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11 Dec 2016
When I was three years old, hanging out with my grandmother, I had a craving for cookies - also known as ‘biscuits’ in every other part of the world but North America. So, I asked, ‘grandma, can I have biscuit?’ because I knew she always had a secret stash. To cut this long story short,…
4 Dec 2016
Growing up, I looked forward to Sundays in my home because I knew that was designated jollof rice day, unless it was someone’s birthday or special occasion then jollof rice would be served on another day of the week. Other than that, every Sunday after Church meant jollof would be served for lunch. I do…
29 Nov 2016
As we approach the Christmas season, we are looking for more visually interesting and healthier options for the festive season. The Nigerian Diet does not necessarily accommodate low carb, vegetarian worthy meals, so this recipe is a real treat. This unique recipe is best described as a perfect combination of the sweetness of the ripe…
23 Nov 2016
All you need to know about this warp is that it is glutten free, low far. High protein, low carb and so simple to make! This breakfast wrap features bacon, avocado and tomatoes. Ingredients 2 Eggs 1 Tbsp Milk (I used 2%) Salt/pepper 2-4 Strips of turkey bacon (however "bacony" you want it) 1/2 Avocado,…
14 Nov 2016
  This pound cake is dense, delicate, with a rich buttery taste and a slight tinge of lime. This is an old recipe of my grandmother's, and baking it was such a nostalgic experience, as the aroma of nutmeg and butter filled the kitchen as it baked in the oven          …
6 Nov 2016
The egg pizza as I call it is an Italian dish, it’s the “put whatever you have around” dish. There are different ways to prepare your egg frittata, like I said it works around whatever you have left in your fridge. As your meal of the day, you can have it as breakfast or brunch.…
3 Nov 2016
Life they say, is all about balance. Some days, you eat cupcakes. Other days, you eat salads. And I have been eating a lot of salad lately, so I thought I'd share one of my favourites with you. Then, I had a Kitchenbutterfly moment, and made this refreshing strawberry zobo drink. Salad 1 ripe avocado…
26 Sep 2016
Some days, I want to bake up a storm. On other days, I just want to curl up on the couch with a cup of coffee, and watch my favourite TV shows on Africa Magic Showcase. On other days, I just want to stuff my face with dessert. Today's dessert was fun to make. It's…
18 Sep 2016
I strongly believe we can never have too many dining options in Lagos city. With the diversity in our population, a lot more niche chefs and restaurants are sprouting and it just fills my heart with joy. A new café – HSE Café - opened in Lekki this past week, and I went to check…
18 Sep 2016
Rainy weekends are for curling up on the couch with a good book, or your favorite television show with a plate of decadent crunchy chocolate chip cookies... These cookies are quick and easy to bake, plus, they are a perfect gift idea. You don't even have to bake them all up at once. The dough…
13 Sep 2016
I’m possibly the slowest cook I’ve ever met. My friends like to joke a person should anticipate hunger hours ahead and let me know if I’m the one cooking what they will eat. I know how annoying this may be for people who aren’t used to my method of coking, and so I like to…
5 Sep 2016
It's another rainy Monday morning, and it's starting to feel a lot like a trend now. So, I'm going to dedicate my Monday mornings to delicious cups of tea and tasty accompaniments. This morning, while I was scrolling through tumblr, I stumbled upon a recipe for donuts that are out of this world. Not literally,…

Guardian Life

1 hour ago
The immune system serves as the body's defence against invaders that may not necessarily be disease-causing substances, such as pollen, grain, sunburn, and grass. But the body effectively perceives them as foreign and inappropriate, leading to the regular alert response by the fighter molecules, more often known as the white blood cells (leucocytes). The immune…
4 hours ago
Everyone wants glowing skin and strives for ways to get it. There is no perfect skin. But glowing skin is healthy skin, and healthy skin has an even complexion and fewer blemishes. A certified dermatologist, Dr Mona Gohara, notes that healthy skin “translates into a well-hydrated, super moisturized complexion with just the right touch of…
5 hours ago
As expected, the week was filled with a lot of activities ranging from social to politics and not forgetting those that affect emotions. Well, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has finally confirmed that the old naira notes will once again be in use, and Nigerians now have their governors, the new ones especially. Guardian…
6 hours ago
How does life feel when you have crafted some of the most popular songs in the world and somehow have to level up for your next release since the world is constantly in motion? This question seems a perfect one for Africa's Pop Prince, Joeboy. But the thing is, he’s already answered it with his…
1 day ago
I draw, I play games; I sometimes just go out, maybe on the beach, somewhere just calm. I’m an experienced person rather than a material person. There is no wrong being materialistic. Some people will rather buy stuff, that’s their own way of distressing. My own way is experiencing something. With your new EP, it felt like there was a shift from your debut.

Music

1 day ago
Highly talented Nigerian singer, Samuel Osemudiame Odeh, popularly known as CityBaze, has begun 2023 with a brand new single, 'Be Myne', released on the stable of Empire Music. The 30-year-old CityBaze is undoubtedly one of the most talented Nigerian singers. The Nigerian-Italian singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer had vowed to make 2023 an unforgettable…
2 days ago
As the sonic footprint for afropop continues to reach across the world, the pulse of popular music from west Africa is re-awakening connective tissues that exist between emigrants and their home countries while opening new lanes of expression in a number of artists. Ukraine-based Nigerian singer, Lagracemusic, is at the of this uniquely 21st-century exchange…
2 days ago
Jimin of BTS has finally released his eagerly awaited solo debut. "Like Crazy," which is a synth-pop song that features Jimin's emotive voice through potent synth and drum sounds, was written by Jimin and fellow BTS member RM. The song expresses how it feels to ignore reality and flee from it in order to forget…
Doja Cat
3 days ago
Doja Cat took to Twitter to share the news of her cosmetic procedures, particularly breast reduction and liposuction. Doja had already mentioned that she was going under the knife sometime in November 2022. The ‘Juicy’ singer shared that she’s currently “healing” from the surgical procedures to her Instagram. The singer and producer whose full name…
21 Mar
The Chemistry between K-pop artistes and their fans leaves both non-kpop stans and even K-pop stans awed. While the concept of "fandom" is not explicit to K-pop idols, it is undeniable that K-pop has advanced the art of fandoms. Through Album sales, song streams and music video views, Photocards and merch, publicity and promotion, K-pop…

Film

4 days ago
Actor Bruce Willis steps away from acting ever since he was diagnosed with dementia, (frontotemporal dementia, according to his family announcement.) a kind of dementia that causes difficulty in speaking. The actor himself understands what disease he's battling, which seems to have no cure at the moment. Hence the need to seek proper attention and…
15 Mar
From films to Music, the recent news release by BBC which described the growth of the Korean Wave as "Endless" cannot be any more accurate. While you may be new to the term "Korean Wave", like many others, you must have noticed the increase in visibility and accessibility of Korean Entertainment. That is a part…
13 Mar
After being crowned the best actor in a leading role at the Oscars, he (Brendan Fraser) is currently the happiest man on earth right now. You would disagree with me less. Battered and abused by the industry and blacklisted after being sexually assaulted, Brendan Fraser finally laid his hands on the biggest of them all.…
11 Mar
Every year, the world celebrates women - their achievements, gifts, and unique talents on International Women’s Day. Despite shifting cultures and more women taking on new roles, jobs, and challenges, it’s still essential to spotlight women...
7 Mar
Creed III, the latest release of the ‘Rocky’ spin-off franchise has exceeded box-office expectations and has garnered an impressive $58.7 million upon its official release in North America alone and $41.8 internationally, scoring a whopping $100.5 million in total for now. Setting a record while also surpassing two-time record breaker Marvel’s “Ant-Man and the Wasp:…