Nigerian cuisines range from simple Nigerian foods to very complex recipes, click to watch the video above if you want to have a visual of some of the popular cuisines from Nigeria. the video is a combination of different Nigerian dishes.

You will learn so much about Nigerian foods here, from the very popular recipes to Nigerian simple desserts and even breakfast recipes.

My utmost desire is to teach you all you need to know about Nigerian dishes. Whether you are new to the whole “Nigerian food” thing or you just want to improve you menu, there is something for every body. videos are also included on most recipes pages in order to make the process a lot easier.

What you find below is a list of my favorite Nigerian cuisines, you can tell me about yours too.

Nigerian Cuisines
Nigerian cuisines are largely dependent on the kind foods, animals and plants that are available to different Nigerian regions. The country is the largest in African, with over one hundred and fifty million citizens as well as six hundred-plus ethnic groups.

These high number of ethnic groups and citizens are one of the major factor to consider when you talk about cuisines from Nigeria.

Nigerian cuisines includes a meal of cereals, legumes, dairy, vegetables, meat, pastas, noodles, and then lots of edible fruits.

The foods eaten in Nigeria vary as you move from the north to the southern part of Nigeria, The northerners are mostly into farming and cattle rearing , they depends largely on agriculture and livestock product, this is why Hausa cuisines are often composed of farm products, meats and different kinds of fruits.

You cannot say the same about people from the River-sides who are into fish farming, these people depend mostly on sea foods, that is where you find different Nigerian fish recipes

This is not also the case when you move down the eastern part of the country; the people of Eastern Nigeria are mostly hunters and cassava farmers, they depend mostly on agricultural products and Bush meat.

People from this part of the country, have been able to combine different farm products that are available to them and animals/fruits – that are often imported from the north – to make create different kind of recipes.

Most Nigerian foods you find on the internet likely originated from the east, south or the western part of Nigeria, very little have been said of Hausa Foods. (Hausa is one of the largest ethnic group in Nigeria; they are the major occupant of the northern region).

However, over the years, the people of Nigeria have (through trade and other means) exchanged foods and different products found in different regions to enable them create tasty cuisines, that is why we have thousands of different Nigerian cuisines.

If you have been to any Nigerian restaurant whether outside or inside Nigeria you will definitely have a hard time making a choice. The cuisines of Nigeria have greatly improved and increased over the year, here you will learn to make some of them.

What you find below is my first list of Nigerian delicious cuisines, you can click through to the pages with detailed guide on making them.

Here is one of my favorite Nigerian breakfast recipe, I fried eggs with bread and a cup of tea, I also like this with pap and of course a cup of milk, it is one of my favorite Nigerian Cuisine You can click on the image above to visit the main page or the link belowBreakfast Recipe
You can click the image or the link below to visit the main page on making African salad, This is one of my most favorite Nigerian desserts, learn about all the ingredients used in making this delicious dessert, a video guide is also included on the pageAfrican Salads
Here is my favorite spaghetti recipe, this is simple to make if you follow the written guide on the main page, click the image above to visit or the link below, You will learn how to make my favorite spaghetti recipe and also learn about all the ingredients I used.Spaghetti Recipe
Nigerian vegetable salad is on the top of my list of Nigerian healthy foods, I like this Nigerian appetizer because of its nutritional values. Learn how I make salad in Nigeria, the video guide is also included on the main page. You will also learn about the ingredients used.
vegetable Salad

There are a whole lots of other cuisines from Nigeria, the list is large because of the number of tribes in Nigeria.

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  1. Amy  July 29, 2013

    Your page has helped me a lot! Peace thank u very much. I’m now so enlightened on how 2 prepare some dishes/delicacies. Hv tried d fried rice, n’ u won’t believe it, it turned out “perfecto”! Infct…I’m glad i saw myslf here. Keep it up sis. Can’t wait 4 more recipes*winks* Bless uuuu

  2. Omma  July 30, 2013

    I want to improve my cooking skill to impress my husband.he likes variety of Nigerian Cuisines and I want to learn more so that I can give him what he wants, thanks

  3. Rashidah  August 14, 2013

    Thax so much for d recipes. I realy wanna kno how to do some vry attrative n tasty Nigerian cuisines. We are three families living in one compound and i want to b d best cuk. Cos we eat together  almost all d time.

  4. omoshalewa  September 5, 2013

    am very hapy 4 wht i learn dis page

  5. Mirriam  September 20, 2013

    I love ur products. and have learned a lot from them. thank u so much.

  6. Mira  October 18, 2013

    Am so enthusiastic about Nigerian food types Nd ur site is AMAZING!!thank u

  7. Adeniyi Oluwafunmilayo  November 14, 2013

    Am so excited for discovering your site. Is just wonderful to learn more about Nigerian food types & how to make them perfect. Am very happy for what have learned on this page. Looking forward to learning more from you.

  8. Fadee  January 14, 2014

    Wow datz really amazing keep it up. I love all your recipes and cuisines, you are doing a wonderful job and I just want to say a big thank you.

  9. Nancy Chidimma  February 5, 2014

    I most say I love this site. I have learnt a lot . You’re wonderful

  10. Lydia Julius Iyere  May 13, 2014

    God will enlarge ur coast, I love dis

  11. Ebere Adams  July 18, 2014

    I really love what you re doing. you ve really helped a lot of us who have been opportune to come across these site. Tnks a bunch. pls I ll still like to knw how to prepare Jamaican sauce.tnk u

  12. kezia  September 30, 2014

    I’m so excited about what I’m learning here…my brother and I can’t wait to try these recipies…thank you!

  13. nkechi  November 21, 2014

    How can I get your book? I live in port Harcourt

    • Chy Anegbu  November 24, 2014

      Pls call David on 08035051468 for assistance.

  14. charity  December 30, 2014

    You are such a wonderful person to put up this, God bless u!

  15. kolapo tope  January 22, 2015

    am happy to joint Nigerian food.How can i get your book i live in phone no is 09024365885

  16. mrs afiriki  February 16, 2015

    i do i get your book am in kenya.

    • Chy Anegbu  February 23, 2015

      Order it using the dark blue international button and we would deliver it to your door step, thanks.

  17. Elizabeth Odumefun  February 27, 2015

    am so excited to join this website, it has made me learn more about Nigeria Food, though I don’t live in Nigeria but I still love my Niaja food. Thank you very much for putting up this.

  18. Tyty  April 15, 2015

    I av practised all that I read from u and its really turned out nice,hope to learn more,thanks to my teacher.

  19. Tyty  April 15, 2015

    You av added value to my cooking,now I introduce new things in my home now,av learnt so much.Keep the good work goin.

  20. biokoro margaret  May 19, 2015

    i do appreciate your work and pray that God increases you on every side ,pls how do i get this book,i stay at abuja. Thanks dear

  21. esi  July 30, 2015

    am new here and I want to know how to grill chicken meat and fish

  22. esi  July 30, 2015

    how can I get ur book. am in Ghana

    • Chy Anegbu  July 31, 2015

      You can order the book following the dark blue button, delivery to ghana takes 2-3 weeks. thanks

  23. Helen  January 9, 2016

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  24. Mrs Lizzy Okpara  March 18, 2016

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  25. Micah Josephine  April 12, 2016

    Am so happy to discover this page

  26. datyem  April 15, 2016

    This site was helpful for me in deciding a dish to prepare for the family.Please how can I get your books in Jos?

  27. nwabugo  April 29, 2016

    Very yummy. Thanks

  28. Bankole olaitan  October 10, 2017

    Thanks nice method

  29. Temitayo olugbenga  July 7, 2018

    Pls how do I get d cooking book

    • Chy Anegbu  July 10, 2018

      Call 08035051468.

  30. Ugiagbe toyin  January 8, 2019

    I’m happy to join you, pls how can her get this book and improve in my cooking?

    • Chy Anegbu  January 12, 2019

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  31. Favour  January 9, 2019

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    • Chy Anegbu  January 12, 2019

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  32. Victoria  February 13, 2019

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    • Chy Anegbu  February 14, 2019

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  33. Ifeoma  March 25, 2020

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