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.

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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OCEAN BASKET SEAFOOD RESTAURANT REVIEW

Hey Lovelies So, Sunday was rainy and boring and a bit of a drag, My friend who was more bored than I was decided we should hit town. As the foodie’s that we are, we decided to try something different (after much ado). Seafood is something that we rarely do…

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HOW TO PREPARE THE POPULAR NIGERIAN MEAT PIE

Hey Lovelies The Mince pie is popularly referred to in nigeria as the meat pie, which is just perfect because somehow we’ve developed our own style of preparing this snack. The nigerian meat pie is a snack that you can get in an eatery or on the road side, its…

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WEEKEND SPECIAL: HOW TO MAKE AKARA [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies I love akara especially when it’s hot and a bit spicy. I remember when I was younger, my aunt used to make akara almost every Saturday morning. It was a weekend breakfast staple for a while and it was something we all loved, we used to go to…

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THIS IS HOW YOU PREPARE TASTY EGUSI SOUP

Hey Lovelies The Egusi soup is a popular dish I dare say it’s the most popular soup in nigeria because every tribe seems to have specific ways to prepare this delicacy. In the Igbo land they call this soup Ofe Egusi, the Hausa’s refer to the soup as Miyan Gushi…

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WEEKEND SPECIAL: NIGERIAN EGG STEW RECIPE

Hey Lovelies Since there is no tomatoes and you have to maximize the little one you got from the market, making Jollof rice this Sunday is a no go area. Last week we shared the fried rice recipe with you today we are sharing the egg stew recipe. The egg…

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HOW TO PREPARE TASTY CHICKEN SUYA AT HOME

Hey Lovelies Who doesn’t love a good suya chicken, and it only makes so much sense in this time of lack of tomatoes. Suya chicken are yummy and delicious and its perfect for brunch and a nice picnic with the family. Contrary to popular belief its not so hard to…

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HOW TO PREPARE TASTY EWA AGOYIN [VIDEO]

Hey Lovelies Last week we thought you how to create spicy crunchy fried chicken, this week we are leaving soul food behind and we are coming back to mother land by giving you the recipe for ewa agoyin. Ewa agoyin known as beans paste which originally originated from Togo/Ghana is something…

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THE BEST COOKING OIL FOR HEALTHY MEALS

Hey Lovelies Its no longer news that there are certain cooking oils that are not good for you; Its what every nutritionist and dietrician can talk about. Now, this is no longer child’s play, at a certain age you have to realize that your body is going through some certain…

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WHERE TO MAKE OR BUY GOOD CAKES IN LAGOS

Hey Divas, Cakes serve many purposes in different events and parties but one thing is sure about cakes, they get to be eaten. They are desserts and focal points at parties depicting your personal theme and colour. Want to know where you can get a good focal point cake in…

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PREPARE TASTY COCONUT RICE THIS WEEKEND

Hey Lovelies My earliest memory of coconut rice wasn’t all that bad, although I didn’t care for it so much at the time and I was a child but somehow the memory of that coconut rice lived in my head for a while so I expected the subsequent taste to…

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EFO RIRO IS THE MEAL YOU NEED THIS WEEKEND (VIDEO)

Howdy!!! Earlier in the week we brought you a continental dish recipe (Shrimp Alfredo), and last week we brought you the Ofada Stew (Ayamase) recipe today we are going back to the south western part of Nigeria to bring you another traditional dish. This famous dish Originally from the south…

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CONTINENTAL DISH: SHRIMP ALFREDO RECIPE

Hey Lovelies Being a foodie is not only about learning local recipe’s its about travelling the world with your meal. you don’t have to travel the world physically, you can do that in the confine of your kitchen by learning and preparing different cuisine’s from different countries. Share the wondrous…

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HOW TO PREPARE TASTY OFADA STEW (AYAMASE)

Hey Lovelies Yummm, I love me some Ayamase Stew (not a fan of the rice though) popularly known as designer stew or Ofada Stew. This sauce is originally from the Western part of Nigeria but because of how delicious and tasty it is, it has become a house hold staple for…

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GOOD FRIDAY SPECIAL: EDIKAIKONG SOUP

Hey Lovelies Its good Friday and the best way to make yourself and family feel good is to prepare this delicious Calabar traditional soup; edikaikong. The edikaikong soup is one soup that is enjoyed by Nigerians both locally and in diaspora, this soup is nutritious and delicious at the same time. Made…

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ATTACK THOSE FRUIT FLIES FAST!

Hi People! I love fruits a lot and I know you do too, but I think the degree of my likeness is higher than yours..lol. You could see a cheap basket of fruits on the way and decide to buy, since opportunity comes but once. It becomes very challenging noticing…

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CLEVER WAYS TO PREPARE MOI MOI

You won’t believe the number of ways you can make moi moi presentable. For those of you who don’t have an idea of what am talking about; Moi Moi or Moin Moin as some people call it is a very popular Nigerian dish. This dish is made from pureed beans,…

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HOW TO MAKE AFANG SOUP

Every great cook knows that the way to many men’s (women sometimes) heart is through their belly…mhum. So, to help you achieve that goal of being a great cook, we have decided to teach you how to make Afang soup, one soup that every Nigerian would give whatever it takes…

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PUFF PUFF FOR THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, I can’t lie about this….I’m a die hard fan of puff puff, I probably can eat it in my sleep *winks. As you know it’s weekend and it’s time to try out something new and fun with everyone at home. Puff-puff is one of the simplest recipes and…

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THE DELICIOUS WAY TO PREPARE OGBONNO SOUP

Hey Lovelies Today’s meal for the week would be Ogbonno soup, I love Ogbonno soup its really tasty but recently I found out that a lot of women don’t know how to prepare this meal. If you are a Nigerian you would know that the different cultures prepare this soup…

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SEAFOOD PEPPER SOUP FOR THE WEEKEND

Hey Divas, Its the weekend, an obvious time to rest and prepare for the coming week. So whilst resting, you probably want to show off your cooking skills by making a special meal, different from the norm so why not try your hands on the Seafood pepper soup. Yeah, I…

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THE BEST WAY TO PREPARE SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE

Hey Lovelies The first thing I think of before preparing my spaghetti bolognese is chili, I must see that first before I start because chili is important to me, if I don’t have spices in my food I wouldn’t enjoy it at all. I mainly prepare meals for a large…

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3 WAYS TO MAKE THAT NOODLES EXTRA SPECIAL

Hey Lovelies I say to my friends all the time that I might have a noodle restaurant one day and this is because I constantly find ways to make my noodles taste differently every time. I am a foodie and a plain looking food does not appeal to my senses,…

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WATCH HOW TO PREPARE GRILLED FISH

Hey Lovelies Am not a fan of fish but I love grilled fish whether you use grilled fish powder from the store or you go in fresh its always tasty. The only problem is the fact that if its not well marinated it taste raw but otherwise it is a…

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WATCH SISI YEMMIE PREPARE JOLLOF SPAGHETTI

Hey Lovelies Have you ever had Jollof Spaghetti? then you know its amazing. It looks amazing and if prepared right it taste amazing. The Jollof spaghetti has come to stay. Some people know it as Spaghetti Delight while others call It pasta in tomato sauce either way its an good healthy…

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EASY TRADITIONAL SANGRIA RECIPE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

Hey Lovelies Lets try out this fun sangria recipe, its real easy and simply to recreate. This easy 6 ingredient sangria is everything, its fruity, dry, sweet, smooth, lush and refreshing you’ll definitely love it. The main ingredients of a traditional sangria involves the addition of fruits, juice, sweetner, liquor,…

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BREAKFAST SPECIAL: HOW TO MAKE WAFFLES

Hey Lovelies I remember a couple of months ago, I was on the phone with a friend of mine, now it was real early and I remember her telling me she was having breakfast with her boyfriend at the time, that sounded really cool but you see breakfast was at…

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