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    Stir Fried Acha Recipe

    Stir Fried Acha World Diabetes day is marked on the 14th of November every year. Each year different themes are set to scope the awareness message created around diabetes. Usually, there is a misconception in Nigeria that Diabetes only comes as a result of confectionaries which comprise of sweets, chocolates, cakes etc. This is not

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    Waina Recipe

     Waina This is a rice dish often referred to as Masa, which is shaped like a mini cake and is made using short grain rice. This short grain variety of rice in highly consumed in the Northern part of Nigeria and is referred to as Tuwo rice. Waina has a background in Northern Nigeria and

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    Plantain Flat Bread Pizza

    There is a strong semblance in recipes from my previous post on plantain chin chin to this one. I know, I know, I cheated a little and used the dough with a little extra flour and more kneading for this Plantain Flat Bread Pizza. If you stumbled on my blog because of this recipe, ignore

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    Chicken and Shrimp Pancakes

    My mum was always the one that played around with her food and created recipes like Chicken and Shrimp Pancakes. We never understood it but we went along with it. Pancakes were even my grandma’s favorite breakfast to make for us. She sometimes put in some vegetables that we did not like into the pancakes

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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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    Plantain Gnocchi and Minced Meat Sauce

    At this point, it is safe to say I am slightly addicted to plantains. I mean I have an e-book dedicated to plantain recipes which I should probably update with this plantain gnocchi recipe. I was watching a documentary on Netflix about a chef’s journey through some parts of Asia and they were making gnocchi

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    Nigerian Fish Stew

    Last week Friday, Afrolems was featured on CNN’s article on food bloggers to follow. I was in bed when the article was published and I saw a few notifications on my blog from CNN. You can imagine I jumped out of bed, rubbed my eyes a few times, screamed, pranced and jumped then settled to

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    Potato Casserole

    I am not certain why the name tasty fiesta was chosen to name this potato casserole dish in Nigeria? Anyone care to venture an explanation? At first when I used to see fiesta come up in my search terms, I thought it was the Jamaican dessert called fiesta. Alas, I realized being that the searches

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    Spicy Roast Chicken

    This week I have really been trying to reduce my carb portions as last week I definitely over did it. Once I get into my high protein diet, I notice a few things after my meals. I feel lighter, I have the same amount of energy as I do if I have carbs. Being that

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