Nigerian Okra Soup

Nigerian Okra Soup

Back then in school, okra soup was a life saver. This quick fix meal always came to the rescue after several hours of tiring boring lectures. Oops! Can’t believe I said that loud. LOL. What makes me love the soup so much is that it goes with most swallows. Furthermore,Read More…

How To Make Spaghetti Bolognese

How To Make Spaghetti Bolognese

Whenever I get tired of our local dishes and simply want to have a feel of the continental, I go for Spaghetti Bolognese. The Bolognese sauce has its origin from Bologna, Italy and it is meat-based. If you are like me and love to be adventurous in the kitchen, thenRead More…

Afang Soup

Afang Soup

Today, we take a trip to the South-South region of Nigeria to relish the great taste of Afang soup. Afang, though native to the Efiks of Nigeria has become a delight for many. The leaves used in making Afang soup include wild spinach (Okazi) and water leaves. Okazi leaves are hotRead More…

How To Make The Perfect Akara

How To Make The Perfect Akara

Mama Bomboy owns the popular Akara stand on my street. She makes this fluffy, yummy, melt in your mouth bean cakes that keep you going back for more. I’ve eaten her Akara for years but that’s about to end because I’m moving house. The good thing however is she sharedRead More…

The term “Christmas Chicken” is almost as popular as the event itself and while there are a thousand methods to creating the chicken magic that gets you going back to this as a staple, there are alternatives to chicken; healthier alternatives that could bring just as much (or almost) satisfaction.Read More…

Cocktails You Can Mix At Home this Christmas

Cocktails You Can Mix At Home this Christmas

There are four things that make sense to do during the Christmas season: Flirt with food recipes at home with music on loud. Track down new places to unwind and relieve stress. Kiss that special person on a date at the movie theater. Dance like nobody’s watching… in front ofRead More…

Wine Options and How to Pair Them With Food

Wine Options and How to Pair Them With Food

Every wine expert or enthusiast and lover of food knows how important wine and food pairing is. When deciding which wine to pair with a meal, the personal taste and inspiration of the moment certainly matter, though, there are numerous objective factors that come into play as well. If youRead More…

Buttered Rice, Tomato Curry and Honey Glazed Chicken

Buttered Rice, Tomato Curry and Honey Glazed Chicken

One of the pleasures of Isa’s Kitchen is finding new ways to reconstruct default dishes and introducing new elements that would tease each taste bud into appreciating an old dish in a new way. Such was the joy of creating Buttered rice, Tomato Curry and Honey Glazed Chicken. This mealRead More…