Homemade Tzatziki: A Turkish Recipe

I’ve got a huge love for cucumbers. They’re juicy, crunchy, and good enough to eat like that on a normal day. So, just imagine when you have it as a dip mixed with garlic, yogurt and olive oil. Yeah…can you taste it? Lol. Tzatziki or cacık is a sauce served with grilled meats or as…

Flat Belly Peanut Butter Smoothie

Often called the world’s healthiest food, peanuts are so rich in nutrients that if you want to go on a diet, peanuts and peanut butter would greatly help you. Apart from having a monounsaturated fat content,  peanuts have been shown to promote heart health. They are also good sources of niacin, folate, manganese, vitamin E…

Ras Koruf: A South Sudanese Recipe

South Sudan cuisine is strongly influenced by Arabian and East African cuisine. At the basic level meals are meat or fish stews with a vegetarian side dish eaten with a thick porridge made from sorghum or millet called Asida. The use of peanut butter to thicken sauces is unique to South Sudanese cuisine. South Sudanese…

Mixed Berries and Banana Smoothie with Greek Yogurt

Mixed berries and banana smoothie with Greek yogurt is very easy to make. Highly healthy and with not too many calories (150 in all), a mixed berry smoothie is perfect for when you’re on a weight-loss diet or you just simply want to drink and eat more healthy food. With no fattening calories, this smoothie…

Warm African Salad with Garden Eggs

African Salad, or Abacha as it is called, is a delicious Nigerian meal that is native to the ndi Igbo (people of Igbo). It is an extremely popular evening dessert in Nigerian eastern villages and is most often served to guests. Abacha is a by-product of cassava and quite a number of steps are involved…

How To Prepare Efo Riro Easy Peasy

Do you know that “efo” (vegetable) situation where the efo sits on one side of the bowl and the water migrates to the other side?  That isn’t efo riro (mixed vegetables soup). If efo riro is made right, you shouldn’t have that situation. I cook watery efo every now and again; I crave the saucy…

5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Blue

A few days ago, a man jumped off Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. He died by suicide. A day later, a woman jumped off the same bridge but was rescued. Luckily for her. The man was found to be a medical doctor- his family still can’t accept the fact that he’s dead. A saddening fact….

How To Make Kunun Aya (Horchata de Chufa) Milk

Kunu Aya is a traditional creamy milk-like beverage with a spicy nutty taste from Northern Nigeria.It is addictive, nutritious,and definitely delightful! In Spain, tiger-nut drink is known as “Horchata De Chufa”. Tiger-nut is known as “Aya” in Hausa language; “Aki Hausa” (which means Hausa groundnut) in Igbo and “Ofio”in Yoruba languages respectively.  There are two types usually sold…

How To Make Deliciously Crispy Shrimp Tempura At Home

“There’s a million ways to cook shrimp… shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, saute it. Dey’s uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole, shrimp gumbo. Pan fried, deep fried, stir-fried. There’s pineapple shrimp, lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp, shrimp soup, shrimp stew, shrimp salad, shrimp and…

Pre & Post Workout Booster Foods for Rapid Weight Loss

  Hey guys, today we will talk about some healthy eating habits which would help boost the efforts you are putting in to get rid of those extra kilos along with the workout. Who doesn’t want to be in shape today? When talking about shape we never consider round as a shape when it comes…

How To Make Tahini At Home

Tahini, or sesame seed paste, is a traditional sauce that is served in Israel and in Arab countries throughout the Middle East. The sauce is used as a dip to accompany dishes like hummus, falafel, and baba ganoush. It can also be served alongside a kosher meat meal as a dairy-free alternative to cream sauce. Cool,…

Daktyla: A Greek Delight

Daktyla is a leavened ‘country’ or ‘village’ bread from Greece. But it is also quite popular in Cyprus and Turkey. Daktyla has this weird shape that makes it look like fingers of bread, which give it its name of ‘finger bread. The finger look is made by making deep slashes in a loaf before baking, or making a row of rolls…