Author: deeoni

Yam Porridge

Whenever I want to cook something different from rice but not as heavy as solid, I think of yam porridge, Asaro or Ebe. It’s refreshing and it still has sufficient carbs to keep me moving. Yam porridge is basically yam with tomato sauce and seasoning. It is like Ikokore but made with dry yam instead… Read more »


Hey lovelies. I know I’ve not blogged in a while but July has been an extremely busy month. You are all probably wondering what have I been up too? Well, I have been busy eating. Yes, you read it right, eating. I need timeout to eat sometimes. Lol! Ok and a bit of going up and… Read more »

Classic Spaghetti & Salmon

One of my favourite dishes is spaghetti. I eat it with almost anything. I will be posting different ways I eat my spaghetti on the blog. For me, it’s like rice. You can make jollof rice, fried rice, rice and beans etc…   When it comes to my cooking ideology, one of my belief is… Read more »


In as much as I love cooking, I love dining out. So from time to time a restaurant review post will pop up. Don’t worry I will try and not make it about Nandos. Lol! For those that know me know I live in Nandos. Ha ha ha! On this occasion, it was Mr IDJAY’s… Read more »

Infused Ice Cubes

Infused Ice- Cubes Summer is here and it seems like its staying. You all know what that means….BBQ time. You either hosting or going to one. Whichever way these infused ice cubes are always a winner! Wow your guest with a nice cocktail and drop the mint infused cubes or make water enjoyable for kids… Read more »

Chocolate Crunch Puff-Puff

Puff-Puff is a Nigerian snack that everybody loves. You will always find puff-puff in any occasion. Whether it’s christening, weddings, funerals, engagements etc you will find puff-puff there. It’s part of the popular “small chops” collection too.  A Nigerian parry without “small chops” is not a parry.  This is a topic for another day. hehehe… Read more »

Efo Elegusi

Efo elegusi is made with ground melon seeds and vegetables such as spinach or fluted pumpkin (ugwu). It is enriched with various protein such as meat, fish and prawns. It is popular among the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria. Grounded melon (egusi) can be cooked in several ways; we will be focusing on cooking it with… Read more »

African Restaurants (Video)

African restaurants I love them but sometimes can drive me crazy. They never have anything but on their menu name the dish they have it. Me: Can I have Aya mashe for pick up? Restaurant: Errm let me check * keeps me holding for 5 minutes* I am sorry we have ayamashe but it will be… Read more »

Oxtail Stew

The love I have for Oxtail is intense.  What makes oxtail special is the gelatine in the meat and bones. When cooked slowly, this gelatine dissolves into the dish, creating a rich mouth-feel. When I think about slow cooked dishes, cold nights come to mind. It’s hearty, stick-to-your-ribs type of feel that will knock you… Read more »

Ewѐdu (Corchorus Leaves)

The benefits of ewedu are amazing, it contains most of the nutrients we all need and the taste it adds to stew is exceptionally special. It is rich in calcium, iron, protein, vitamin A, C and E, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, foliate and dietary fibres. You can get frozen blended ewedu in the shops but I… Read more »