Akara (Beans Cake)

Akara or Beans cake is one of those Nigerian foods that everyone loves to eat. The Igbo, Hausa, and Yoruba enjoy this delicacy. However, with slight variation in recipes.

In Nigeria, akara is served as a snack when combined with bread. Otherwise, it is paired with either pap or custard and served as breakfast or dinner.

Here is what I made last night.
Akara (beans cake)

Rice and Beans

This Rice and Beans recipe is probably going to be easier than most other recipes you find online. When rice is paired with beans and made into Jollof, that’s food to millions of Nigerians.

There are many staple foods in Nigeria, rice and beans are just some of them.

While lots of Nigerians make either porridge bean or jollof rice as a meal, there is a way to combine both into a sumptuous meal as well.

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Nigerian food

Nigerian food lovers and Nigerians all over the world depend daily on these foods to survive. I will be making a list of the top 21 foods in Nigeria and their recipe (How to make them).

There are lots of foods in Nigeria. Some are quite popular while the rest are only known and eaten by sections of Nigeria’s 200 million population.

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Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup is paired with any of the swallows in Nigeria and served as either lunch or dinner. This recipe shows you how to cook a healthy soup with vegetables… the Nigerian way.

Vegetable Soup

I love this soup for many reasons:

For starters, it is made with vegetables, and those are synonymous with health.

In Nigeria, we combine different kinds of vegetables to make ...

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Nigerian dinner ideas

Nigerian dinner ideas include hundreds of Nigerian meals that could be served as night foods in Nigeria. I will be listing the top 12 Nigerian dishes for dinner.

There is really no basis for categorizing food as breakfast, lunch or dinner in Nigeria. This list is completely based on popular opinion as different people accept different meals for the night.

Nigerian dinner Ideas

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Groundnuts (Arachis hypogea L) is one of the most important food and oilseed crops cultivated and consumed in most parts of the world, Nigeria inclusive.


It is widely accepted as an excellent source of nutrition for both humans and animals due to its high protein content.

It is an important legume known for its multivarious uses including oil production, direct consumption, and ...

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Tiger Nut Milk

Tiger nut milk is one of the tastiest and most delicious drink that is made in Nigeria. For the best result, I combine with dates and serve chilled.

Tiger nut milk

Tiger nut milk Benefits

I will start by telling you about tiger nut milk benefits. I have learned that most of the nutrient required for our optimum health is naturally embedded in some ...

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Home Made bread

Bread can be made in more than one way. I have seen over 10 different bread recipes but most of them use the same basic ingredients. I did promise that we would be trying a couple of them in the next 30 days, so we would be starting with this simple bread.
Bread - home made

What I have listed below are ...

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What is Eba

What is this eba that everyone is talking about?

Sometimes, the most simple things are the most complex. If you are a Nigerian and someone asks you “what is eba” you would be like; what? are you kidding me?”.


Well, while you know the answer to that question, so many other persons from outside Nigeria are still trying to grasp the nitty-gritty of ...

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Nigerian Food Store

Wondering where to buy Nigerian food stuff and ingredients, if you are looking to order Nigerian food ingredients online, you are definitely at the right place.

Nigerian food stuff

And we are cheap in a scary way.

If you are looking to buy Nigerian food stuff or ingredients in the USA (United States of America), Spain, Australia and Uk, you are at ...

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Cat Fish Peppersoup

Catfish pepper soup is one of Nigerian’s most popular evening recipes. I have been putting this away for a very long time because of the complexity of the recipe. I was hoping to create a recipe that you could easily follow or replicate.

Catfish Peppersoup

Catfish pepper soup (point and kill) is the most popular fish pepper soup in Nigeria. We also have ...

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Good Foods and Love

This article shows how good foods improve relationships. We have been discussing the correlation between a good cook and good relationship. The argument is whether a wife/fiancé who is a good cook is likely to be loved better than a kitchen newbie.

Now, a kitchen newbie is not a bad cook but someone that is about to become a great cook. I don’t believe in absolution, if you don’t know it today, you can be good at it tomorrow; it all ...

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Nigerian Christmas

Nigerian Christmas brings lots of things to memory. Number one is deliciousness of foods (chicken, salad, rice) and the drinks that goes along with them.

If you are celebrating Christmas in Nigeria and wondering what to prepare for Christmas, here are some Christmas food ideas. I have already talked about this article on facebook and so many people are waiting eagerly for it.

Christmas is a always a memorable invent for the Christian folks in Nigeria as well as the rest ...

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Easy Nigerian Recipes

Easy Nigerian recipes are simple recipes that requires less ingredients and time to prepare, most people start from this page when they are new to making Nigerian foods.

If you are looking for quick and simple recipes to surprise your spouse you can start from this page. Most of the recipes here would take between forty to sixty minutes to prepare.

I get lots of questions daily about easy to make Nigerian foods and that is just what I want to address ...

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The Nigerian Kitchen

Thanks for being a great part of this initiative, due to my kind of background and societal setting, it was necessary for a woman to know so much about foods and domestic works in its entire scope.

I learned to make Nigerian foods at a very young age, I think I made my first soup at the age of eleven, I still remember vividly, it was a vegetable soup with cow liver. It was my parent’s duty to prepare food ...

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Nigerian Foods that Fights Heart Attack.

Heart attack or heart disease can actually be prevented, controlled or completely eliminated by proper dieting and exercise – Dr Chauncey W. Crandall

The bulk of what you will be reading here are opinions of Dr Chauncey W. Crandall, a distinguished Cardiologist that has over 40000 heart surgeries to his belt. He also is chief of the Cardiac Transplant Program at the world-renowned Palm Beach Cardiovascular Clinic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

While it is fun to talk about making delicious Nigerian ...

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