Oha soup

A quite exciting factor about the Nigerian society is the way her diverse tribes boost of their traditional soups(oha soup and many others). When it comes to food, ethnic groups and culture, Nigeria is undoubtedly a blessed country. Soups are the fundamentals for most Nigerian cuisine and the variety of soups available in Nigeria simply adds to her exceptionality as a Nation. I’m sure you’ll agree!

Ever had a taste of fresh pomegranate juice?

Do you know that Pomegranates are amongst the healthiest fruits in the world? Discovered way back in ancient Egypt but though believed to have originated from Iran, Pomegranates have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.  However, many are still oblivious of the affluence of nutritional benefits packed in this super red fruit.

Don’t laugh o. This is serious. So I went to the market last week after drawing up a list and budget. I went to buy tomatoes and pepper, I planned to use the cheat mode I usually use on the mallams selling. “Give me all for three hundred naira”. All usually includes tomatoes, bell pepper (tatashe) and chilli pepper (rodo). You can imagine my shock when the guy revolted, “Madam, we no dey sell like that again”. Trust me, I have used this method countless times and even beg for extra.

Teetotalling? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.                                                                          

Well, drinks can be fun when hanging out with friends or trying to cool off after a hard day’s work especially in a society where drinking is an acceptable part of socialization. BUT abstinence from alcohol is widely becoming a trend the world over.  More like a positive socio-cultural change as many more become consciously aware of the detrimental impact of alcohol.

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Thinking of one more way to make something interesting out of that yam tuber you’ve got? Or thinking of trashing those leftover cooked yams?(Yam Croquettes).I used to do just that till I found out this amazing yummy yam delicacy. I’m sure you won’t ever let yam go to waste again after you try out this recipe.

Whether unripe, semi-ripe, ripe, over-ripe, plantains can be enjoyed at whatever stage of ripeness they are and in several ways too. Fried, boiled, grilled or roasted, plantains are consumed in almost all Nigerian homes, either as snacks or main meals. Kids sure love plantains too!

Do you know that plantains are highly nutritious? One of the many reasons plantain is on the list of foods to be consumed for a healthy weight management therapy (check here for the numerous benefits of eating plantain).