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Puff puff with hibiscus glaze

Nigerian puff-puff with a vibrant hibiscus glaze

Puff-puff is a delicious Nigerian dessert, snack and small chops. It is a favourite to many Nigerians, both those who live locally in the West African nation and those in the diaspora. It is one of the simplest things to make, of which the basic traditional recipe calls for 4

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perfectly stuffed Nigerian chicken pies

Nigerian chicken pies – low fat and stuffed to perfection

Pies as you may already know are part of the Nigerian culture. Similar to most cultures with a heritage of British colonialism. However, the transition of the classic British pot pies into the Nigerian culture has a distinct yet still similar result. Meat pies have a variety of fillings, including

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Nigerian Peanut (Groundnut) Based Beef Suya Skewers

Suya plays a huge part in the Nigerian food culture. Suya joints – a street kiosk where an array of deliciously grilled suya meats are cooked and sold over a handmade firewood barbeque. From states to cities, local areas and villages, every area have a local favourite suya joint. The

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Plantain Pancakes with Honey caramelised walnuts

Luscious stack of Plantain Pancakes with Honey caramelised walnuts

Calling all plantain lovers and as one myself I must say I truly appreciate the versatility of plantains. From simply fried sweet plantains, plantain chips, plantain porridge, plantain mofongo, tostones and so on. There are various traditional recipes using plantains stemming from African, Caribbean, Asian and Latin cultures. However today

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Smoky Party-Style Jollof Rice, the Nigerian way

Smoky Party-Style Jollof Rice, the Nigerian way

Nigerian smoky party-style Jollof rice Smoky Party-Style Jollof Rice is the “crème de la crème” of all jollof rice dishes. There are various recipes for Nigerian jollof rice, but the fundamentals of a party jollof rice are one that has stood through the test of time. Parties such as weddings,

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Eggs, Parmesan cheese & asparagus

Easy Egg Penne Pasta Bake with Asparagus

Pasta bake is a comfort food that everyone loves. It’s easy, delicious and hearty. This is exactly what I had in mind when created this egg penne pasta bake with asparagus. Pasta like Penne, Conchiglie (shells), macaroni and fusilli are great for one-pan oven dishes. These kinds of pasta are

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