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.

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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LEARN HOW TO PREPARE THE BUKA STEW [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies When you google what a stew means you’ll definitely get a definition that doesn’t quite fit with the stew definition you know a a Nigerian, this is because stews take a different turn with every country and many countries call what we refer to as stew, “Tomato sauce”….

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HOW TO MAKE AN OMELETTE: BREAKFAST MEAL IDEA [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies The omelette gets it’s origin from France and it consisted of very simple ingredients, that is however different from the modern recipe’s that flood book shelves and the internet. In cuisine, the simple France version consist of beaten eggs fried with butter or oil, however the addition of…

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OIL-LESS EGUSI PEPPERSOUP RECIPE [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies When it comes to our health, its important that we take note of our cholestorol level and one of the ways to achieve this is by watching what we put in our food. In nigeria, the use of palm oil for every soup possible is a daily activity…

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BREAKFAST MEALS YOU CAN PLAN OUT THIS WEEK

Hey Lovelies Growing up, my mom used to make breakfast for us, we would sit down and eat, I look at my younger one’s and that same habit has been cultivated in their life, however as adults this habit seems to be lacking in many of us, I included. Somehow…

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INDEPENDENCE DAY MEAL: GOAT MEAT PEPPER SOUP

Hey Lovelies Its independence day today and what better time to prepare a hot, delicious and spicy goat meat pepper soup. The goat meat pepper soup is very popular and its often referred to as a street food because you can find it served at buka’s and joints around town….

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GET INNOVATED AND INSPIRED WITH THESE ANKARA CAKES

Hey Divas, Cake is often served as a celebratory dish on ceremonial occasions, for example weddings, anniversaries and birthdays, it tops the list of all symbols of celebration. Cake is a form of sweet dessert that is typically baked. In its oldest forms, cakes were modifications of breads but now cover a wide range of preparations that…

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DIET MEAL PLAN WITH NIGERIAN FOOD

Hey Lovelies There comes a time in life when all seems very bleak, its either you are gaining too much weight or you have chest pains caused by the food you eat, the reaction to this problem is to quickly and swiftly change your diet plan. For many this proves…

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