May 24, 2023
World Hunger Day, 2023

World Hunger Day, 2023

Organization in Nigeria preventing Hunger This year marks the tenth year since the start of the awareness of hunger around the globe. Statistics state that 10% of people living in the world feel the negative effects of famine; a large number of this percentage comes from African countries like Somalia, Ethiopia, etc. This holiday highlights the reasons for hunger, how to put an end to it, and people actively fighting to ensure food circulation in different regions. World Hunger Day this year falls on the 28th of May, and to celebrate the occasion, we would like to spotlight some remarkable […]
May 23, 2023

International Wine Day, 2023

Wine and Wine Glasses  Happy International Wine Day International wine day is May 25th, and we’ve just realized that although food is a beautiful thing, the depth of its existence could be confusing. Those who work in the culinary industry hacked the code, while people like you and I are wondering why there are 15 types of rice, 7 types of water, over 4 types of wine, etc. It’s not like this discovery or confusion stops us from eating or drinking, but to cover our lack of knowledge, let’s talk about the types of wine glasses. It would be helpful […]
May 19, 2023
International Tea Day

International Tea Day, 2023

International Tea Day, 2023 International Tea Day officially became a holiday in late 2019 to celebrate the cultural and economic impact of Tea in different regions and countries. To celebrate this year’s tea day, we would be spotlighting some Nigeria Tea brands and sharing the secret recipe for tea alternatives with you. Shall we? The first on our list is the Tea brand called Lipton, quite famous. The Lipton yellow label tea manufactured by Unilever plc has the medicinal benefit of easing digestion and managing heart-related issues. Lipton tea bag is made from the species of evergreen shrub, the same […]
May 18, 2023

It’s National Pizza Party Day, 2023

Let’s talk about five worst pizza toppings  Pizza is little miss make everyone happy, which is pretty exciting because the party gets started when the pizza boxes arrive. But don’t get it twisted; some pizza toppings shouldn’t see the outside or daylight; they should be banned. Let’s take a look at some flour crust toppings that should never exist. Broccoli topping: It sounds like an abomination. It is obvious no Lagosian would settle for huge chunks of green trees as toppings, never. Yes, broccoli has its health advantage, as it is packed with minerals and serves as an antioxidant, but […]
May 13, 2023

The History of Cocktail

A guide to the history of cocktail HISTORY Everything has a beginning, and so does cocktail. The first record of cocktail goes far back as the 1800s when it appeared in the Farmer’s Cabinet beverage page editorial. Although it is hard to tell who mixed the first cocktail or discovered the menu, cocktails became popularly addressed as the elites drink. The first and most common cocktail mix was just sugar, bitters, spirit, and water until the mixing guide evolved when people began publishing different books on ways to mix your cocktails. As expected, with a new discovery, the rest of […]
May 11, 2023

Identifying Restaurant Categories

Is this spot a bistro or buka? Bad enough that we have five restaurants in every three streets in Lagos, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but the figure is almost close. But to keep the focus, imagine not being sure what the restaurant you are dining at is called. The focus of this article isn’t on the name of the restaurant; but on the category of the restaurant you are dining in – is it a buka, bistro, or café? Let’s help you identify it. IYA BASIRA: What a name! When you eat by the roadside or purchase food from your […]
May 10, 2023

Sparkling Water or Tonic Water

Which and what type of water should you drink? Have you ever wanted to get water from a store and see bubbling water, spring water, sparkling water, and more? You just become uncertain about which bottle of water to buy, right? This article will help you understand the types of water, the differences between each type, and their functions. Spring Water comes from natural or underground sources; it is similar to glacier water, except glacier water is collected from melting mountain tops. Both water, however, contains magnesium and calcium and gets sealed in a plastic bottle to be sold around […]
May 4, 2023

National Herb Day, 2023

Do we really need herbs? If you are a true Lagosian like myself, you must have had thoughts on whether or not herbs are as crucial as our ancestors say they are. Not to worry; you will get an answer to that by the end of this post. Wikipedia defines Herbs as a widely distributed and widespread group of plants, excluding vegetables and other plants consumed for macronutrients, with savory or aromatic properties used for flavoring and garnishing food, medicinal purposes, or fragrances – the definition couldn’t be better. Herbs can be used for culinary purposes, aromatic, medicinal, and spiritual. […]
April 19, 2023
School Lunch Ideas for Nigerian Kids

School Lunch Ideas for Nigerian Kids

9 School Lunch Ideas for your children Firstly, a big shout-out to all the mothers because having kids, taking care of them, and giving them the proper meal could be a lot of work. We give you kudos for your effort. We know deciding the proper lunch for your children could be stressful, so if you are struggling to decide what to pack for your kids to school, you should consider serving them any of these meals. 1. Boiled Yam and Egg Sauce: You’ve probably thought about this; the only difference is you were not sure how to make it […]

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