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Baked Sweet Potato Chunks

November 24, 2009 | 4 Comments

I love sweet potatoes, I can eat them as fries, mashed or baked. I bought some to go with pork chops and decided to bake them in a foil wrapper along with some seasonings. It was a different take that turned out oh so amazing. For directions & more, keep reading!

Another Way of Cooking Simple White Rice

October 31, 2009 | Leave a Comment!

So much for a break huh? Just another tip I thought I’d share with you for cooking white rice. Instead of just cooking it with water and salt, try adding 1 or 2 knorr cubes, ground pepper and 2 or … For directions & more, keep reading!

Oat Flour (Substitute for Eba, Pounded Yam etc)

October 30, 2009 | 8 Comments

Just popped in to give a quick tip on how to make Oat Flour. I was recently told about this as a substitute for eating eba, iyan, amala etc. It’s much lighter than the aforementioned and a much healthier option … For directions & more, keep reading!

Date Night: The Mid 20′s Nigerian/African

October 17, 2009 | Leave a Comment!

If you remember a while back, I had a small poll going on the side asking what folks wanted to see more of. If I remember correctly, the most popular was ‘Nigerian dishes,’ and after that was ‘Date Night dishes.’ … For directions & more, keep reading!

Ayamashe

October 1, 2009 | 52 Comments

This is a stew that originated from the Ijebus in Nigeria. I had it for the first time a few years ago and fell in love at first bite. It’s a dark green stew and is uber spicy. If you don’t like heat, this would probably not be for you, though you could reduce the scotch bonnet pepper, it just wouldn’t be the same.

When done right, it should have your nose runny after the first couple of bites. That said, this is my first time making it, so I’ll share some of my findings at the bottom of this post. You can find it at most Nigerian restaurants and it is mainly served with white rice. For ingredients with a star at the side, info can be found below for that. For directions & more, keep reading!

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