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4 days ago
Using fruits to replace cakes is not something we see often. In Nigeria, many people are always willing to try out new recipes, especially if they are healthy. Watermelon cake is one recipe I tried and its taste is beyond my expectations. INGREDIENTS Watermelon (seedless) Strawberries Blueberries Lemon juice Apples (diced) METHOD Slice the fruits…
12 Jan
Carrots are in season!!! What is for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? These orange vegetables are 88% water and rich in beta-carotene. This vegetable was first grown around Afghanistan in 900 AD before it spread to other areas and by the 1000s, it was in the Middle East and North Africa. Although “orange” is the colour…
9 Jan
It is a New Year and it is only right that we try out new recipes. This year, while we have Nigerian delicacies to enjoy, combining them with delicacies from other countries will make this year puuurfect. Having plain bread is boring and tiring and below is the recipe for a pleasant looking and delicious…
2 Jan
PLANTAIN CRUNCH INGREDIENTS Ripe plantain 1 ½ cup All-purpose flour Cooking oil 1 bulb Onion (Whole or chopped) 3 Eggs Ground chilli pepper 1 ½ cup Bread crumbs Salt METHOD Peel and dice plantain into any shape of your choice and sprinkle salt on it. Break eggs into a bowl, sprinkle salt, pepper and whisk…
20 Dec
Is it even Christmas if Jollof rice isn’t the main dish? Uh, we think not (and you can take that to the bank). The anti-Christmas Jollof campaigners in their bit at treason have yet again used outrageous, even slanderous adjectives to qualify Jollof, calling it everything from “boring” to “old,” to “uninviting,” neither of which…
6 Dec
If you were given Agidi Jollof, what would you try it with? Pepper soup? Yam? This simple meal is a common one, eaten by all Nigerians and defies tribe.  INGREDIENTS Corn Bone marrow/ Biscuit bone Tomatoes Habanero pepper Vegetable oil Seasoning cubes Seasoning powder Onion METHOD In a pot, pour the meat, onion, seasoning cubes…
30 Nov
Ice Cream lovers, GET IN HERE!  Looks like we'll be eating good this "Detty December" as Kinglace makes its first entry into Lagos with its premium ice cream delights guaranteed to leave you wanting more.  Produced by Iceberry, Russia's oldest ice cream manufacturer and distributed by Wow Creamery, Kinglace is no stranger to the ice…
28 Nov
I bet if I asked you to mention the porridges you know, only yam porridge will come to your mind. Yes, I know the season of corn is over, thankfully, you could get corn meals off the shelves of your supermarket or even the local market. Let’s dive in: Ingredients 1 cup, cornmeal 3 cups,…
21 Nov
MUSHROOM SOUP INGREDIENTS Chopped mushrooms 90g butter 2 tsp plain flour Crushed garlic cloves 2 medium chopped onion 1 bay leaf 4 tbsp, cream Chicken stock Chopped parsley leaf METHOD Heat the butter in a saucepan on medium heat, pour the onion and garlic until soft for 8 minutes. Add the mushrooms and cook over…
14 Nov
Add the perfect ending to your meals by making the perfect dessert, here's all you need to know to make the perfect dessert. STRAWBERRY CLOUD BREAD INGREDIENTS 10g Cornflour 20g Sugar 3 Egg white Strawberry extract METHOD Wash and break the eggs, then separate the egg white from the egg yolks. Pour the egg white…
7 Nov
Drink time is fun time. Whether it is with friends, family or you are having alone time, drinks are one of the most memorable things that leaves a sweet taste.  Here are three cocktails that you can try. Tequila ready? Rum set? Let’s get to it! GIMME MORA’S COCKTAIL INGREDIENT Blackberries Syrup Tequila Crushed ice…
31 Oct
Imagine coming home to pineapples with a different twist. Pineapple fried rice is a quick and easy go-to meal after a long day. Tropical, Sweet, Spicy is the description of the perfect Pineapple Fried Rice. INGREDIENTS Rice Diced pineapples Vegetable oil Minced Garlic Garlic sauce 2 eggs (whisked) Chopped onion Diced red-ball pepper Salt Lime…
24 Oct
Cross River is blessed with a rich heritage and delicacies. Otong is one of the favourites of the people of Cross River. Otong soup is garnished with lots of meats and fish and it helps support healthy immune function. Ingredients  Assorted meat Fresh Okra 1 tspn palm oil Stock fish Smoked fish Crayfish 1 bulb…

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
With the weekend only a few days away, now's a better time than ever to get your watch list in order. This weekend, take a fun and worthwhile trip down memory lane with old school Nollywood films that bring to mind the good times.  These are 7 classic Nollywood movies you should binge-watch this weekend,…
2 hours ago
A top court in Italy has added the sound of a flushing toilet at night to their list of human rights violations. The top Supreme Court’s ruling by the European Court comes after a 19-year legal battle that started when a couple living in a flat near La Spezia complained that their neighbours’ new toilet…
4 hours ago
In an update to the ongoing feud between Britney Spears and her sister Jamie Lynn Spears, the Toxic singer has sent her sister a cease-and-desist letter.  Britney's lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, sent the singer's younger sister a legal cease-and-desist letter on Tuesday regarding her new memoir, "Things I Should Have Said." Rosengart, in his letter, described the book…
5 hours ago
Cardi B has pledged to cover the funeral expenses of those who lost their lives in the deadly fire in a New York City borough. 17 people were killed in the fire that ripped through a Bronx apartment building on January 9, 2022. In a statement to CNN, Cardi B said, "I'm extremely proud to…
1 day ago
Nigerian feature film, Eyimofe (This Is My Desire), has made history as the first Nigerian film to earn an NAACP Image Awards nomination. Directed by the Esiri twins – Arie and Chuko Esiri – and presented by GDN Studios, a subsidiary of The Guardian Group, publishers of The Guardian newspapers, Eyimofe received its historic NAACP…

Music

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Afrobeats superstar Wizkid has announced the indefinite postponement of his Made In Lagos Canada tour.  The singer shared this update in a post to his Twitter account on Wednesday. He noted that scheduled stops for the tour would no longer proceed this month as planned.  The post reads, "Due to existing and public health measures being introduced…
1 day ago
Famous music stars, D’Banj and Simi, have been revealed as judges for the Nigerian Idols as the countdown to the show begins and will be premiered in February. D’Banj and Simi will be replacing Seyi Shay and DJ Sose who were judges in season six of the talent show and will be joining Obi Asika…
3 days ago
Adekunle Gold has announced the scheduled release date for his album Catch Me If You Can.  Real name Adekunle Kosoko, Adekunle Gold took to Twitter on Saturday to announce the release date of his new single Mercy, which he said will precede his album.  "_New Single' Mercy’-Out, January 21. New Album, 'Catch Me if you can’-Out, February…
Celine Dion
3 days ago
Iconic singer Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of her 16 remaining world tours. This cancellation is due to ongoing health issues. The singer who is just recovering from “severe and persistent muscle spasms,” said the healing process is hindering her ability to perform. The Canadian songstress made this known via her post published from…
15 Jan
The cries of his newborns pierced through the airwaves as we began the conversation. “I’m sorry, I have to stay off video,” he apologises, hibernating his newly-assumed ‘daddy duties’ to settle in for the chat.

Film

1 day ago
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who played a young Hannibal Lecter and Yves Saint Laurent, died on Wednesday at the age of 37 following a skiing accident, his family said. One of the most striking faces of his generation, Ulliel was already in the top rank of French actors. He gained international attention for his performance…
2 days ago
Joss Whedon has claimed Gal Gadot misunderstood him on set. The ‘Justice League’ director has responded to allegations made by the actress - who played Wonder Woman in the film - on set, suggesting there was a language barrier when communicating with the French star. Speaking to a New York magazine, Joss Whedon said, “I…
Paris Hilton
2 days ago
Paris Hilton's Netflix cooking show Cooking With Paris has been cancelled after one season.  The culinary show premiered in August 2021 with six episodes that say Hilton try to make several receipes from savory main dishes to succulent desserts, alongside celebrity guests including Demi Lovato, Saweetie, Kim Kardashian, mom Kathy Hilton, and sister Nicky Hilton. Reporting the…
2 days ago
The horror film “Scream” has dethroned “Spider-Man: No way home” from the charts. “Spider-Man: No way home” was indomitable on the box office charts, but was forced to relinquish the throne to another latest “Scream” horror film. “Scream” came soaring high on its release at an impressive total of $36 million now ruling the box…
14 Jan
EbonyLife CEO Mosunmola Abudu (Mo Abudu) has acknowledged the disappointment expressed by many viewers of Chief Daddy 2. Taking to Instagram, the filmmaker shared a video expressing her thanks to viewers who shared their concerns with the sequel. Captioning her post, she wrote, "Thank you so much for caring, and for sharing your concerns so…