Local Dishes

Recipe for Miyan Kuka

INGREDIENTS: (1)/1/2 Cup of Boabab Leaf Powder (Kuka) (2) Bone-in Beef (Nama da Kashi) (3) 1 Large Dried Catfish (Busheshen Kifi) (4) 1 Medium Sized Onion (Albasa) (5) 1 Beef Stock Cube (6) 1/4 Cup Fresh Locust Beans or 2

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How to make PUMPKIN LEAF SAUCE (UGU)

Pumpkin leaf (commonly called ‘ugu’ by the igbos) is a very healthy leaf that has being used widely in cooking. The pumpkin leaf sauce is easy and quick to prepare. I love it, the taste is yummy! INGREDIENTS 1. Pumpkin

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Recipe for Ofada Stew (Ayamase)

  Ingredients 5 large green bell peppers  (Green Tatashe) 1 large red onion (Albasa) (Divided)- Thinly chop half 3 Scotch Bonnet peppers  (Ata Rodo ) 1 cup each –  boiled Goat meat, shaki and Ponmon  (chopped into small pieces) 4

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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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How to Make Agidi or Eko

Nigerian Agidi or Eko is Nigeria’s Jello sort of. It is made with corn flour. The process is very similar to how to make Ogi but with a slight difference.   Agidi or Eko tastes so good with hot Akara

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How to Cook Okpa di Oku: Oji River Okpa and 9th Mile Okpa

Okpa di oku, Okpa di oku, Okpa! Okpa!! Okpa!!! If you are travelling to Enugu, Nigeria from Onitsha, Lagos etc, anywhere from the west of Enugu, these shouts from Okpa sellers will remind you that you are approaching Enugu. How

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How to Cook Garden Egg Sauce/Stew

Garden Egg Sauce may well be the best sauce for Boiled White Yam. It contains palm oil which boiled yam loves. It can also be prepared with vegetable oil but I do not recommend that. Keep reading for details. How

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How to make Pound Cake

The cake baking territory is one that I have avoided for quite some time, but baking the pound cake opened me to the world of baking. I really enjoyed the process as it is absolutely easy compared with my initial

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Nigerian Suya Recipe – Nigerian Suya on a Charcoal Grill

If you are new to my blog or landed on this page while looking for Nigerian suya recipe, you might also be interested in my previous blog post: How to make Nigerian Suya . It is quite informative and takes you through

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Corned beef hash and eggs

  I am not a breakfast person. I cannot remember the last time I own woke up and made myself breakfast when I did not have anyone in my house. The weird thing about this situation is how much I

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