Ingredients: For the Tomato Paste 2 fresh tomatoes 1 small tatashe (red bell pepper), cored and deseeded 1 small red onion For the Jollof Rice 500g white long-grain rice 4 tablespoons sunfower or olive oil 1 red onion, finely chopped 30g tomato purée 500mL (2 cups) chicken stock or water 1 tablespoon AtaroREAD MORE
Rice is one of the most common staple foods in Nigeria. Most families eat a rice dish at least twice a week, either for lunch or for dinner. We have two ways of cooking rice in Nigeria: White, served with stew or sauce and Jollof which is where the ingredients are added into andREAD MORE
Egusi is a melon seed that has been dried and ground into a powdery form. When cooked it feels like a thick paste and it taste delicious. One of the most popular dishes in West Africa is Egusi soup. Each region and tribe has its own version of the dish. This recipe for Egusi soupREAD MORE
Nigeria is a very important country in the West of Africa. Nigerian cuisine consists of dishes or food items from the hundreds of ethnic groups that comprise Nigeria. Like other West African cuisines, it uses herbs and spices along with groundnut or palm oil to create flavourful sauces and soups often very spicy hot withREAD MORE
West African cuisine is slowly gaining prominence in the culinary world. One of the most popular spice mixes is the Suya BBQ spice. Have you had a chance to taste it yet? You will be blown over by the burst of flavours that happens in your mouth when you bite into a Suya spiced pieceREAD MORE
Plantains are very commonly found in West-Africa and local cuisine has a lot of plantain-based recipes. Most of these dishes are street-foods and pretty popular in the West-African region. Today we will do a round-up of 5 Nigerian Plantain recipes. Are you ready?? 1. Dodo The first dish we will be reading about todayREAD MORE
I’m a food entrepreneur, former restaurant owner and a food business trainer. I help food lovers and enthusiasts around the world to learn about the food and culture of West Africa, with a particular focus on Nigeria.