Jollof rice is a traditional West African dish. It consists mainly of cooked rice and tomato stew flavored with spices such as thyme, scotch bonnet pepper, chili peppers, onions and garlic. The dish is a staple of West African cuisine, particularly that of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal and Gambia.
Christmas is a big deal in Africa, and it’s celebrated with gusto. But if you’re not familiar with the traditions, it can be a little daunting. So we’ve put together some traditional recipes to help you get into the Christmas spirit.
You will love the simplicity and ease of this Gluten-Free Rice Flour Bread recipe, and you will want to make it again and again. It is fluffy, soft, and perfect as a sandwich, toast, or snack.
Are you ready for the next level of meat floss? Then, we present Dambu Nama, a dried shredded beef that is so delicious.
THANKSGIVING SIDE DISHES are just as important as the Turkey or Ham if you want to create the perfect Thanksgiving feast! These delicious Thanksgiving Side Dishes will have everyone in your family coming back for seconds!
Yuca Fries are very easy to prepare, and they are immensely satisfying, with a cotton soft melting interior and super crusty exterior. They are as good as potato fries, but they have more character.
Yam pottage/Yam Porridge (Asaro) Recipe – Asaro which is also known as Yam pottage or Yam porridge is a very delicious Yam recipe though it’s eaten by most tribes in Nigeria however, it is more common in the Yoruba-speaking parts of Nigeria. It’s also easy to make. If you love yam, it’s a must-try recipe!
Rice is a great staple food. It’s broadly available, dirt-cheap, and incredibly versatile. It’s easy to whip up and it goes with just about anything! I’ve made this list to help you find some recipes that utilize this simple white grain!
Making bread has never been easier. These 10 no-knead bread recipes will have you baking bread like a professional in no time. All you have to do is mix your flour, yeast, sugar, salt, water, and any other required ingredient, leave it to rise as you go about your day, and voila! The bread is …
Let’s taco about fish taco sauce – My homemade recipe is smoky, spicy, tangy, and can be used with fish tacos, or traditional grilled tacos.
22 Bread Recipes – Any of the following 22 bread recipes will surely leave you wanting more. Regardless of if you’re a beginner or an expert, there is a recipe for you. Just choose a flavor you’re most interested in and start baking.
Cilantro lime chicken – Juicy baked chicken thighs marinated with cilantro and lime juice, then pan-seared in olive oil. This chicken recipe is spicy, savory, and tangy all at the same time and it’s quick, easy, and bursting with flavor!!
Chicken Seasoning Blend – This blend of herbs and spices infuses a burst of flavor into your chicken, vegetables, fish, and much more.
Chicken Leg Recipes – Chicken legs are inexpensive and have a lot of flavors. This list of 30 recipes for chicken legs will help make your everyday meals seem special, even if you haven’t planned ahead. Chicken Leg Recipes Looking for chicken leg recipes? Then you have come to the right place! We have 30 …
Make the crispiest, tastiest air fryer breakfast potatoes in less than 20 minutes. These air fryer potatoes are super easy to make, you’ll want to have them every day! They require only the simplest ingredients and taste as amazing.
Lemon Pepper Wings – This super tasty, crispy Wings recipe is super easy to make and needs just a couple of ingredients! They are made in the air fryer, giving you juicy tender wings that are crisp on the outside.
I’ve compiled a list of my favorite plantain recipes to help you use this amazing fruit. From sweet to savory, you’ll find loads of recipes for all your bite-size dessert and meal ideas. These recipes are all easy-to-make and delicious!
Baking Soda vs. Baking Powder – Baking soda and baking powder are popular leavening agents and they are essential for many baking recipes. They have a lot of similarities but there are also very important differences which I will cover in this article.
Potato Recipes – Potatoes are delectable whether fried, mashed, baked, or grilled. They make a perfect choice for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Ewedu soup is a delicacy in Nigeria. Apart from being delicious and nutritious, it is very simple to make. The soup is usually served with beans stew together with beef stew, or fish stew and can be a mouth-watering accompaniment to many solid meals like pounded yam and fufu. Ewedu Ewedu, Jute leaves soup, Mulukhiyah, …
Spending a long time in the kitchen after a long day can be difficult. All you want to do is sleep. Not to worry, we have curated a long list of chicken dinners you can explore on stressful weeknights. It would be best if you weren’t clueless about dinner. Recipes here are super fast and …
Fried plantains – a sweet-savory dish that features thick slices of ripe plantains lightly salted and deep-fried in oil till golden brown. The result is a caramel-like brown crust that is savory-sweet and has a soft and very sweet interior.
Breakfast Potatoes – This is an example of a simply prepared meal that yields a rich and intricate flavor. This recipe is a healthy, tasty, and super quick option for a filling breakfast. It requires very simple ingredients and delivers delicious results.
I’ve got a tasty taco sauce recipe to share with you and it only takes about 15 minutes to make! This sauce perfectly balances acidity with fruitiness, spiciness with warmth, and sweetness with tanginess.
Pan-seared lamb chops are the perfect weeknight meal when paired with a light seasonal salad or mashed potatoes. Sumptuous and quick to prepare, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your home.
How many ounces are in a cup? A very useful question to know the answer to when cooking. Sometimes you need to convert a recipe from ounces to cups. Perhaps your measuring scales are buried deep in the back of the cupboard but your trusty cup measures are to hand. Either way, it is a …
Chicken Salad is a large bowl of veggies combined with chicken dressed in rich and creamy mayonnaise. You can find a list of inexpensive and delectable recipes here. Whether for summer or regular dinner, pick your addiction, and you will forever be happy you made something magical.
Shakshuka is a hearty skillet meal made of open-faced eggs cooked in a thick, savory tomato-pepper sauce. It is simple, delicious, and easy to prepare.
If you love to eat really juicy, flavorful, delicious, fall-apart chicken, then these 30 Crockpot Chicken Recipes are just the right place for you to get ideas for your next meal. The best part is that the crockpot is intuitive and does most of the cooking work for you. You can time your meal to …
Your game night snacks cannot be complete without crispy chicken wings. Are you looking for delicious chicken wings recipes? You will not regret picking any of these savory finger-licking recipes curated for you. Whether you like baked, air-fried, deep-fried, or spicy chicken wings recipes, you can make your choice here.
20 Grilled Chicken Recipes If you believe that grilled chicken recipes should only be reserved for special occasions, like a summer family cookout, then you’ve been thinking wrong. There’s so much to explore with grilled chicken and it is versatile enough to be served all year long, on any occasion — even regular family dinners.
Homemade Harissa Recipe: Harissa paste is a versatile North African condiment made with dried chilies, garlic, olive oil, and spices. It can be used as an accompaniment to grilled meats and fish or simply added to soups and stews for an extra kick. This recipe is super simple to make, only taking 5 minutes at …
Air Fried Chicken drumsticks are delicious and easy to make. With just about a few readily available ingredients and about 10 minutes of prep time. The best part of this recipe is the delicious blend of spices that just elevates its taste. You’ll definitely love it!
Air fryer chicken breast is one of the easiest ways to cook a succulent, tasty meal that your family will enjoy, and it’s easy to make.
Today’s recipe is a classic Mexican salsa called Pico de Gallo. It’s refreshing, colorful, and super simple to make. The ingredients are easy to find. I promise you can make this delicious side dish in just 10 minutes!
Tacos are a great meal for any time of the day, but many taco recipes can be difficult to make. This easy chicken taco recipe uses simple ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
Nigerian Beef Stew: A classic rich aromatic tomato Nigerian stew. It is delicious, nutritious, and easy to make. All you need is a big pot and about an hour of your time.
AFRICAN RECIPES – Let your family experience a taste of “motherland” cuisine. With these recipes, you will be able to make a dish that will leave their taste buds wanting more!
Crusty No-knead Dutch Oven Bread – An amazing bakery-style bread with a golden crisp outer crust and a soft, chewy interior with great flavor. If you use the dutch oven you will achieve a crunchy artisan-type crust. This is a fantastic rustic bread!
How many teaspoons are in a tablespoon? Two of the most commonly used measurements in recipes are teaspoons (tsp) and tablespoons (tbsp). They are most often used to measure smaller amounts of dry ingredients such as spices and to measure extracts and liquids such as honey.
I’m aware that different types of liquid measurements are used in the United States and throughout the world so Knowing the exact capacity of cups is essential for any kitchen when making recipes. Since I have been getting a lot of questions on how to convert the measuring cup I use (the US standard Cup) …
Oven-roasted turkey legs – Cooked simply with a tasty marinade of garlic, spices, and fresh winter herbs, this is a show-stopping meal perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or weeknight. So easy dinner, so delicious, and no sweat!
Homemade Chili – If you are looking for comfort in a bowl this winter, look no further than this homemade chili recipe. This super comforting dish is delicious and packed with hearty flavors. Make sure you add this easy recipe to your repertoire—you’ll be so glad you did!
Shrimp Stock – Bursting with flavor from loads of fresh herbs and spices. Add into any dish to instantly enhance the dish. Forget the store-bought stock and learn how to create your own with this super simple recipe.
If you love chicken breast recipes as much as we do, then you’ll love this list of these 35+ best chicken breast recipes ever. Whether you like them grilled, baked, fried, or used in a casserole dish, these chicken breast recipes have something for everyone.
If you’re interested in trying some new, delicious foods from South Africa, then you’ve come to the right place! Here are some of the top South African recipes that are sure to become favorites with you and your family members – they’re always tasty, filling, and of course completely authentic. From boerewors (braai sticks) to …
Potatoes are one of the most popular foods around, but they’re particularly well suited to air fryers. Not only do air fryers help you avoid the unhealthy oil that comes with deep frying, but they also produce potatoes that are just as crispy and delicious as deep-fried versions!
Perfect Air Fryer Potato Recipe (Jacket potatoes) – Perfectly cooked whole potatoes that are incredibly fluffy and tender on the inside. Cooked in the air fryer for a clean taste resulting in a fast and simple potato in no time.
There’s nothing quite like some crispy, buttery Hasselback potatoes; they’re delicious, impressive, and just so much fun to prepare. I will show you how to make the delightful Hasselback potatoes at home without having to wait for a table at your favorite restaurant or take a whole day off from work!
Easy lemon garlic baked codfish: Succulent codfish flavored with lemon, garlic, and a simple but delicious spice mix. Cooked in the oven for just 10-12 minutes, this is the perfect quick and easy light lunch or dinner.
Air Fryer Turkey Legs: Full of flavor, perfectly tender and moist on the inside, and crispy on the outside, and they’re great to serve alongside any side dish you like!
Creole Seasoning: This spice blend is the perfect combination of different herbs, seasonings, and spices. The bright and bold flavors take any dish to the next level. The seasoning is quick and easy to make and works well on almost everything.
Let me introduce you to this 30 minutes one-pan dish that rivals restaurant quality. Shrimp Creole! – Complex flavors, easy to make, loaded with flavor and cooked with tons of spices and vegetables for maximum flavor.
Jamaican oxtail is a favorite to make. The dish is full of hearty flavors and sits in a long braise resulting in meat that easily falls off the bone.
Tender Instant Pot Kidney Beans: Tasty, simple, and fun to make. Cooked in the Instant Pot for a quick cooking time. The easy recipe will make a great side dish for any meal.
Easy Classic Stuffing Recipe: If you want a classic stuffing recipe that is moist, savory, comforting, and delicious, this is it! Just traditional, homey, and nothing intimidating.
Air Fryer Turkey Breast: Perfectly tender, moist on the inside, crispy outside, with an incredible spice rub. This air fryer turkey breast is a must for dinner any night of the week!
Easy French Toast: Simple, decadent, and perfect with a piping hot cup of coffee. This recipe is a model of simplicity but it is irresistibly good! The easy recipe is a great way to start your day any day of the week.
Crispy, succulent Oven-roasted turkey thighs on a bed of vegetables. A few simple ingredients are all you need to make this delicious one-pan meal that everyone will love. They’re easy to prepare, juicy, and delicious!
No-Knead Garlic Pull-Apart Bread Loaf: Soft, warm loaves of golden dough smothered and studded with delicious garlic and parsley butter. An excellent accompaniment to any meal, and so easy you will make it again and again. This aromatic garlic bread is always a favorite at my table, and I know you will love it too.
Air fryer Turkey wings recipe: Delicious, crispy, juicy turkey wings seasoned to perfection with smoked paprika, black pepper, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. These wings are super easy to make-give them a try!
Crispy Air Fryer Chicken Wings: These air fryer chicken wings are crispy and delicious on the outside and tender on the inside.
Potato Bread – This is one of the easiest potato sandwich bread you’ll ever make because it’s beginner-friendly, it requires minimal effort, and it comes together in about 2 hours. So soft, so fluffy, so good!
Turkey gravy using drippings: With this recipe, you will be able to make a flavorful, lump-less, delicious turkey gravy that your entire family will love.
Crispy Air Fryer Baby Potatoes: Delicious baby potatoes with a flavorsome spice rub, cooked in the air fryer until crispy on the outside and hot and fluffy in the middle. Simple, fast, and the perfect accompaniment to any summer meal.
Air fryer chicken legs: Crispy on the outside and juicy inside. These wonderfully seasoned chicken drumsticks are quick, simple, and incredibly versatile: they can be easily cooked either in an oven or an air fryer.
Easy, Homemade, Flaky, and Buttery Pie Crust — The name says it all, doesn’t it? You simply cannot beat the flavor and texture of a homemade pie crust, regardless of what kind of pie you are baking!
This oven-roasted turkey breast recipe is tender and moist on the inside, with a deliciously seasoned coating on the outside.
This deliciously creamy chicken coconut sauce recipe is a very easy one, and it’s packed with so much flavor I’m sure you will love it!
Are you looking for the best air fryer whole chicken recipe? This is an easy, classic air fryer chicken recipe that is easy and fast enough to make for a quick dinner on any weeknight.
Focaccia Bread – A delicious and easy bread that can be made and enjoyed instantaneously!
Injera is a soft, thin pancake-like flatbread made from fermented teff batter. A staple food in Ethiopia/Eritrea usually used as a serving base for scooping stews, meat, and vegetables like Doro wat, gomen wat, and much more.
Gomen Wat is a mainstay in any Ethiopian kitchen. It is hearty yet light and goes with just about everything as a side dish! If you’re looking for a way to spice up your greens, this is one recipe you’ll want to add to your repertoire.
This delicious and sweet oatmeal banana bread is the perfect way to start the day. Warm, soft, and perfect with a cup of coffee— you’ll be wondering where this recipe has been your whole life.
Palm oil is an essential component of cooking in most West African and tropical cuisine. This versatile ingredient has been used for centuries and can be found in a lot of food.
Homemade Ground Beef – Making your own freshly Ground beef in the comfort of your home is not difficult at all, it takes just a couple of minutes to prep and your food processor; and do you know that freshly Ground Beef tastes way better than the store-bought ones?
Homemade pizzas are fun to make and taste absolutely out of this world. This is one of my favorites, it’s topped with pepperoni, Pineapple, ground beef, and Green peppers.
West African pepper sauce is a hot and spicy sauce made with habaneros, tomatoes, ginger, and strong onion and garlic notes. This African condiment is so addictive, and you will be happy to join the ranks of your must-have condiments!
Hot pot potatoes are nutritious, delicious, and filling! It is perfect as a comforting and complete family meal or an impressive addition to a weeknight dinner or dinner party.
Traditional Oatmeal Cookies — an over-the-top cookie you can’t resist. They are soft and chewy at the center, with slightly crunchy edges. Add a healthy scoop of vanilla ice cream, it’s perfectly balanced!
Smooth, sweet, and savory Mashed Sweet Potatoes — This is a super simple recipe that tastes like you in way more effort than you did.
Fried Chicken Gizzards — The unique flavor of gizzards matched with a crispy breading? A winning combination.
Smothered Chicken and Gravy— Tender, juicy chicken covered in a delicious creamy gravy. If you need a delicious chicken recipe with a southern flare, this is just what you are looking for.
This cranberry sauce is so easy to make. All it takes are fresh cranberries, sweetener of choice, flavors, and just 15 minutes of your precious time.
Jambalaya – Delicious, one-pot meal bursts with bold Creole flavors! If you are looking to add some real flavor to your rice, jambalaya is one of the best ways to do it.
Collard Greens – A popular traditional and southern vegetable dish. This recipe features a delicious blend of smokiness, vinegar, and savory – an excellent side dish for the holidays or anytime.
Nothing compares to the savory flavor of a thick, warm gravy. Adding this gravy to your beef, chicken, or turkey dishes makes for a dish you won’t forget!
This Green Beans and Bacon recipe is a tasty and cost-effective side dish that will add color as well as flavor to your next dinner!
These Shrimp cakes are light, filling, perfectly browned, moist and tender. Use these tips to make the best shrimp cake from prep to plate!
These peanut butter cookies are gooey and chewy in the middle, slightly crisp on the outer edges, and crinkly on the top!
Jambalaya Pasta — Leave the take-out menu and make this delicious restaurant-quality cajun/creole jambalaya pasta made with chicken, sausage, and shrimps. It comes together in about 30 minutes!
Sukuma Wiki – A perfect addition to a nice lunch or a cozy dinner. Delicious, quick, and healthy! It requires few ingredients, little effort, short cook time, and a delicious outcome! This is how one should be introduced to collard greens or kale.
Sweet, Creamy Breakfast Grits — A hearty breakfast dish. Perfectly rich and creamy. It’s not only filling but also delicious!
You will love this tomato mozzarella salad that is seasoned just right with basil, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar. The flavor burst will work well as a quick lunch idea or side dish with your favorite meal.
Jamaican jerk seasoning – This spicy Jamaican rub is a perfect blend of various seasoning and spices. This exotic flavor of this seasoning gives meat or fish their exotic flair. Easy to make with massive authentic flavor.
Plantain Puff Puff – Nothing beats homemade Puff Puffs! This version of puff puff is made by adding plantains together with the yeast batter, and they turn out soft, savory, and sweet. They’re fresh, soft, and chewy. Not to mention they are super easy to make and absolutely delicious. You will get addicted!
Puff puff is a deep-fried dough. They are made from yeast dough, shaped into balls and deep-fried until golden brown. It has a doughnut-like texture but slightly more chewy. It is a very common snack eaten by so many countries but with different names and a little bit of variation in the mode of preparation.
Enjoy the flavors of West Africa with this Senegalese Poulet Yassa made from Chicken pieces, marinated overnight with lots of onions, some mustard, and a bit of lemon juice. This dish is so easy to make, smells great, looks beautiful, and tastes delicious. If you are in the mood for an exotic dish try this one!
Banga soup is one of the best nourishing soups you can make with palm nuts. All it takes is an assortment of spice flavorings, an assortment of meat and fish, and finishing it off with a touch of ”beletete” to elevate this soup. It’s an easy recipe that delivers terrific results!
Peri-Peri Chicken (Piri Piri Chicken) – This is a delicious traditional spicy African chicken dish made from a combination of birds-eye chilies, herbs, and spices. It’s extremely easy to make and the ingredients you need are probably what have on hand or ingredients that you can easily source fro from your local store.
Learn how to make this simple and easy vanilla pound cake in the comfort of your home. It’s got an incredibly rich flavor and a melt-in-your-mouth texture. Deliciously decadent and I am not sorry at all. Believe me, it’s a keeper!
A quick and easy hot dog buns recipe ready in about an hour from start to finish. These buns are so soft, and they stay soft the next day and the day after, but they are strong enough to hold up under even the thickest of hot dogs and sausages. They are nice, fluffy, and …
Nigerian Style Chicken Fried Rice – Transform leftover rice into an easy fried rice dish that your family will love. This version of the Nigerian fried Rice dish delivers a delicious flavor with minimal efforts. It comes together in a little time with minimal effort making it perfect for a weeknight.
Jamaican rice and peas– The name says it all! This Jamaican classic is a mixture of rice and peas cooked in coconut milk. It’s an elegant dish that is so easy to put together. It makes an excellent side meal and I am sure it will become a favorite once you try it. This is …
Broccoli is a valuable part of a healthy diet. Cook it right, and you can turn an ordinary dinner into a flavorful masterpiece. Cook it wrong, and you end up with soggy green mush that tastes about as good as it looks.
This classic potato salad is rich, creamy, and delicious. Accompany this with grilled meat, crispy fried chicken, or juicy baked chicken. An ideal make-ahead lunch or dinner – also perfect for any day, festive season, or party.
Oat flour is becoming more and more popular for home bakers. It is mild-tasting and extremely finely powdered, making it a good replacement choice for all or part of your favorite baking recipes. It is simple enough for anyone to do.
This delicacy needs little to no introduction as most of us are really familiar with it but this recipe will probably be the easiest and the best crispy fried chicken legs recipe ever because it is less intimidating when compared to most fried chicken recipes, it uses few simple ingredients, and the result is an extremely …
Nothing beats the delicious flavor of baked chicken breast a home. These chicken breasts are deliciously seasoned and cooked in the oven until golden. Simple, fast, and incredibly tasty!
Banana Muffins – Nothing beats the smell of fresh banana bread in the oven. These tasty little banana muffins are so easy to make and will fast become a breakfast favorite. You can also make a double batch and freeze for later.
This is an incredibly easy, but delicious recipe. The uniqueness of this jollof rice lies in the roasting of the bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and garlic. This brings an additional depth of flavor to the meal. If you’re looking for a Jollof Rice recipe that will be the star of the show, this is it!
Easy Beef stir-fry with bell Peppers – This savory, seasoned stir fry will quickly fill a home with an aroma that can only be exceeded by the flavor of the dish. It’s the perfect mix of fresh and filling!
Sandwich Bread – This is one of the easiest bread you’ll ever make because it’s beginner-friendly, it requires just six simple ingredients with very little effort, and it comes together in less than 2 hours. So soft, so fluffy, so good!
Shrimp and Grits – Shrimp is sauteed with peppers and sweet onion, and served over a bowl of hot cheese grits. If this dish has been nagging you for years, then it’s time to try it.
There’s nothing better than starting any day with the sweet delight of hot cross buns. Your taste buds will enjoy the flavor burst of orange zest, nutmeg, and cinnamon spices blended together in this sweet treat.
Baked Chicken Drumsticks – Mouthwatering, juicy, perfectly seasoned drumsticks made so simple and effortless, this recipe will make you think twice about ordering takeout!
Sweet Potato Hash – A simple breakfast meal made with sweet potatoes, bell peppers, onions, ground chicken, and spices. Savory-sweet, so easy to make and incredibly delicious! It looks like a lot of effort, but it’s really easy!!
Coconut Fried Rice – Rice cooked in broth and coconut milk with lots of vegetables and protein. The end product is an enticing combination of textures, colors, and flavors. It smells heavenly and tastes even better!
Honey Glazed Carrots – baby carrots cooked in honey, butter, with a hint of garlic, ginger, and lemon glaze – really nice flavor combination. Simple, easy, and delicious!
Who can resist the goodness of Sugar-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies? These cookies are sure going to make a great impression. The edges have a slight crunch and the middle is soft and slightly chewy.
Tomato Cucumber Salad is an extremely simple Greek salad but it’s so tasty, it’s very easy to prepare, very refreshing, and very addicting! You’ll love this salad, and so will everyone who takes just one bite!
Crispy Spring Rolls – These are tasty finger foods. They are super crunchy, crispy and flavorful with savory beef and vegetable fillings – mildly seasoned with Salt, bouillon cube, chili powder, curry powder, and black pepper; A perfect contribution to a potluck!
Black-Eyed Peas Salad – Loaded with lots of vegetables, inexpensive to make, easy to prep, and absolutely delicious.
Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes – So simple, yet so delicious, these oven-roasted sweet potatoes make for a perfect snack or compliment to just about any meal.
Chimichurri – There’s nothing more mouthwatering than making this sauce from scratch, it tastes so fresh, it’s healthy, and it takes about 10 minutes from start to finish, and all the ingredients used are inexpensive and easy to find.
Smothered Turkey wings – Fork tender, juicy, and flavorful baked turkey wings with a delicious velvety gravy that can be served with mashed potatoes or over a bed of white rice.
Garlic Roasted Potatoes – These garlicky, freshly seasoned potatoes with infused rosemary and thyme flavor are the perfect compliment to just about any meal you make, and with very little prep time. Classic, simple, and delicious!
If you want to give your family a change of pace from mashed potatoes, then try this ground beef and potato dish. This one-pot dish is made with a combination of Ground beef with Potatoes. The juices from the ground beef get infused inside the potatoes and this creates a rich, intricate, and hearty flavor …
Easy Shrimp Pineapple Fried Rice – This is a very simple dish but it is bursting with flavor; made with shrimps, sweet pineapple chunks, rice, vegetables, soy sauce, and scrambled eggs. All stir-fried together to create this easy but tasty fried rice. It’s a complete meal in a bowl.
Kachumbari is a simple, light, and easy-to-make east African salad made with onions, tomatoes, cucumbers, salt, pepper, and lemon dressing – a fresh, tart salad with a little kick to it. You simply can’t go wrong here; a ton of flavor for such a simple recipe.
This easy dry rub Roast Chicken is a taste thrill for those who like their chicken highly seasoned. It is made with a whole chicken and infused with different seasonings. This results in a flavorful, juicy, and tasty Chicken and it will bring everyone to the dinner table quickly.
Easy Scrambled Tofu – This surprisingly addictive scrambled tofu is made with just a few ingredients. It’s very flavorful, easy to make, and it’s perfect for a simple but filling breakfast.
Nigerian Pepper Sauce popularly known as Ata dindin, is a hearty stew that warms you from your head to your toes — made with bell peppers, Tomatoes, Onion, ginger, habaneros, chili flakes, garlic, and ginger. It’s fiery red, bold, and spicy.
A delicious and easy no-knead pizza dough ready in 20 minutes; no knead, no rise, no baking. All the magic happens on the stovetop, and it yields a lovely soft and chewy crust.
A foolproof Homemade Mashed Potatoes made creamy with milk, seasoned with salt and pepper. A touch of garlic adds an alluring flavor to this meal. Fluffy, creamy, and buttery, these are literally the perfect mashed potatoes for any occasion.
African Grilled Catfish – The process of smoking or drying fish eliminates moisture from the fish, adds flavor, and helps in the preserving process. The dried fish turns out really tasty, it imparts a smoky flavor into anything you are cooking. So good!
Chicken pepper soup – Sometimes, a comforting bowl of soup is all you need. This easy to put together chicken pepper soup is loaded with spicy, bold, and hearty flavors. It’s so easy to make and you can hardly go wrong putting this together.
Easy Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe – This easy-to-make Salmon Salad sure packs a lot of flavors. It features a rich, spicy, and flavorful pan-seared salmon layered on a bed of fresh and crunchy textured salad. If you are looking for a recipe to hook someone to Salmon, this is it!
Instant Stir fry Noodles with Shrimps and Vegetables – This hearty ramen noodle stir fry is chock-full of healthy veggies, making for a very satisfying meal. This comfort food is so delicious and takes only about 15 minutes to put together. It will fast become your favorite!
Easy Oven Grilled Tilapia – Looking for a wonderfully delicious main dish that is inexpensive, light and healthy? This easy Oven Grilled Tilapia is one to look out for. The seasonings used in this recipe comes together so well to create a luscious and bursting flavor.
This easy one-pot Vegetable Couscous recipe is loaded with highly nutritious vegetables amongst other ingredients. It’s Fluffy, fragrant, and tasty with a kiss of warm flavors. Can be thrown together as a side to your favorite meat or a hearty meal on its own plus it’s on the table in just 30 minutes. Truly a …
Plantain fries – Treat yourself with these perfectly crispy, delicious, and easy to make plantain fries. The light spice in these fries allows you to savor the subtle taste of the plantain. Try these fries in place of potato fries, you will like it.
Garlic Knots – Garlic Bread made from scratch, no-knead, brushed with a mixture of butter, Garlic, and Parsley. It’s incredibly soft, fluffy, and very delicious. It’s a great bread that can easily serve as an accompaniment to any meal. If you really want to take things up a notch, add extra Garlic! No-knead Garlic Knots
This Oven Baked seafood Jambalaya is a twist on the traditional jambalaya recipe. It’s crowd pleasingly delicious with a pronounced personality. It contains a variety of textures and tastes and certainly looks elegant on the plate.
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes – A classic rich, creamy, and flavorful potato recipe packed full of roasted garlic flavor and easy enough to make. Serve with our delicious Turkey gravy with drippings. How To Make Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes Have you ever wondered whether garlic would taste delightful in mashed potatoes or not? There is really …
Lemon Yogurt Cake – This is my go-to recipe for lemon cake, always perfect. The texture of this Cake is pretty unique; the edges bake up crispy, sweet, and caramelized and taste like butter cookies right out of the oven while the inside stays moist and delicious. No one will ever guess how easy it …
These raisin bread rolls are hard to resist. They are super soft, fluffy, tender, and chewy, and they are ready in less than two hours – If you have to bring one thing to your get-together party, please consider these Raisin Bread Rolls. You will be glad you did.
The aroma of these Banana Oatmeal waffles is irresistible. This is another quick hearty breakfast or brunch idea that can be quickly put together. Nice and soft on the inside, it’s hearty and it has a very good flavor. They are so easy to make but they are delightful in their simplicity.
Catfish Stew – A Fish stew made with Fresh Catfish cooked in a stew with bell peppers, onions, garlic, tomato, and broth. This is an elegantly simple stew. It’s hearty, full of flavor and absolutely delicious! Okay, this catfish is a stew of my childhood. It was one of my favorites and still is today. Growing up, …
The idea of making homemade Yogurt may look a bit complex but it is not as complex as it seems. This method of making Yogurt is very easy, does not require the use of Yogurt maker, Crockpot or Instant Pot. All you need is a quality whole Milk and a previously made or store bought yogurt. …
Mushroom Rice is a rustic and elegant side dish loaded with good earthy flavor that comes from the mushrooms. The hint of ginger and garlic really complements the Rice. It looks beautiful, tastes delicious, and is a very healthy alternative to the regular plain rice.
The main reason why I decided to share my story is to encourage anyone out there in a similar situation and wants to start a blog or a business but before I go into my talk today, I sincerely want to apologize because this is so overdue and I did not deliver this piece at …
Scrambled Eggs and Potatoes Breakfast Muffins is an excellent recipe that combines everything you need for breakfast in a few bites. They are not only pretty and tasty, but they are quick and easy to make on a work or school day. They come in handy for breakfast on the go, brunch or an after …
You’ll love this easy-to-make delicious and Moist homemade Banana Bread fresh from the oven. It’s simple, moist, and tasty and with just the right amount of sweetness. Perfect with a cold glass of milk, hot coffee, tea or just eat as is!
Blackened Salmon with Sauteed Spinach and Mushrooms – A simple but elegant dish that features sauteed spinach with mushrooms and salmon. This meal astonishingly satisfying and healthy. It will leave you feeling nice and light.
Good, hearty Banana oatmeal Pancake. They are incredibly tender, moist, with a lot of flavors and great texture. A healthy and terrific tasting way to start the day!
Honey Whole Wheat Bread – A simple great-tasting and easy to make whole wheat bread. Made with 100% whole wheat flour and honey. The slices are moist, tender, slightly chewy with a beautiful crust and great taste. Honey wheat Bread
Soft and Chewy Brown Sugar Oatmeal Cookies – These are delightful little treasures. They are Oaty and sweet, slightly crispy on the outside and chewy soft on the inside. They have a mild brown sugar taste and with a touch of Vanilla as a subtle back note.
Let me introduce you to this simple, satisfying, and flavorful homemade Chicken Club Sandwich that you can put together in a little time. This is the juncture where simple meets delicious!
Baked Chicken Wings – An incredibly tasty baked chicken wings recipe with no marinade all you need is just Paprika, Garlic powder, Cumin, Onion Powder, Salt, Black Pepper, Cornstarch, and Olive Oil. Great for the low-carb eaters when compared to deep-frying!
Bell Peppers, Tomatoes And Eggplant stew – A lovely and refreshing choice for a family meal. This vibrantly colored, robustly flavored Eggplant stew is loaded with Onions, Red bell peppers, Yellow bell peppers, Green bell peppers, and Scallions.
This Turkey salad sandwich is an excellent recipe with a well-blended flavor. It features a well-cooked Turkey lightly bound with mayonnaise and mustard dressing and freshened up with celery, sweet pickles, and Celery.
Kelewele – Made with ripe plantains that are peeled, cut into small cubes or bite-size chunks, and seasoned with spices such as Onion, Garlic, Cayenne Pepper, and Ginger. This is then fried until the sugar in the plantain caramelizes, and produces brown edges.
Creamy Jamaican Cornmeal porridge is a simple yet elegant breakfast. It’s a delicious, nutrient-rich, and satisfying breakfast for cold mornings. While it uses only a few ingredients, it has a rich flavor and a smooth, creamy texture.
Sausage bread rolls (pigs in a blanket) – These are light and soft bread stuffed with sausage meat. These sausage bread rolls put an elegant spin on my bread rolls recipe. They are light, soft, and most of all kid-friendly. They are real crowd-pleasers.
Breakfast Semolina Porridge – Smooth, creamy, delicious, and healthy with the touch of cinnamon and honey. This will certainly warm you up on chilly mornings. Quick and easy prep and deliciously creamy results. It’s so easy to make and is ready in about 15 minutes!
Lemon Ginger tea – This spicy, tangy, and sweet thirst-quencher goes beyond the usual lemonade. It’s so refreshing on warm days and can warm you up on cold days. It’s not too sweet, and the beautiful yellow color makes it even more appealing.
Fried Banana – This is a simple recipe, but a good one. It has a nice gooey interior and a crispy crust around the edges. It’s a sweet tasty treat that can be eaten as a side dish, snacks or as is. It’s simple, quick and delicious. Once you give this a try, you will fall in love with …
This delicious and hearty Stewed Beef Potato is refreshing yet hearty comfort food with small chunks of beef that are nicely seasoned with salt, black pepper, and paprika. The flavor and consistency of this stew are wonderful, and just as good the next day.
East African Chapati is a beautiful unleavened flat Bread eaten in East Africa in Countries like Burundi Uganda, Mozambique, Kenya,… It has a delicious but subtle flavor that is why it can be easily paired with almost any dish whether sweet or savory making it an extremely versatile side dish staple.
Chicken Vegetable Couscous: Let’s go off to Northern Africa for the inspiration behind this fabulously simple dish which uses the worlds smallest pasta – couscous. A blend of Scotch bonnet, Garlic, Onion, bell peppers, and spices adds a touch Savory and spicy to this meal. It’s full of flavor and really quick to make, this …
Efo Riro – The African Stewed Spinach also popularly known as Efo riro is a one-pot stew with layers of flavor. It requires quite a number of ingredients but little work from the cook putting it all together (as long as you already have all your ingredients prepped).
Homemade baked plantain chips made in the oven tossed with a little bit of Oil, Salt, and Black pepper. They’re healthy, gluten-free, vegan, and absolutely delicious. Make these your go-to if you are craving a salty, crunchy, and satisfying snack!
The classic Nigerian Salad recipe is a very lively salad. It’s colorful, nutrient-dense, very filling and it’s very tasty. I need to add that it’s versatile enough to serve in smaller portions as an appetizer, or as one hearty bowlful main dish and it’s very easy to make. It literally an anything-goes type of food.
Oven Baked Jollof Rice – Here is another take on Jollof Rice, one of the most famous West African one pot meal. Simplicity, is what sets apart the stove top from the oven baked method of cooking Jollof rice. Delicious Oven Baked Jollof Rice to please everyone!
The shrimp stir fry is delicious and incredibly easy to make. Shrimp, Red bell peppers, Yellow bell peppers, green beans, and scallions sautéed to perfection. Stir fry recipes do not take a long time to fix, they are versatile and also tasty.
Delicious, easy One Pot Chicken and Rice to please everyone! This simple combination of chicken and rice in just one pot is so satisfying. It’s basically a full meal in one pot. It’s Budget-friendly and family-friendly plus it comes together pretty quickly in about 45 minutes.
Puff puff is one of our popular street snacks. It’s a no stress snack and also straightforward. The most common type of puff puff is the sweet version but we also have the ”not so sweet version” which is the spicy/savory version. Puff Puff is iconic of most West African countries and it is named differently in different …
Lumpia wrappers are also referred to as Popiah and more generally as spring roll wrappers are thin paper-like skins. They are soft and light textured but they are strong enough to wrap and hold your fillings without breaking apart.
West African Peanut soup: This soup is a staple in most African cuisine as well as some other cultures like Taiwan in East Asia and Virginia in the states. It is warm, nourishing, and full of flavors. It is also very versatile which makes it perfect for any season of the year.
Pita bread is a type of flatbread which is a staple of the middle east. It is commonly referred to as Khubz in Arabic but it is commonly known as Pita bread in other parts of the world. This flatbread is made from a soft yeasty dough similar to the pizza dough.
Delicious Make-Ahead 7 Layer Salad – Craving for a delightful and beautifully crafted salad to use for your next potluck, Barbecue or Picnic? This Salad recipe is a must try. It is a foolproof, do-ahead salad, which means you don’t have to stress yourself at the last minute trying to make the food perfect.
These no-knead bread rolls require no kneading, no special equipment all you have to do is just stir the ingredients together, let it sit for some time, and then bake it!. It’s truly a no-fuss recipe.
African Peanut is an edible seed also popularly know as groundnut. It can be eaten boiled, roasted or converted into paste/spread form. It is also used for making peanut flour and can be cold pressed in other to extract peanut oil. Fun fact about Peanuts. According to research, peanut is not a true nut …
This Chocolate marble cake (Swirl Pound Cake) is one of the easiest marble cake you can ever try it comes together pretty fast, and the end product is outstanding. This cake is soft with a delicate crumb, and it will literally melt in your mouth. It is not overly sweet so you can eat it as …
The Curry Fish Sauce is a very rich and delicious delicacy it has a very bold flavor which is as a result of the combination of the curry powder and the coconut milk and it comes together in about 30 minutes or even less and you know, sometimes, it’s the simplest meals that end up …
If you are new to making the Shrimp Fried Rice recipe, let me welcome you. This easy Shrimp fried rice has a fantastic flavor, not one that is overpowering but it is unique in its own way. Don’t get it twisted; this African shrimp fried rice is entirely different from the Chinese shrimp fried rice in …
This Honey glazed No Yeast baked donut is very delicious and easy to make. It’s moist and warm on the inside and it tastes absolutely delicious. The classic doughnut I grew up with is the old-fashioned yeast-raised. However, the baked donut is something I got to fall in love with
The West African Meatpie is an exotic snack that is made up of a pastry case with beef, Diced Potatoes, and diced Carrots filling. This wheat version provides a little healthier variation to the Meat pies I grew up with? Try these whole wheat Meat pie recipe. These pies have a rich nutty flavor. They are irresistibly …
Easy Moist Carrot Cake From Scratch – This homemade carrot loaf cake is a delectable, tasty and mouthwatering dessert. It uses fresh Carrots, walnuts and aromatic spices like Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and cloves. This delicious decadent Carrot cake is anytime indulgence from breakfast Tea to appetizing dessert to birthday cakes to potlucks and the list …
Jamaican Meat Pie (aka Jamaican Beef Patty) is a popular appetizer in Jamaica and other areas of the Caribbean. It is a flaky and flavorful yellow crust filled with a spicy/savory meat filling.
This Chicken bread loaf combines a soft and tender sweet dough with the spicy flavor of Chicken and peppers and wraps it all up in a beautiful yet easy-to-shape braid. Great for breakfast or brunch and you can simply use it to wow the guests at a party.
Easy Vanilla Cupcake recipe from scratch – Who doesn’t love homemade light and fluffy Vanilla cupcakes? Especially when it’s homemade! These vanilla cupcakes are moist, fluffy, and delicious, making them the perfect base for all sorts of mix-ins and frostings. They are just as tasty plain as they are frosted with buttercream or ganache.
The Nigerian native Jollof Rice is also known as Iwuk Edesi or Palm oil Rice is soul food at its finest – It’s hearty, incredibly satisfying, and deeply comforting.
African pepper soup is a hearty African soup made with Goat meat cutlets or chunks, pepper soup spice, and other beautiful condiments. If you are looking for an authentic Goat meat pepper soup, this soup certainly delivers the big, bold African flavors you will love.
Waffles are bread-like in flavor, they are crispy on the outside and super soft on the inside. They are good for breakfast, brunch or dessert. These waffles batter can make very good and delicious pancakes as well but definitely not the Nigerian-style-pancakes.
These baked Chicken Scotch Eggs makes such a great dish for either breakfast or any other part of the day and these ones are absolutely guilt free because they are baked! Chicken Scotch Eggs These baked Chicken Scotch Eggs makes such a great dish for either breakfast or any other part of the day and these …
I am a very emotional person, I express myself a lot through my emotions, I smile, I laugh, I cryyyy!!!…. at slightest event or even a passing comment could easily bring me back down to memory lane. As I’m writing this piece, guess what? I got emotional again and do you know which of my …
Chicken Curry or Curry Chicken as some will like to call it is a fragrant, delicious dish from South Asia, Southeast Asia, as well as in the Caribbean but this Chicken dish has found its way across the hearts of so many people beyond these boundaries. This recipe is usually served with white Rice or …
Welcome to Year 2017! I can’t believe how 2016 came and left so quick. First, I like to thank all my lovely subscibers and readers for a smooth ride through the year on this blog, you have all being amazing! By the way, if you are yet to subscribe to my kitchen posts please do …
How to make better Moin Moin (Moi moi) – Why is my Moin moin mushy? I have heard this question over and over again and I will like to address it today. Moin moin is quite easy to make but it can be quite tricky if you don’t know the basics. I will be sharing some …
No-Oven Bread Rolls – I’ve been asked several times if my Bread Rolls recipe can be made without an Oven. Of course, the answer is yes and I will show you how this can be achieved. The detailed recipe for these Bread rolls haven’t changed and you can see it here just in case …
Oven baked Moin Moin recipe – I know making Moin moin in the oven is not a new thing for most of us but the question I always hear is, how can I bake Moin Moin (moi moi) in the Oven without it getting dry and crispy at the edge? I will show you how …
This is a very simple Chicken and Vegetable stir fry recipe. It’s healthy, tasty, and easy to put together and most of all, it’s a great way to make you and your family enjoy the benefits of Vegetables with less Meat. The Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry is very customizable, you can choose your own variety …
The African Chicken pie – Stuffed with Minced Chicken (Ground Chicken), Potatoes, and Carrots. The Nigerian Chicken pie pastry is the same as the pastry used for the Nigerian Meat pie, the only difference is the stuffing. Though I have posted a recipe for the Nigerian Meat pie, I decided to make another video recipe for …
Fried sauce with African Meatballs – Rather than the everyday Meatball and Sauce why not try this delicious combination of Meatballs in African-inspired Fried sauce. You will love it!
I will be showing you how to make a classic hamburger and of course with my freshly Ground beef. I have been making these hamburgers for some time now, actually, I’ve been making them full time since I started grinding my own Beef myself, and what do I have to say about it? It’s always being …
The African Fish Pastry (Fish Roll) is one of our popular street foods in West Africa and they are very easy to make. I know there are a couple of snacks called Fish Roll recipe but the African Fish roll is quite different. It is simply a snack made of pastry dough which is quite similar to …
Salmon Croquettes is always a winner at the table because it’s very delicious. It’s easy to put together and it requires basic ingredients, you can’t go wrong with this recipe. Salmon croquettes is a great, quick fix for lunch or dinner. It pairs so well with the basic white Rice, Salad or Buns. It’s not just pocket-friendly but …
Ayamase stew which is also known as Ofada stew or the Nigerian designer stew is one of the numerous stew types we eat in Nigeria. This stew uses a combination of Green colored peppers together with onions and it’s spiced using indigenous ingredients such as the locust bean and this gives it a distinct delicious …
Chicken Fried Rice is very easy to put together at the same time one could easily go wrong especially when it comes to the moisture content in the Rice, the more reason why it is best to use the rice that has been cooked a day before for this recipe, this is because the longer …
Asun ( smoked Goat Meat) – Asun literarily means smoked is a very popular delicacy in Nigerian parties and get-togethers. In fact, this is not the only party Meat recipe that we have in Nigeria, we also have the stick Meat as well and a ton of other Meat recipes as well.
How to make Jollof Couscous – Couscous is a staple in North African cooking. It’s the type of Pasta made from Semolina and sometimes a mixture of Semolina and wheat flour.
Egusi Ijebu is a type of Egusi soup recipe which originates from the Ijebu ode which is in the southwestern part of Nigeria in Ogun state. This soup is actually one of a kind. Unlike the popular Egusi soup, Egusi Ijebu is usually made with no spinach or leafy greens. Let’s talk a little about Egusi melon …
Let’s talk about Samosas; these little but tasty pastry can either be fried or baked and it can serve as an appetizer, entree or snacks, though it is said to have originated from Asia but it has definitely captured the hearts of other world regions. They are usually filled with a savory filling like spiced …
Are you bored with everyday spaghetti and sauce try this Jollof Spaghetti – An easy to make recipe with just a couple of ingredients and your lunch or dinner table is set. Making Jollof Spaghetti is almost the same as making the Nigerian Jollof Rice, I only add a little twist to this recipe to …
Here is a sweet and ”easy to make” treat that is really good for Breakfasts, little gatherings, movie nights, kids birthdays and even picnics. This is a very simple cake and it takes less than an hour to put everything together. It’s also quite different from our everyday Cupcakes because it requires no icing at all. …
The African Sausage Rolls is a very popular snack in west Africa. It is made up of a pastry dough wrapped around a well-seasoned sausage Meat. The pastry used for this rolls is very similar to the one used for the Nigerian Meat Pie or Chicken Pie. If you lived in Nigeria in the 90’s you will …
Coconut Rice – A savory side dish made with rice, cooked in aromatic coconut milk. It is so rich, luscious and bursting with aromatic coconut flavors. You will be surprised that a Rice recipe this simple has so much flavor. How to make Coconut Rice It’s not an exaggeration to say that rice is eaten …
The African Cake belongs to the family of the Pound Cake but with a little twist. In west africa, most of us do have our family recipe for this Cake, and it varies from family to family. However, no matter the recipe used by each of this family, you will know that you are eating the our Cake when you …
Stuffed Savory Nigerian Masa (Waina)- This recipe is a Northern Nigerian delight and it’s made by soaking a special type of Rice called Tuwo Rice (the uncooked one) in water for at least 6 hours or overnight. This Rice is then rinsed out and blended into a smooth paste before it’s now cooked inside a …
Chin Chin Recipe – Sweet crunchy deep-fried snacks made with flour, sugar, milk, butter, and aromatic spice powder like nu