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Akara – Black Eyed Peas Fritters

Akara (Black Eyed Peas Fritters) is a very delicious, vegetarian-friendly meal. These are quick, easy and tasty and involves only a handful of simple ingredients – black-eyed peas, peppers, onions, salt and seasoning cube.  Akara – Black Eyed Peas Fritters Akara, which is also known as black-eyed peas fritters or Acaraje, is a very delicious, …

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Egusi Stew – How to make lumpy Egusi Stew/Soup

Egusi Stew – I like to give a summary of what Egusi is before I proceed with the recipe for the sake of our friends that are not familiar with it. Egusi belongs to the Gourd family. It looks everything like Watermelon on the outside but the inside is quite different. Unlike Watermelon, Egusi melon …

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Yam pottage/Yam Porridge (Asaro) Recipe

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 but it’s more common in the Yoruba speaking parts of Nigeria. Asaro is made from Puna Yam which is boiled till it’s tender and …

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African Style Pancakes

The African Pancake is a straightforward yet delicious meal. Just like most Pancakes, the African pancake consists of ”dry ingredients” – Flour, leavening, and sugar and ”wet ingredients” – milk, Egg, and butter. However, it’s unique texture is what makes it different from the fluffy Pancake.   The recipe here resonates more with the method …

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How to make a starter sauce – Ata lilo

How to make a starter sauce (Ata lilo) – The starter sauce is a name I coined to for ‘Ata lilo’ which literarilly means blended peper. Ata means pepper and Lilo means blended or ground. In my tribe,  ”Ata” is a geneal term used for both peppers only and also, a combination of peppers with …

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