Yam Recipes

catfish peppersoup and yam 1
Growing up I was never a fan of catfish. The experiences at Tejuoso market watching my mum negotiate on the price of the fish while the fish thrashed violently in the bowl was enough to scar me. My mum also made the watery fishy stew called imoyo with Catfish and […]

Catfish PepperSoup and Yam

grilled spicy croaker fish and mashed yam 2
Being a lover of seafood, i think the most appropriate gift to give to my mom this Mother’s day is to dedicate this post to her. I love you mama. She also shares a very strong passion for food but luckily for her, it doesn’t show on her as much […]

Spicy Croaker Fish and Mashed Yam

yam and tomato egg recipe
I never understood the logic of feeding children yam and egg on a school morning. Yam makes me super sleepy and less productive. If i settle down to eat yam regardless of the time of the day, you can guarantee I won’t be doing anything useful the rest of the […]

Nigerian Yam and Egg

Chef Dudu is someone i have followed on Instagram for a couple of months and have definitely been blown away by the dishes he comes up with. I find myself wanting to try out his dishes every time he posts something. I reached out to him a couple months back […]

Chef of the Week : Chef Dudu: Yamarita with Corned ...

ikokore recipe 2
Hi guys, Some of our Afrolems fans asked for us to do a recipe for ikokore, coincidentally I was planning on putting up a receipe too. Ikokore is an ijebu dish and it is similar to Ekpang Nkukwo the major difference is the use of water yam for ikokore and cocoyam […]

Ikokore aka Ifokore

wateryam ojojo recipe 6
Hi Guys, So I was thinking of a recipe to put up, I wanted to put up one that I havent seen online yet, so I asked my Master Chef, my mum, and she told me about ojojo. You see I wont pretend that i have heard about this before […]

Ojojo Recipe

yele kakro yam balls ghanian food 6
Yesterday, I tweeted about this Yam ball recipe I discovered from this Ghanian site Waakye. I couldn’t wait to try it because I had recently been thinking of something different to do with yam. I did not follow the recipe exactly as I like to add my twist to things […]

Ghanian Yam Balls or Yele Kakro

If you are following Afrolems on Facebook or Instagram which you should be *straight face* you would have seen the picture of this dish. I also tweeted about how difficult it is to season croaker and many people agreed with me. Have you ever had to cook croaker in the […]

Croaker Fish Kè Cream