Bitter leaf
Wonder how most things that are bitter to the taste bud are actually wonders to the stomach and body in general? That's the story of Bitter leaf. I have always known about the wonder of Bitter leaf since I was a kid because I had an aunt who made us drink bitter leaf extracted water almost every weekend. Benefit of bitter...
So I got this article from a very pretty Yoruba friend Simisola Ogunbanwo,the lady is so beautiful,you might forget eating a plate of the well prepared native she serves you while staring at her face until the aroma of the rice hits you. How to cook Native rice Ingredients -palm oil -pepper -onions -iru (locust beans) -diced ponmo -stock fish -diced beef (optional) -eja kika (smoked fish) -Maggi -Grounded crayfish -salt -water Cooking process -put...
People always wonder the difference between sugar and honey? Sugar is simple carbohydrate that has passed through artificial processing. While honey is a sweetener naturally gotten from bees,or the excrete of bees. Even though both are sweet and are carbohydrates,honey helps a lot more than sugar, and you do not need as much honey as you would of sugar to...
Fonio grain popularly referred to in Nigeria as Acha or hungry rice, is a grain that is very popular and grown in the northern and middle belt of Nigeria. This grain comes in two forms the white Acha and the millet Acha or brown Acha or we can say the white fonio and the fonio millet. Acha is healthy for...
As I take you on an amazing journey in my food and travel blog,as I stimulate your mind and give you colourful visuals,I would love to share with you some of my favourite quotes from around the world.   There is no love sincerer than the love of food. - George Barnard shaw.Irish playwright. 1856-1950   Your food is suppose to...
Get your snails,at least 12 pieces. Clean the shells of the snails thoroughly. Break the shells off the bodies of the snails and remove the inedible part of the snails. Throw some alums into a bowl of water and put your snails in the alum water for about 30 minutes or more. After 30 minutes, drain the water from the snails,rinse or...
I grew up in a typical kind of Nigerian home, which made me conclude with the assumption that there are just three types of meal that can be eaten in a day instead of the seven types meal that I later came to learn about. The amazing realization is that, I have eaten these other types of meals apart...
Some of us have great love for tea, aside from the soothing feeling tea gives, it is also aromatic especially the flavoured teas,fruit tea and herbal tea. It just has a way of warming the body especially the heart for me. When most people in Nigeria hear tea,what comes to mind half of the time is black tea and maybe...
Ramadan is a holy month where Muslims take extra consciousness abstaining from some things like alcohol drinking,smoking and sex etc. More forgiveness is asked from God and there are more charity  giving, prayers and all good deeds are usually rewarded in multiple folds. The Ramadan month is also the month,the first verse of the Qur'an was revealed to  the Prophet....
I love fried plantain like so many Nigerian folks,the ripe fried plaintain I mean. Ripe fried plantain is so tasty To further butteress my point, this is an article from a medical practicalinoer. NEVER PUT SALT ON PLANTAIN TO FRY. Ripe plantain is sweet on its own already. Frying a plantain to start with, rather than boiling it, gives you fats which can...

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