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    Shrimp Fried Rice

    If you follow Afrolems on social media, you would have seen that I posted a video asking people to guess what dish I was making. If you guessed fried rice, you guessed right. I made this shrimp fried rice slightly differently. Not in the Nigerian yellow fried rice way but in the asian almost thai

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    Over-Ripe Plantain and Shrimp Canapes

    What is a christmas menu when you don’t experiment with something and it turns out well? Well let’s just say I was licking my plate after i photographed this one. It’s nothing super out of the blue but I had left over over-ripe plantain and wanted to try something different with it. There are many

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    Coffee Cake

    Ever since my friend Sara baked a Coffee cake for our friend Bea’s birthday, I have been craving it badly. It just seems like the perfect indulgent breakfast with a cup of tea or even another cup of coffee. I was nervous about making it because I wasn’t sure how much coffee to put in the

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    Omelette and Bread Roll

    Bread and egg is a not only a popular Nigerian breakfast recipe, it is also very global. However, the amount of spices Nigerians put in their omelette is comparable to none. Last year, my mum introduced me to bread and beans rolls for breakfast. I started making them to take around with me. It’s very

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    Yoghurt Chicken and Garlic Potatoes

    Remember my Mango Salsa post? I hosted a few friends over after my exam and part of the menu was Yoghurt Chicken and Garlic potatoes. I posted the pictures on Instagram and I have been getting requests from people to post the recipe. My friends throughly enjoyed it when I made it and I assume you

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    Amala and Ewedu

    My craving amala and ewedu started back in August but in the middle of all my moving i just couldn’t bring myself to make it. So many things kept coming up but yesterday I put my foot down and decided finally that i needed to reward myself with this amazing meal. The first time i

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    Peri Peri Chicken and Savoury Rice

    The Portuguese people I have to admit have this one on lock down. I remember when Barcelos and Nandos came to Nigeria. Chicken was never the same again for me. I was always curious as to how they made their Peri-Peri Sauce. I have to admit, I haven’t completely mastered the sauce, but I got

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    Akara Recipe (Bean Cake)

    So I have to admit that for the first time in my life this week, I made akara. I find that with cooking, I know the motions, the steps, the ingredients but most dishes I have mentally prepared and not physically. Ok I think I am getting to philosophical all on top akara lol. But

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    Sponsored Post: How to make Boerewors

    Boerewors is a type of sausage common in South African cuisine, based upon the Dutch verse worst. Boerewors traditionally contain beef, pork and bacon, but you can use just ground beef if you prefer. You can keep boerewors in the refrigerator for up to seven days or in the freezer for up to six months.

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