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FOOD AND SPICES; How To Make Home Made Boli And Health Benefits
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FOOD AND SPICES; How To Make Home Made Boli And Health Benefits

Boli (roasted plantain) is one of Nigeria's favourite 'roadside' snacks, here is how you can make it in the comfort of your kitchen. Homemade boli is quite easy to make.You will need:- Plantain- A microwave ovenYes. That’s all you need really, it’s that simple.The kind of plantain you use will depend on how you like your boli; whether you prefer the very ripe and soft plantain for boli, the unripe and hard type or the one that’s just ripe, neither too soft or hard.1. First you rinse the plantain and then peel off the skin.2. Next you place the plantain on a plate and put in your microwave oven. Set the heat to medium or hot.3. Turn the sides of the plantain from time to time, so it can cook properly and evenly.4. Leave to cook for 10-15 minutes, depending on the quantity of plantain ...
Chicken Pie
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Chicken Pie

Ingredients For the Chicken Pie dough1kg (2.2 lbs) undeniable flour (All Purpose Flour)300g (zero.7 lbs) margarine2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt1 glass of complete milk or water For the Chicken Pie filling 2 teaspoons Nigerian curry powder1 teaspoon plain flourSome waterSalt (to taste)Chicken Pie: Ornamental Ingredient1 egg 350g (1.1 lbs) minced fowl2 small Irish potatoes (spuds)1 small piece of carrot1 white onion1 cooking spoon vegetable oil2 Knorr cubes1 teaspoon thyme
Don’t Reject Egusi Soup If You Haven’t Seen This Yet
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Don’t Reject Egusi Soup If You Haven’t Seen This Yet

Don't Reject Egusi Soup If you haven't Seen This YetBefore now, I used to shy away from eating Egusi Soup due to some reasons best know to me. People feel certain way towards certain kinds of food for some obvious reason, sometimes, the reason is only best known to them. You may have your reasons or Know someone as such. The most important thing is that this will clear your thinking, perceptions and all what not that you think or been thinking about this very soup. Let's find out ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2QJCNuic6E
Make pounded yam with a blender with these easy steps
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Make pounded yam with a blender with these easy steps

Say goodbye to mortar and pestles pounded yam lovers. Make pounded yam with a blender with these easy steps. [themarketfoodshop] Pounded Yam is a staple dish and the most loved Nigerian fufu meals. Preparing this dish can be so stressful too because to pound the yam the traditional way with mortar and pestle takes a lot of energy and sweat. But your blender can save you. A food processor and stand mixer can do the magic too. Ingredients Yam Water Preparation of pounded yam 1. Boil your yam till the yams are well done. Make sure you cut them into small pieces. 2. Put the pieces of yam into your blender, blend for 2 seconds and add a few more. You can keep checking it and once it is smooth, stop the blender. Note: If you leave it running for too long t...
Here are foods to avoid during lent
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Here are foods to avoid during lent

Lent is here and these are some of the foods you should stay away from if you’re observing the fast. Here are foods to avoid during lent (fasting) [Business Insider USA] Lent is a period before Easter where Christians are committed to fasting and staying away from some activities and foods. If you’re observing fasting, there are some foods you should stay away from according to nutritionists. Several nutritionists have proposed that people observing this lent should avoid these foods. Here are some of the foods you should stay away from. 1. Alcohol alcoholic drinks are a great source of calories [Pulse Nigeria] Just because the lent is sacred time, you need to stay away from alcohol. Also, alcoholic drinks are a great source of calories that you don’t need durin...
This local delicacy, Wara, is not cheese
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This local delicacy, Wara, is not cheese

Wara is made by boiling milk with some added coagulant to curdle the milk protein. Wara: This local delicacy is not cheese [9jafoodie] The results? Coagulated milk protein and whey (the liquid remaining after milk has been curdled and strained). This milk protein is then skimmed off from the whey and sold as wara. Further processing such as boiling and frying, can be applied to firm up the wara before it is cooked in stews and soups. As sometimes portrayed, wara is not cheese. It is milk curds achieved by adding a coagulant to fresh milk whereas Cheese is achieved through a process of ageing pressed milk curd. You can call it a local Tofu. Besides, Wara is not a product of fermentation. It is made by boiling milk with some added coagulant to curdle the milk protein. In...
Get to know the top delicacies of these 5 Nigerian towns
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Get to know the top delicacies of these 5 Nigerian towns

In Ikirun in Osun State, Eko & Efo-Riro is a loved dish! People from different areas loved certain foods & recipes. For when you visit, see a list of what to try in these towns Get to know the top delicacies of these 5 Nigerian towns (Metro UK) These towns/villages have claimed certain foods and recipes as theirs. Most times, it dates back to history with founding founders of the area introducing the food, in some cases it's because the particular food is very accessible to the area (some cases the produce is in abundance in the area) and in some cases people from the area have come to love the particular food and growing up in the locality, the food became a part of living hence attributed to them and so on. Ilorin & Wara. [eskimi] 1. Ilorin & Wara I...
The 20 Best Vegan Cookie Recipes That Will Make You Forget All About Butter
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The 20 Best Vegan Cookie Recipes That Will Make You Forget All About Butter

BusinessInsider USA Images Lemon Sugar Cookies Meet the perfect blend of tart, refreshing citrus and just-enough natural sweetness. Use a flax egg to make em vegan. GET THE RECIPE Per serving: 165 calories, 9.1 g fat, 8 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 5.2 g sugar, 81mg sodium, 2.9 g protein Once Upon a Pumpkin BusinessInsider USA Images Almond Flour Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies Paleo vegans, get a load of these almond flour-based bites. Theyve got a hearty texture and plenty of healthy fats. GET THE RECIPE Per serving: 106 calories, 6 g fat (1 g sat), 11 g carbs, 1 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 118mg sodium, 2 g protein 40 Aprons BusinessInsider USA Images Healthy No-Bake Cookies Dont want to turn on the oven? Whip up these simple cookies, which are made with peanut butter, cocoa pow...
See How To Make Nigerian Garden Egg Sauce
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See How To Make Nigerian Garden Egg Sauce

How To Make Nigerian Garden Egg Sauce. Garden egg, which is also known as eggplant in different parts of the world, is not only a versatile, but also a highly nutritious vegetable. Nigerian garden egg sauce is one of the favorite sauces in Nigerian households and tastes great with all kinds of side dishes. Here is how to make Nigerian garden egg sauce!