Posts Tagged “Culinary”

COMPLETE GUIDE: HOW TO COOK NIGERIAN OFE NSALA (WHITE SOUP)

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COMPLETE GUIDE: HOW TO COOK NIGERIAN OFE NSALA (WHITE SOUP)

Nsala soup or White Soup is a tasty, fast and easy soup recipe that has its origins in the riverine areas of Nigeria. How to Cook Nsala Soup [Video] Nsala Soup is perfect for a cold rainy day due to its spicy taste. Because it is so easy to prepare, you can count on it…

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RICH SALAD… THE NIGERIAN WAY

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RICH SALAD… THE NIGERIAN WAY

There are numerous ways to make a salad, some tasty, some uh, not so much. Personally, I’m not a fan of just lettuce, tomatoes and chicken. This way, as far as I’m aware, is the way some Nigerians make salads, maybe with some additions and subtractions (some add macaroni or corned beef among other things)….

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5 NIGERIAN STEWS, SAUCES YOU CAN MAKE WITHOUT TOMATOES

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5 NIGERIAN STEWS, SAUCES YOU CAN MAKE WITHOUT TOMATOES

By Nkem Ndem   Tomatoes is a favourite staple in Nigeria, and so, a large number of people who cannot cope with the inflation in its price are hesitant to make the widely enjoyed stew and are now seeking alternative ways to make sauces with which to complement their daily meals. In a bid to…

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HOW TO PREPARE KULI-KULI: A NIGERIAN SNACK

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HOW TO PREPARE KULI-KULI: A NIGERIAN SNACK

Kuli-Kuli is a Northern Nigerian snack that is made from dry roasted peanuts/groundnuts , ground into a semi-paste, mixed with select spices and deep fried until it hardens.   INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING KULI KULI * 1 Cup dry roasted groundnuts / Peanuts * half tablespoonful Grated Ginger *A pinch of ground Chilli pepper(optional) *Groundnut /Peanut…

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HOW TO COOK OKRA SOUP

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HOW TO COOK OKRA SOUP

Okra Soup is one of the quickest and easiest Nigerian soups to prepare. Some argue that a lot of work goes to the cutting of the two vegetables used in preparing this recipe. Yes but once the vegetables are ready; it cooks in no time at all. This soup is known as Miyan Kubewa in…

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Nigerian Wara Soya (Tofu) Recipe

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Nigerian Wara Soya (Tofu) Recipe

By Ronke Edoho I spent a great part of my early childhood in Kwara and this was a staple. You could find it in any street corner; some people call it “Wara soya” others call it “Beske” or Tofu. This is a very healthy and tasty snack made from soy beans. Ingredient 3 cups cups…

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HOW TO MAKE SUYA SPICE (SUYA PEPPER)

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HOW TO MAKE SUYA SPICE (SUYA PEPPER)

The Nigerian Suya spice, known as Yaji in Hausa, is the best kept recipe secret only known by the top Mallams of Hausaland and I knew it is impossible to get the recipe from them. But the requests for suya spice recipe kept pouring in and thinking about how many people would be able to…

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Gbegiri Soup: A Yoruba Delicacy

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Gbegiri Soup: A Yoruba Delicacy

Gbegiri soup is a Yoruba (Western Nigerian) soup prepared with beans. On its own, it looks like baby food but it comes alive when you add Ewedu Soup and meat from your Beef & Chicken Stew. Gbegiri Soup  takes a bit of getting used for those who are not used to eating soup cooked with…

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The Nigerian Vegetable Soup Edikang Ikong

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The Nigerian Vegetable Soup Edikang Ikong

Serve with Garri (Eba), Semolina Fufu, Amala, Cassava Fufu or Pounded Yam

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