Tag: nigeria

Suya

Well what can I say… This is probably one of the most popular dishes in Nigeria and elsewhere in Africa (at least in one form or another). You can liken it to what the middle-easterners call kabob. I knew I was going to have to tackle this dish eventually but, the inspiration for this dish…




I just have one word Asa (Asha)

Another very important part of my life is music (shocking ehn!). To say I love music is such an understatement its not even funny. good music is the language of life, it cuts across race, religion, ethnicity, bias, revealing our true nature, our emotional pitiful selves, good music is beautiful. Bade So a friend of…




Meat Pie

Meat Pie: This dish is popular in the Nigeria and West Africa. Considered a snack by most, this pastry come in many flavors. As such we have brands like meat pie (with meat), chicken pie (with chicken), fish pie (with fish) etc. One thing remains the same though; other than the type of meat used,…




Ogbono Soup

Ogbono Soup: This delicacy is popular in the southern part of Nigeria. I believe Ogbono is the seed of the bush mango, or wild mango tree (Irvingia gabonensis or Irvingia wombolu), which is native to the tropical Atlantic coast region of Africa like Nigeria, Cameroon and Gabon. Other names of Ogbono include Etima, Odika, or Dika. The seeds are harvested from the plant then they are dried. Finally, the dried seeds are then blended with a food processor so that its has a powdery texture…