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Nigerian Cuisine and Why I'm Grateful for Foodie Friends

“Are you cooking?!” My manager interjected with concern and horror all over his face. So much faith in me.

I confirmed I absolutely was, and continued to explain that… 575 more words


FitFam Jollof Rice

Instagram was lit with various Jollof Rice recipes in the past few days it was world Jollof day I wonder who started this trend! Anyway Jollof Rice is a main meal eaten in the West African countries of Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Gambia, Mali, Cote D Ivoire, Benin, Togo Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Liberia. 227 more words


Francophone Recipes: Food is Friendship 


Since my deliberate Pan-African journey began, Senegal has always been a country of immense interest to me. This is especially due to the fact that its history is so rich in artistic culture. 521 more words

Quinoa Jollof for The Guardian

Nutty & sumptuous, this recipe using wonderful quinoa instead of rice as commonly used in Jollof Rice is a true delight. This is one of my absolute favourites, eaten as a salad with mixed leaves, with a roast or as a vegetable stuffing. 402 more words



Another favorite of mine! I have loved mandazis since I was young. Per usual, I thought about the different ways the same food could be presented and wondered why there must only be 1 type of mandazi? 97 more words



Chapo is life! I honestly love chapo the way it is however we Kenyans have confined ourselves to only one way of eating it. Since I was a child, my mom and I have been using chapo as a substitute for bread and making our own sandwiches. 164 more words