September 6, 2023
Kitchen safety 101 - Tips for preventing accidents and injuries around the kitchen

Kitchen Safety 101

Tips for Preventing Accidents and Injuries in the Kitchen The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home, where delicious meals are prepared, and fond memories are made. I’m not sure why, but I always like when the kitchen is bigger than the rest of the house. Anyway, back to why we are here. As much as the kitchen can be a happy place, it can also be a place where accidents and injuries happen if we’re not careful. Don’t worry, though! We’ve got you covered with some simple and relatable kitchen safety tips to keep you […]
August 29, 2023
Tips for simplifying your cooking space

Tips for Simplifying Your Cooking Space

Tips for Decluttering and Simplifying Your Cooking Space Is your kitchen feeling more chaotic than cozy? That’s where the minimalist kitchen trend comes in to save the day! Minimalism means making your cooking area simple, clean, and stress-free. Want to give it a try? Here are some super easy tips to help you tidy up your kitchen, so you can enjoy cooking without stress. 1. Tools That Do More Get tools that can handle lots of tasks. Like a sharp knife that’s great for slicing and dicing, or a cutting board that’s also nice for serving snacks. This way, you […]
August 22, 2023
World Jollof Rice Day

World Jollof Rice Day, 2023

8 Fun Facts About Jollof Rice Every year on August 22nd, people gather to celebrate World Jollof Day. It’s a designated day for honoring this incredibly delicious dish. However, do we truly understand the origins, historical context, and evolution of Jollof Rice? This isn’t exactly a deep dive into the history of jollof but you will get to learn some interesting and fun facts about this special meal. Here are 8 fun facts about Jollof Rice you probably didn’t know: Nigerian Jollof Rice is the best: The jollof war between Nigeria and Ghana has been going on for years, but […]
August 20, 2023
10 Essential Cooking Spices

Essential Cooking Spices

10 Essential Cooking Spices Every Kitchen Should Have Have you ever made a dish without using any spices? Imagine making noodles without adding pepper – it would taste strange, right? This shows just how important adding spices to our meals really is. One of the key elements when cooking is the use of spices. These tiny, powerful ingredients have the ability to transform ordinary meals into special dishes.  I know when you think of spices, what come to mind are curry and thyme. Those are obviously the common and most popular spices so I understand. However, there are other interesting […]
August 10, 2023
How to meal prep for the week in one day

How to Meal Prep for the Week in One Day

How to Meal Prep for the Week – A Guide for Busy Nigerians I grew up in a lively Nigerian home, and I picked up the skill of getting meals ready quickly from my mom. She was a busy businesswoman, always on the go, so she knew how to make the most of her time. Our weekends at home was when we used to do most cooking. My mom would make different tasty soups and dishes that would last us the whole week. I never really understood why at the time but I got the memo when I started living […]
August 4, 2023
Exciting places to dine with kids in Lagos this summer

Summer 2023: Exciting Places to Dine with Kids in Lagos

Exciting Places to Dine with Kids in Lagos this Summer Back in the day, summer in Nigeria meant attending ‘summer lessons’ and visit to Mr Biggs for a treat. Mr Biggs was the main go-to restaurants during holidays. But now, times have changed. We now have several restaurants in Lagos where you can visit and have a fun time with your kids. Though most spots in Lagos don’t have menu specialized for kids (I don’t know why), a few places have this family-friendly environment and half bread they say is better than none. So as to enjoy this summer with […]
July 28, 2023
Different ways of cooking eggs

Different Ways of Cooking Eggs

7 Easy and Delicious Ways to Cook Eggs As a kid, my knowledge of cooking eggs was limited to just two styles. The first was the Naija style, a family favorite, where we fried some tasty stew and cracked eggs into it. The second method was the simple boiled eggs – quick to make and perfect for a nutritious snack. Little did I know that eggs had a whole world of delicious possibilities waiting for me! Let’s embark on an egg-cellent (pun intended) adventure as we explore seven delightful ways to cook eggs that will leave you hungry for more! […]
July 24, 2023
Ofada_sauce - A tasty Nigerian treat

Ofada Sauce: A Tasty Nigerian Treat

Try the Delicious Ofada Sauce: A Tasty Nigerian Treat Ever tried Ofada sauce? It’s a yummy Nigerian dish that goes perfectly with Ofada rice. People also call it Ayamase. This special meal comes from the southwestern part of Nigeria and is famous for its rich taste and amazing flavors. If you ever wondered how to cook the best Ofada stew or why it can sometimes taste bitter, you’re in luck! In this blog post, we’ll talk about the secrets of making perfect Ofada stew, what’s in it, and the difference between Ayamase and Ofada sauce. Why is my Ofada sauce […]
July 17, 2023
Simple kitchen hacks

Simple Kitchen Hacks

  Kitchen Hacks That Will Change Your Cooking Game Hey foodies! Are you ready to take your cooking skills to the next level? Get ready to uncover a treasure trove of kitchen hacks that will save you time, effort, and even a few ingredients. These simple tricks will transform your cooking experience, making it easier, more efficient, and undoubtedly more exciting. Let’s dive right in! Ripen Fruit Faster Craving a ripe banana or avocado, but it’s not quite there yet? Place the unripe fruit in a paper bag with an apple or banana. The ethylene gas released by the apple […]

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