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Queens Cake – How to make Queens Cake

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. …

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Sweet Fried Bread – Mandazi (Mahamri)

Mandazi which is also called Mahamri or Mamri is an East African deep fried sweet Bread. This soft textured snack is related to the Doughnut family, it has that soft texture of Bread when done right and it’s Soo… tasty. Though this is deep fried but you will never know when eating it because the Oil …

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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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