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Family Special

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (6)

 Good day , I don't know what name to call this rice but i got inspired from 9jafoodie christmas rice, so i did something similar. 

Ingredients used 

Grounded Turkey ,

Effirin also known as scent leaves in Nigeria.( so about scent leaves i grew up drinking this when i have a stomach upset, my granma will squess it and add a pinch of salt for me to drink anytime i have a troubling tummy. on the other hand, the Ibos ( the eastern part of Nigeria add it to their peppersoup. Every tribes has their uses for this special leaves.

Green pepper

Zuchini (grated)

Mint leaves

Green habenero

Blend all the vegetables together and set aside

onions and spices of your chioce

fry your sliced onions in a saucepan for few minutes, add your grounded turkey make sure its all seperated, then add your washed rice and all your blended vegeies,add your favourite spices as needed.. My secret ingredients for this rice is ........................shhhhhhhhhhhhh 3 to 4 spoons of coconut cream. Add water has needed. Reduce the heat and steam cook.

Special wings

season your wings to satisfaction boil for 7 minutes just to get the seasonings in it. let it rest for 20 minutes.

in a sauce pan fry your sliced onions till its golden brown, add some tomato paste, add 1 spoon of honey, I also add my secreat ingredients which is indian spices  .................. shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh I don't tell anyone about my indian/ Napalese spices but here i added my mango chutney, Guess what it gives it the kick.

I add my chicken  wings , make sure its well coated then straight  into the oven for 20 to 30 mins. you have a golden crips chicken.

Add your own side

African french toast

Posted on May 24, 2016 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Hello there it's been a very very long time. Today i just did the regular french toast just with my kind of spices, Trust me for those who know me well i put African dry red pepper in everything i cook. I guess my taste bud needs a little help. Here i added some vegetables, soy milk, cinnamon. nut meg of course dry red pepper  and salt to taste. Don't forget the base of french toast is egg. Whip the egg  and all the ingredients with a hand mixer until it begins to foam with bubbles or almost double its size. Then pan fry with a little oil.

Garnished Moinmoin

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:15 AM Comments comments (0)

HI Everyone, seeing how busy a mother's life is ,I came to a conclusion that " I NEED MORE THAN 24HRS A DAY".

I have a quik story i will love to share about Moinmoin, While i was growing up, i guess my teenage or early twenties years. Since we were all girls in my house ,my cousin also lived with us. My mum bought all the ingredients for moinmoin , i mean everything you can think of was to be in this moinmoin. It's called Moinmoin with seven lives. my cousin shouted yes i am cooking. we waited for this moinmoin for at least 3 hours, hungry and salivating. Finally it's ready, yea my took the first bite and she screamed out, with our eyes on our heads she said no salt. yes my cousin forgot the most important part of the food.My mum went to bed complaining about it. since then , i have it in my brain that i can't afford to forget the most important part of moinmoin.

So today i want to talk about my garnished Moinmoin.

same process like the regular moinmoin, Blended peeled beans with all my seasonings ,boiled egg, corned beef and cray fish. But this time i will not be steaming my moinmoin but baking it in a flat oven tray for 20 mins,then garnish with all the colourful vegies you can lay your hands on for 5 mins.  Again that's the best thing i ever taste in the history of moinmoin.

Garnished Moinmoin

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to our website , We will definitely be looking at some african recipes, how healthy they are and their benefits to the body stay tuned.


I am a fan of Akara but i couldn't get it right. Any time i i fry Akara ,it comes out in little pieces of balls until i stumbled on Pan fried Akara. Oh my Goodness that's the best thing that ever happened to me in the history of Akara Frying.

Same process,same ingredients, just fry like pancake. Serve with custard ,ogi or Akamu.

Guess what i offered this pan fried Akara to a friend who is not African , she ate it with syrup. It was yummy.

My family loves it . You can also freeze it and rewarm or simply put it in the fridge.

So for some of us who don't know what Akara is made from , it's from peeled beans blended together with all your seasonings. It's also called Kose in Ghana.

For proper receipe go to african food receipes by 9ja foodie.

Thanks and God bless.