Food and Drink
In honour of the forthcoming World Jollof Rice Day which is now celebrated annually on the 22nd of August, here are some Jollof recipes and techniques that you would love: Native Jollof Rice, Jollof Spaghetti and Basmati Jollof Rice.
6 delicacies you must try in Mozambique
A few weeks back, I took a trip to Maputo, Mozambique. I was so excited and I spent a couple of days touring my new destination and getting to explore not just the culture, but also the food.
Prenatal nutrition: What to eat trimester by trimester
With a whole new life growing on the inside of a mum, nutrition decisions can no longer be casual, flippant, or selfish. Which is why prenatal nutrition is important to ensure that mummy and baby are optimally nourished in the 40weeks of pregnancy, while still ensuring that prenatal weight gain....
Food and drinks to indulge or avoid during Ramadan
Muslims all over the world are fasting daily because it is the Holy month of Ramadan, where they eat at pre-dawn (Suhoor), abstain from eating during the day and break their fast at sunset with a meal called Iftar. These tips will help with knowing what kind of meals to eat, which to avoid, and general health practices.
Three delicious makeover recipes from leftovers
It is common to cook and have some left- overs, especially with rice, soups, yam and more. Not many people like leftovers and it may sit in the fridge for so long before eventually making its way to the bin.
Here’s something yummy for Easter!
It is a few hours to the big day and for a lot of us that gave up meat, chicken, turkey and so on for Lent, you might have forgotten how these tastes, but not to worry...
The worrying rise in the cost of preparing a pot of Jollof Rice
The figures from the first SBM Intelligence's Jollof Rice Index for 2018 are in. But there is not much to cheer. No, the food crisis bedevilling some parts of Nigeria’s northeast has not spread its wings to other parts of the country. The ghost of the inflation-fuelled 2016 still looms in the dark of markets…
Quick meals for busy families
At least once a week, something unplanned happens - the meal time-table is not followed and I may need to make a quick meal for my family. Times like this call for back up meals and improvisation.
The coconut yam porridge recipe you must try
am can be enjoyed in multiple ways; made as fries, boiled as it is and enjoyed with a sauce, boiled and pounded into the famous beloved Pounded Yam, boiled and coated with eggs then fried as Yamarita....
Spatchcock your chicken for Christmas
It’s that time of the year when we eat copious amounts of Jollof Rice, Pop bottles of bubbly Champagne and eats lots of chicken-‘tis the season to be jolly! Traditionally...