Groundnut Soup

Groundnut Soup

Do you know that groundnut is a source of Vitamins? Groundnut provides over 30 essential nutrients including folate (B9), niacin (B3), Vitamin E,  Magnesium and Phosphorus. Vitamin B helps to maintain a healthy heart while Vitamin E helps to protect cells ...

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Ila asepo (Okro soup)

Ila asepo (Okro soup)

Ila asepo (okro soup) is a one pot okro soup. Okro is usually served with a separate stew but when all the ingredients of stew go into the okro in one pot, it is then called Ila asepo. Asepo means cooked together in Yoruba which explain how the name Ila asep...

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Fresh Fish Stew

Fresh Fish Stew

Hello people. Hope you all had a good Easter holiday and churned out delicious foods for your family. I did have a good though busy one as K’s Cuisine got it’s first catering order a week after it introduced the service. The interesting part is ...

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Egusi Soup – Lumpy Egusi using Kale

Egusi Soup – Lumpy Egusi using Kale

Ever since I was introduced to Kale, it has been my go to for Egusi soup. In a country where Nigerian locally grown vegetables are not easily accessible you have to thank God for discoveries like this. I like the texture and taste combined with the health b...

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Edikaikong

Edikaikong

Edikaikong is a Nigerian soup made of leafy vegetables. It is native to Calabar people and typically made with two types of vegetable namely ugu ( pumpkin) and water leaves. For where these two leaves are not available they can be substituted with vegetables s...

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Ogbono soup

Ogbono soup

Ogbono soup also called Apon is another Nigerian soup. It falls into the category of ‘draw soup’ because of it’s slippery and slimy texture. The first time I ate this soup was during my NYSC year. My friend Ope had cooked this soup. Mind you ...

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Egusi Ijebu

Egusi Ijebu

Egusi Ijebu is made with melon seed. Unlike Oshiki (lumpy egusi), egusi Ijebu is not meant to be lumpy. This is number two of four egusi recipes I will be posting on the blog. If you missed the first one lumpy egusi (oshiki) click HERE . My mum back in the day...

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Efo riro

Efo riro

Efo riro is a Yoruba soup made with leafy vegetables. It is nutritious and delicious. This is one of my favourite soup and i don’t get tired of eating efo riro. Typical efo riro is made with no tomatoes and shouldn’t be watery. No! It’s not e...

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Gbegiri

Gbegiri

Gbegiri is one delicacy that needs no introduction to my Ibadan people ! This soup right here is the truth! lol..Gbegiri is made from beans and it’s easy to make. It’s healthy and  delicious. INGREDIENTS 1 cup (400g tin) brown or white black ey...

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Buka style stew

Buka style stew

I call this buka style stew because this is how most of the bukas cook their stew for selling food like amala, pounded yam, Eba and semo. Oh yes! i have visited quite a large number of bukas while living in Nigeria especially the popular ones in Ibadan then..f...

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