Egg Rolls
Mar26

Egg Rolls

I was craving the Nigerian egg rolls that I used to eat as a kid, so I asked my mom for her delicious recipe which she gladly gave me. I decided to put a spin on her recipe to enhance its most appealing features. I made my crust a little thicker because I like crust a lot and I also added sausage to mine. My kids so loved these new rolls that my daughter wanted it for lunch for school the next day.You cannot believe how easy it is to...

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Egg Stew
Mar19

Egg Stew

EGG STEW This is one of my favorite dishes to prepare when I don’t have much time on my hand. It is very simple yet very delicious and can compliment a variety of meals. It can be eaten together with boiled yam, oven fried plantain, potatoes, even bread as a sandwich. It requires three main ingredients; eggs, tomatoes, onions INGREDIENTS 4 ripe tomatoes (diced) ½ medium sized onions (diced) 2 tbs of olive oil 1 tsp thyme 3 eggs 2 tbs...

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Fish Stew With ‘Nchuanwu’
Mar15

Fish Stew With ‘Nchuanwu’

There’s something about the combination of fish stew and ‘nchuanwu’ that makes me to continue to eat it until there is no more left; This food is appetite enhancing! I knew this as a child as whenever my mum prepares this dish we never fail to ask repeatedly for more. I would like you folks to try this recipe because “eating is believing” INGREDIENTS 6 oz tin tomato paste 4 tbs of olive oil 3 large red bell peppers 1 medium size...

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Peppered Gizzard
Mar09

Peppered Gizzard

PEPPERED GIZZARD Having some friends over and you want something simple, fast, and delicious to prepare, look no further because peppered gizzard is the way to go. INGREDIENTS ¼ cup of palm oil 1 pound of gizzard 2 medium onions 1 habanero pepper Dried thyme 1 cube of Knor Efuru Salt   DIRECTIONS: FIRST STAGE Season the gizzard with one medium onion, dried thyme, knor, salt. Bring to a boil until the gizzard is soft and also cook...

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Okpa
Mar09

Okpa

OKPA – BAMBARA GROUNDNUT (VIGNA SUBTERREAN) This is a kind of legume. It can be boiled and roasted; eaten as a snack. Also it can be milled into flour which is cooked to what we Igbo’s call OKPA. It is a very simple dish but very delicious. INGREDIENTS 3 cups of okpa flour ¼ cup of palm oil or if you have the fruit paste 6 cups of warm water Salt 1 minced hot pepper (optional) DIRECTIONS: Put the flour in a bowl and pour about 2 cups...

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