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September 17, 2018
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JOLLOF SPAGHETTI AND BEANS

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time.

Hello everyone! Welcome to today’s blog post.

Today I will be sharing with you how I make my Jollof Spaghetti with beans. This an amazing recipe and it is easy to prepare. Spaghetti is one of the simple meal you can prepare and adding a twist to it takes it to a whole new level.

You can never go wrong with this recipe.

For this recipe, I added some chopped broccoli and chopped bell peppers. I used Kidney beans and for some reason, I like to rinse the kidney beans and cook it separately for a while.

This is a healthy recipe. There are tons of health benefits of beans and this combo provides you with the daily nutrients and energy.

Now let’s get into it. Don’t forget to Follow, Like and Comment. Like always, I will love to hear from you.

INGREDIENTS

  • Spaghetti (300g)
  • Kidney beans (250ml)
  • 11/2 Red bell pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • Some fresh tomatoes
  • Tin tomatoes (100ml)
  • 1 big onion
  • 2 scotch bonnet
  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 stock cubes
  • Curry powder
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Seasoning flavor
  • Broccoli

PROCEDURES

  • Put the spaghetti into a boiling water and cook until tender. Then, wash and pour into a sieve and set aside.
  • Rinse the kidney beans and cook for a while. Pour into a sieve after cooking and set aside.
  • Now wash and chop the broccoli, half of the onions and some of the bell peppers. Then set aside.
  • Blend the fresh tomatoes, the rest of the bell peppers, onions and scotch bonnet. Pour into a pot and start cooking to dry up the excess water.
  • Now add the tomato paste and cook for 2 minutes in a low heat. Whilst it’s still cooking, you can start adding the chopped onions, stock cube, curry and seasoning flavor.
  • Add the olive oil, stir and allow to simmer. Add the beans, chopped broccoli and peppers and mix together.
  • It’s time to add the spaghetti and properly mix together with a kitchen tong or spatula.
  • Allow on a lower heat for about 1-2minutes.
  • Adjust the taste if required.

It’s ready. Serve with cold juice.

Enjoy!!!!!

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August 1, 2018
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MASHED PLANTAIN RECIPE

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time.

Hello beautiful people! Welcome to today’s blog post.

Today I will be sharing this amazing recipe that I just discovered. Trust me you are gonna like it. Mashed plantain is one easy food you can’t go without. It is good for breakfast, lunch or dinner. And it takes less than 1hour to be ready.

GOAT MEAT AND PLANTAIN PEPPER SOUP

PLANTAIN PUFF-PUFF

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July 24, 2018
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COCONUT RICE/VEGGIES RECIPE

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

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Sometime last month I made this delicious sweetish coconut rice with a little twist. Now believe me when I tell you I have been craving for coconut rice prior to the preparation and It’ been a long while I made one.

This is a different way of preparing your rice aside from our usual jollof rice, plain rice/stew and so on. You know most times we get tired of eating the same thing at all time. Oh, my! That taste of coconut is amazing.

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June 23, 2018
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OVEN BAKED YAM AND VEGETABLE EGG SAUCE.

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

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Where are my yam lovers? Get in here and learn a quick and healthy breakfast recipe. We grew up eating crunchy yam by deep frying it, hanging by the streets and roadside, waiting for them to sell some already fried yam to us.

GRILLED YAM WITH PEPPERED SAUCE

COCONUT RICE RECIPE

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February 28, 2018
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HOW TO MAKE GRILLED GIZZARDS AND HEARTS.

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

If you know me well, you must have noticed my love for gizzards. I can literally eat gizzard all through the week without blinking. Gizzards and hearts can be delicious depending on the preparation.

Chicken gizzards are rich in nutrients, low in fat and often a low-cost source of protein. We all know how important Protein is to our body. Protein builds, maintains and repair all cells. Note that it is vital during development, as well as in pregnancy. Gizzard contains low fat and low sodium, also it contains niacin that helps support the immune system. They are both rich in iron and zinc.

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February 7, 2018
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GOAT MEAT AND PLANTAIN PEPPER SOUP

…. whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

Pepper soup is one the meal I like twisting the recipe. Have you tried preparing your pepper soup with a staple together? Goatmeat with plantain pepper soup is one of the best meal I enjoyed during my vacation last year in Pennsylvania. This recipe is a must try and it is perfect for any weather especially winter season.

Goat meat and plantain pepper soup is one of those meals that awakes my appetite whenever I lack the appetite to eat. You can read most of my previous articles on plantains to ascertain more information.

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February 2, 2018
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ABACHA WITH COWPEA BEANS (AKIDI)

…whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

Akidi is one of the major ingredients for Abacha, it contains a good amount of proteins and dietary fiber. It is also a rich source of folic acid.

Adding Akidi to your Abacha takes it to the next level and it makes events prepared Abacha very appetizing and mouthwatering.

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January 30, 2018
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OFE AKPARATA (AKPARATA SOUP) WITH KALE

….whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

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Akparata powder is a thickener. It is always added to most soup to improve its thickness and achieve desired consistency. It’s a native thickener with an awesome aroma and taste.

How to make Afang Soup with Spinach leaves

What most of us don’t know is that Akparata can be used as the main ingredient for a soup. Akparata powder is mostly used in the Eastern part of Nigeria, Enugu to be precise.

Note that you can use any vegetable of your choice to make Akparata soup but for this recipe I used kale.

This soup is a must try, as it will whet your taste buds giving you that everyday local taste you have always craved for.

HOW TO MAKE OGBONO SOUP WITH DRIED OKRA

Akparata powder can be bought from an open market in Nigeria or in African stores abroad.

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Ingredients

  • Akparata powder (5 tsp)
  • Shaki and beef cheek
  • Stockfish
  • Dry fish
  • Crayfish (2 tsp)
  • Ground pepper (to taste)
  • Ground Uziza seed
  • Kale
  • Ground okpeye
  • Palm oil (3 tsp)
  • Medium onions(chopped)
  • Salt ( to taste)
  • 2 stock cubes

Procedure

  1. Wash the meat into a pot. Add salt, stock cubes, onions, and water. Place on a medium-high heat to cook until almost soft.

2. Wash the stockfish with warm water and set aside.

MUSHROOM OKRA SOUP WITH TOMATO PUREE

3 Debone and wash the dry fish, then set aside.

4 Put the Akparata powder into a bowl. Add the palm oil and mix thoroughly to dissolve all lumps.

5 Wash and slice the kale, then set aside.

6 Once the meat is almost done, add the stockfish and cook.

EGUSI SOUP AND BITTERLEAF

7 Now add the dry fish, add the ground okpeye, uziza, and pepper.

8 Add the mixed Akparata powder, add water to get a liquid consistency, stir thoroughly and cook for about 7minutes on a medium heat.

9 Add the vegetable and the crayfish.

10 Stir and turn off the heat.

11 It’s done and ready to be served.

server with  Oatmeal fufu  , pounded yam or Eba

Enjoy!!!

January 18, 2018
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GRILLED YAM WITH PEPPERED SAUCE

…whetting your taste bud one meal at a time.

 

Hello everyone! I just want to quickly share with you this awesome recipe.

Grilled yam with some peppered sauce is a very easy and quick recipe. You can either prepare it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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January 15, 2018
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TILAPIA PEPPER SOUP

…whetting your taste bud one meal at a time

Have you tried tilapia pepper soup? If you have not, then you are missing out. Tilapia pepper soup is one meal you can never go wrong with. Tilapia pepper soup is an excellent way to add fish to your diet. It is very delicious and good for this winter period. You and I know that winter period is no joke, especially when there are snow showers.

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