African Dishes

RECIPE FOR STIR FRIED CONCOCTION BASMATI RICE

Concoction rice has been on the Nigerian food scene for ages but it was a meal I didn’t really care about because I saw so many versions of it that I didn’t really like nor enjoyed. Some where just made

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Recipe for Ofe Onugbu (Bitter leaf soup)

Ofe Onugbu (Bitter Leaf Soup) Recipe      Ofe Onugbu (Bitter leaf soup) Ofe is the igbo word for Soup, it preludes most native soups that are specific to the ibo people of Eastern Nigeria. Onugbu is used to identify the

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How to make Ikokore

Ikokore is a meal native to the Ijebu people from the southwestern part of Nigeria. Just like Ojojo, it’s made with water yam and also very similar to ekpang nkukwo. The final texture of this dish is similar to a pudding

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Recipe for Marugbo (Eweta) Soup

Obe Marugbo is traditionally prepared with a combination of two leaves. Marugbo (Botanical name : Clerodendrum volubile ) being the primary leaf. Iteji, efinrin, akintola, lapalapa, epojebu, ekikan or iseketu is also added. Leaf combinations often differ based on personal preference.The

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How to make Ojojo

Water Yam is the basis of several African and Nigerian dishes but nothing can prepare taste buds for these Ojojo or Water Yam Balls. Delicious and potentially easy to prepare, it makes a great snack and can also be paired

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Nigerian stews, sauces you can make without tomatoes

Tomatoes is a favorite staple in Nigeria, and so, a large number of people who cannot cope with the inflation in its price are hesitant to make the widely enjoyed stew and are now seeking alternative ways to make sauces

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Delicacies you simply must try if you’re ever in Nigeria.

  Get a head start on the best travel information in Nigeria – https://www.9jatravel.com.ng/ These are Nigerian meals you must try while you’re here : 1.) PARTY Jollof Rice:- The Almighty Jollof rice, get ready for a taste of a

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SHREDDED TURKEY AND PONMO YAM POTTAGE

I have been dreaming of pottage for weeks and couldn’t resist the urge to eat yam anymore but I didn’t want the traditional palm oil pottage (asaro). I wanted something different with an entirely different taste yet very delicious. I

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MATSE’S PLANTAIN BREAD

I love plantain and I buy a lot of it. The sad part is that when it gets too ripe, it becomes quite useless to me. What do I do next? I toss it into the garbage bin. Waste of

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How to make Asun (Spicy Goat Meat) 

Asun (Spicy Goat Meat) is one of the numerous tongues wagging Nigerian food. In order to achieve a tasty Asun (spicy goat meat), you must use goat meat only. Traditionally in Nigeria, the meat is smoked / grilled with the

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