Food and diet

Delivering the latest recipes, travelers opinions, reviews, tips and tricks on everything you require to be the best in and out of the kitchen.

BANANA PANCAKE’S RECIPE [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

Hey Lovelies “Not every time Jollof rice sometimes pancake… Lol”. Anyways ladies this weekend you need to try to make something different from what you are used to and a banana pancake offers you the opportunity to surprise yourself and your family with something not only savory but filling. The…

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RAM AND SWEET POTATO PORRIDGE [TUTORIAL VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies Julia Child said “People who love to eat are always the best people” as strange as this quote may sound, there is some truth in it. You see good food make you feel good, whenever you eat something savory, there’s this overwhelming joy that you feel this is…

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BREAKFAST MEAL: SPINACH SCRAMBLED EGG

Hey Lovelies We’ve all got our lives planned out or else it would be in chaos. Nobody wants chaos and that’s why we are on a regimen, wake up in the morning, pray, exercise, brush your teeth and seek out your breakfast. Breakfast is a very important meal of the…

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SPECIAL RECIPE: MINCEDO ( MINCED MEAT AND PLANTAIN SAUCE)

HI Damsels! Generally, meat is eaten cooked, but many recipes call for raw beef, veal or fish (tartare). Steak tartare is a meat dish made from finely chopped or minced raw beef or horse meat. You know very well that there are different kinds of meat; Dog meat, ‎Horse meat, Alligator meat, Kangaroo meat and many…

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TASTY MACKEREL STEW IS WHAT YOU SHOULD MAKE NOW!

Hi Damsels! “Variety is the spice of life”. In other words, doing something different from what you’ve been doing before really pays. That’s why Mackerel stew should be made by you this time. It’s one of the best foods to refuel with if you feel like trying something different from…

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ASUN FOR THE WEEKEND [VIDEO TUTORIAL]

Hey Lovelies What is food to you? The definition of food is a bit boring wouldn’t you say so? Food is referred to as any substance that one consumes as a nutritional support. Okay guys, why do you eat? Asides from the fact that we need to get “Nutritional support”…

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SEAFOOD FRIED RICE TUTORIAL [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies Creativity is a part of the kitchen, everybody discovers a thing or two when they are working up a food storm. When you ask chef’s who come up with recipe daily, they can’t point out what inspired the recipe they can only tell you the truth and that’s…

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LEARN THE RECIPE FOR GROUNDNUT SOUP

Hey Divas, Groundnut (peanut) soup is a very delicious, creamy and simple soup that comes together in no time. It is a yummy Nigerian soup made with groundnut (peanuts). Groundnut soup is a very popular delicacy in some Southern and Northern parts of Nigeria albeit prepared differently in both parts. Groundnut soup…

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HOW TO MAKE HEALTHY TIGERNUT MILK

Hey Divas, Small, wrinkled amber colored tubers that grow just beneath the soil’s surface, tiger nuts number among the first foods cultivate by early humans, and they remain a traditional food and source of nourishment in West Africa and Spain, today.  Tigernuts are often used in various ways in traditional…

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LEARN HOW TO PREPARE OFE UGBA THE NATIVE WAY

Hi Damsels! It’s another beautiful food article right here! Yes! Food is absolutely essential to all, be it junk or well prepared meal, but I don’t do the junk thing…lol. I go for the freshly prepared meal that is much more nutritious than you can imagine. I love African dishes,…

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THE BEST WAY TO PREPARE YOUR KIDS’ NOODLES

Hi Damsels! Hmmmmm….. It’s time to discuss that yummy delicious meal. It’s none other than noodles. Noodles have been able to capture the appetite of most Nigerians especially kids with series of good products and of course their often captivating commercials. Besides, they have succeeded in adding their range of…

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HOW TO COOK MAAFE (THE PEANUT BUTTER STEW)

Hey Divas, I just thought why not try a recipe that is different from the one I’m used to, well, at the end of the day, I was not disappointed. Maafe is a recipe that originated from Mali and it is a great meal, some people actually substitute the peanut…

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THE COCONUT FLOUR PANCAKE TO TRY OUT THIS WEEKEND

Hi Damsels! I know many of us are used to the general name, pancake, but seeing the word  coconut flour pancake(s) could make us think; what’s the difference?…lol. Well, coconut flour pancake is a delicious pancake made from the healthy, gluten-free, grain-free coconut flour. These pancakes are great for weight…

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HOW TO MAKE NIGERIAN GARDEN EGG SAUCE

Hey Divas, Most people love to eat the garden egg not only because of its nutritional benefits but also because of the taste it gives. Though garden eggs have a bitter sour taste (it is something you can call bitter sweet taste), it tastes nice in its own way. Garden…

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5 TIPS ON HOW TO BECOME A BETTER COOK THIS YEAR

Hi Dearies! Skill acquisition goes a long way to help everyone, as no knowledge is lost. Everyone wants to become better in any skill he or she has. Cooking is no exception. Even if you think you are hopeless in the kitchen; like everything else, practice and increasing your knowledge…

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BREAKFAST IDEA: YAMARITA FRIES

Hey Divas, Yamarita fries is another way of eating yam differently, if you love fried yam, then this recipe would make you fall in love with it more. Yamarita keeps your yam soft and crispy and it tastes nicer with the  egg and flour mixture. Ingredients Yam Flour Egg Cayenne…

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BREAKFAST BRUNCH IDEAS: BANANA MUFFINS

Hey Divas, A muffin is an individual-sized, baked quick bread product. Muffins are quite similar to cupcakes in size and cooking methods, the main difference being that cupcakes tend to be sweet desserts using cake batter and which are often topped with sugar frosting. Muffins are available in both savory…

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DIFFERENT LOVELY WAYS TO SERVE YOUR FRIED RICE

Hey Divas, Compliment of the season! Seasons like these are always celebrated with different assorted meals, but you can hardly totally erase rice from the menu. Who can resist the lovely Nigerian Jollof rice for example. So this time around you’ve decided to switch from the norm and make a…

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THE UNCOMMON ISHAPA SOUP (ROSELLE PLANT) OF THE YORUBAS

Hey Divas, Ishapa is traditionally a Yoruba recipe, although it is made popular by Ekiti state indigenes. The ishapa soup is made from Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) which is a species of Hibiscus native to West Africa. This soup is a special delicacy with is best enjoyed with pounded yam and other solid…

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE ILA ASEPO (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, Okra soup is a popular Nigerian recipe that has taken over Nigeria. In regular Yoruba style, okro is typically served with stew. Ila is the Yoruba word for Okra, and Asepo means “To cook together”;  ila Alasepo is mixed okra soup.  There is hardly any part of the country…

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HOW TO MAKE EWA AGOYIN/AGANYIN (VIDEO)

Hey Divas, Breakfast in Nigeria is full of all kinds of interesting dishes and this beans dish is definitely an interesting meal. This beans dish, which was adopted by Nigerias and most specially Lagosians, has its name coined from Ewa (which means beans in Yoruba) Agoyin (a term used to…

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THE APPEALING CLUB SANDWICH FOR BREAKFAST

Hey Divas, Breakfast is a very important meal of the day, it doesn’t have to be a heavy meal, it has to be satisfying. So give yourself a great head start with this appealing sandwich. Sandwich is a great choice for breakfast as they are easy to make and also…

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