Ever pleasing, mouth-watering, never disappointing kilishi; always on point! As much as I try to keep my consumption of beef to the barest minimum, I never seem to get enough of kilishi. Made by sun drying freshly cut well seasoned thin sheets of meat, this yummy jerky delight is a real blessing from the North.

A very busy weekday? Need something speedy and easy to rustle up in less than half an hour for the night? I sure feel you. Some days can get so loaded that putting dinner together could be an obvious dilemma. Like always, I’ve got your back - here’s something delightful for you!

Plantain Porridge is quite a famous Nigerian cuisine, an incredible delicacy that's enjoyed by many. Today's quick dinner recipe is almost similar but with a twist – rather than use green leafy vegetables, I'm using assorted veggies. So I'm calling it Plantain Veggie Pottage.

Watermelons are everywhere. And they are amazingly nutritious too!

Consistently seen in almost every corner of the street being hawked by abokis and fruit vendors, there’s certainly more to watermelons than their availability and flavour. Ranking high on the list of the world's healthiest foods, watermelon is a potent body-healing fruit. Its nutrient-dense quality makes it super healthy. Let’s take a quick glance at some of the numerous benefits of watermelon.

Expectant mums know certain foods should be avoided during pregnancy to protect the health of their unborn baby. The list of foods to avoid by      pregnant mums, however, has become so much and so controversial that it's difficult to know which foods pose a health risk and which ones are safe for consumption.

Avoid These Foods

Foods to avoid

 

Kuka soup

When thinking of a Naija cuisine, the first thing that comes to mind is soup. The reason? Soups are the essential feature of most Nigerian meals.

From the North to the South, to the East and West; across the diverse ethnic regions of Nigeria, there are a thousand and one kinds of soup. And interestingly, each soup is named after the main ingredient used in cooking it.

Miyan Kuka

miyan Kuka recipe on a plate

I love cocktails, and I'm sure you do too!

Combining drinks can be so much fun, and I love mixing things up to suit my cravings to the delight of my guests of course. I'll be sharing one of my favourite go-to cocktail recipes today. It's another healthy, flavourful and indeed sweet traditional Caribbean cocktail - Planter's Punch!