• Tag Archives: nigerian dishes

    Yam and Palm Oil

    Growing up I was told that the combination of Yam and palm oil was what poor people ate. Whatever the hell that meant. I used to feel guilty enjoying this simple dish because I always asked myself why Nigerians would label such a dish amongst others as a poor person’s food. I then realized the

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    Rice and Stew Very Plenty – RSVP

    Am I the only one that thought RSVP meant Rice and Stew Very Plenty? Come on guys you know you did too hehe. This past week, I went to visit my friend’s mum and she was telling me about Igala recipes and it hit me that a lot of Nigerian dishes are variations of the

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    Coconut Rice, Peppered Beef, Potato Salad and Dodo for Democracy Day

    Hello there beautiful people! Afrolems has missed you and for Democracy day, I came back with something extra special. My friend is moving to Calgary this weekend and I decided to give her a little (well, HUGE treat). Being a Calabar girl like me, spicy food is right up her alley. To create a balance nonetheless,

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    Afrolems Met Chef Fregz : Hausa Inspired

    For many people that live in Nigeria, you must have heard of Chef Fregz or seen him on TV( Knorr Taste Quest Show..ring a bell?). This dude has amazingggggg culinary skills and is super friendly. I always heard about this guy that went to Olashore (High school in Nigeria) that did amazing things with food

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    Cucumber and Blackeyed Pea Salad

    Cucumber and Black-Eyed Pea Salad

    This salad is very quick and easy to make! Perfect for when you need something with protein! Salad 1 large cucumber 1 can of black-eyed peas (19 ounce) 1 medium sized red bell pepper Half bulb of red onion Salad Dressing 3 tablespoons virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons of lemon juice ½ teaspoon of basil

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    Cat Fish Pepper Soup

    Catfish Pepper Soup

    Catfish pepper soup is a very popular dish prepared in Nigeria. It is very simple and easy to make. I hope you have fun gathering the ingredients and making this, i know i did! Minutes to Prepare: 5-10 Minutes to Cook: 20 Number of Servings: 4-6 What you need 1 Medium sized catfish 1/2 a

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    Protein or Carbohydrates? Which is the Luxury item in a meal?

    Is dieting the best idea? I have many friends that go on numerous diets month after month and still end up gaining all the weight back(myself included). I do understand that when you are in the process of losing weight, you would need to limit your intake of certain items. However, sometimes it makes me

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    Ewa Agoyin (Stewed Beans Porridge) – Feyisope

    Breakfast in Nigeria is full of all kinds of interesting dishes. You know the saying eat breakfast like a king? This dish is definitely in that category. It is originally a Togolese dish but as usual Nigerians take everything and make it their own lol. I call it creative borrowing, sharing is caring right? The

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    Ekpang Nkukwo Recipe – Cocoyam pottage

    Ekpang Nkukwo was a high in demand recipe from many of the Afrolems fans. I posted the photo of the meal seven days to Christmas and since then Ekpang Nkukwo has been on the mind of many of my Afrolems followers. It is a native Efik meal and apparently is also native to Cameroonians. The English

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