pilau Recipe

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Hi Guys, I hope you had a fabulous weekend! Today’s recipe is going to be Homemade Orange Chicken stir fry, very easy and simple recipe and it’s delicious. I tried this recipe for the first time on Sunday, decided to treat my girls to something yummy; I hope you love […]

Orange Chicken Stir Fry

coconut rice and tiger prawns 4
Congratulations to the winner of the Spring Chef Experience, Nkem Odewunmi. I first saw Nkem’s work in this wonderful Facebook group I am part of and was blown away. Her presentation of dishes is out of this world. I mean she could take even kuli kuli and present it like […]

Creamy coconut rice and fiery wrapped prawns – Nkem Odewunmi

quinoa and brown rice 3
Some people may have heard of quinoa or not at all. Quinoa is a grain crop and the edible seeds are what many of us consume regularly. Texture-wise, it is very similar to couscous. I first of all heard about quinoa 2 years ago and it was the rave amongst […]

Stir Fried Quinoa, Brown Rice and Chicken Breast