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.

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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HOLIDAY SPECIAL: HOW TO MAKE A PINA COLADA

Hey Lovelies Still in the holiday spirit, I’ve got another great recipe that you can try out, it’s the famous Pina Colada cocktail drink (remember they even have a song or maybe songs with the name of the drink in them). Now this drink is really popular and there are…

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WEEKEND SPECIAL: HOW TO MAKE SPRING ROLL

Hey Lovelies Asides from being happy for the bride and groom at a wedding, many times we really just want to have small chops; a friend of mine said to me once “am not really interested in the food, am more interested in the small chops” I know you are…

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BREAKFAST SPECIAL: GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH

Hey Lovelies The grilled cheese sandwich is an awesome and quick meal, that would feel you up in the morning. The cheese sandwich is a basic typr of sandwich that can be made with any kind of cheese. You can also use any kind of bread to achieve this feat,…

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CHRISTMAS SAVORY DISH: STICK MEAT AND ASUN

Hey Lovelies From this week, I would be bringing you recipes that would make your Christmas table delightful this year. Christmas is the best time in the year asides Easter where we celebrate with our families (extended included) and friends. This celebration comes with a lot of cooking, if you…

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HOW TO PREPARE JAMAICAN GOAT MEAT CURRY

Hey Foodies Cooking is an adventure that every food lover understands, and one thing that makes it such an adventure is the ability to live outside your comfort zone and try other tasty dishes from other countries. There is nothing as exciting as creating a new dish for your family…

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PANCAKE IN LESS THAN TEN MINUTES

Hey Lovelies Today am bringing you an easy recipe to try for breakfast tomorrow Pancakes!!! I love pancakes because they are easy to prepare tasty and filling. There are different methods to achieve this, I for one, usually make mine without butter or baking powder to keep it light and I like to…

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HOT CHOCOLATE RECIPE TO TRY

Hey Lovelies If you are one of those who are guilty of calling the mixture of milk and milo/bournvita/ any other coco brand Tea, I forgive you because am about to enlighten you with this awesome hot chocolate recipe. Coco is not tea, tea is a hot mixture made by infusing crushed…

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SURF AND TURF OTONG SOUP

Hey Lovelies So I got a special request and I’ve decided to follow up on it, you see am a bit of a foodie( I say this because I don’t eat all kinds of food) and I love to make food and try out new styles of making food and…

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WHY IT’S OKAY TO EAT BANANA PEELS

Banana is healthy because it contains potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C dietary fibre, manganese etc Banana helps the proper functioning of our nerve and muscle. Asides from helping proper functioning of our nerves and body system, banana contains a slew of vitamins that help other parts of our body like…

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REASONS TO STOP DRINKING DIET SODA

Hey Lovelies, Its no news that Soda falls into the category of food that don’t have any nutritional value, although we all know this, we still love to have at least one or two bottles a week for leisure purposes but when it becomes excessive like having one bottle everyday…

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HEALTHY EATING: HOW TO MAINTAIN A BALANCED DIET.

Contrary to popular belief maintaining a balanced diet is not as hard or stressful as it seems its rather uncomplicated. A balanced diet contains all the proper proportions of carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamin and water in other to maintain a good health. The organs in our body require all the…

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