Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays: Here are today’s food finds about bagels and lox: The word Bagel is often thought to have derived from the ‘buckle‘ shape it has, but actually it is from a Yiddish word ‘beygl‘ meaning ring or hole. Bagels are one of the few breads that are boiled…
Picture by Enjoy.ng Where: The Village Grille Ikoyi, Lagos Best eaten on it’s own with BBQ sauce to dip into and lots of serviette close by. Careful not to bite your fingers or tongue eating these awesome wings
This is a very simple way to up the intake of fruits. Fresh fruits are great for smoothies but sometimes not always available when you need it most. This is where frozen fruits are handy as most times there is a pack or two hanging around. Whip this up any time of the week and […]
Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays: Here are today’s five food finds about tater tots: ? Tater Tots literally mean “baby potatoes”; tatter for potato & tots “meaning little one.” Americans consume over 70 million pounds or Tots per year. Tater Tots were first invented in 1953 at the Ore-Ida Labs Tater is…
Ingredients 350g spaghetti 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced 2 green or yellow chillies 1 tsp red wine vinegar 300g raw king prawns Half a small bunch of fresh parsley, chopped Method Cook the pasta according to pack instructions. Drain with a colander then return to the pan. […]
Doing more of what you love and being passionate about it, whether in business or in your personal life. Always do what you feel is right! Always do what makes you happy even though it may initially give you some displeasure. Always smile!
What an amazing Christmas spent in such a beautiful city, making new friends, eating off course and exploring. Carols on the square reminded of my younger days spent singing christmas carols and just enjoying the christmas cheer.
A morning spent making battered Zucchini flowers. Absolutely yummy! The trick is to remove any moisture from the flowers with a kitchen towel and then gently stuffing each one with a ricotta cheese filling and then coating in batter.
17 days to a new adventure, exploring a new culture, tucking into delicious food and enjoy beautiful scenery. Travel destinations for 2019 Malta, Naples again as the first time simply wasn’t enough, Cote d’Ivoire, Singapore, Jordan, Indonesia, São Tomé & Príncipe
Meatballs of any kind are extremely popular in my household. Our top three favourites: Meatball pasta, Meatball pizza and a super creamy casserole meatball with parsley and Parmesan. Absolutely delicious
With gratitude in my heart and a big smile. It’s such a delight when clients and foodies express their appreciation for new menu additions and are curious to try what we offer especially when they get the opportunity to see us photographing our new additions. It’s magical! Menu Tartiflette Pizza, Bacon Wrapped potatoes, Seafood rice, […]
A sunny Saturday afternoon spent experiencing, tasting and talking about the vast array of food from Africa and just how similar our food is around the world. The menu featured chapati/flatbread,ndole, Tanzanian seafood curry, jollof rice, rice and beans, vegetarian/vegan curry, red pepper stew semolina, kelewele bitter leaf soup, boiled plantains and moyo sauce with […]
If you haven’t tried breakfast for dinner, then you must. It’s utterly delicious, unusual and just that much more enjoyable. I will be featuring all my favourite breakfast recipes influenced by the cuisine that always steals my heart, French.
Because breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s what breaks the fast of the night. Experience the part of the day I cherish the most, bring your family, friends and have a delightful Saturday breakfast with me.
December 1st, my born day and a day spent performing, dancing live on stage with a host of talented artists and chefs at a brilliant event hosted by Food bay tv. Post event and birthday celebration, I indulged in one of my favourite treats, bread and butter pudding, ice cream and let’s not forget a […]
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Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. William Arthur Ward There have been moments where I have experienced a deep gratitude for everything – the super high moments to the low points. Expressing gratitude for the simplest moments is the most uplifting feeling for the soul. […]
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius Some of the most successful entrepreneurs can attest to this. If we never fall, or go through tough times, we won’t be have the opportunity to learn from those tough times and rise. We all fall at some point […]
I love a great breakfast. Even though I think chefs have a difficult relationship with it. I like breakfast to be functional on weekdays and more grand at weekends. Bowl of cereal, fruit salad, hot chocolate on the go (I never skimp on the cream). That gets me going even though sometimes breakfast is more […]
Poaching fish is a very simple technique to ensure a full flavoured and wholesome fish. For the fish 1 medium sized croaker, cleaned and gutted, cut into pieces Fish stock or bouillon cube 1, bay leaf 1 clove of garlic, minced Teaspoon, dried thyme Slice of lemon Black peppercorns For the tomato caper base 1 […]
Last month, Atim of Afrolems joined me in the kitchen for the ‘1 Night in’ series at Due by Chef Dish. This time, not only did we talk about food but we got to cook one of Atim’s favourite and go to recipes Poulet Director General. The making of Poulet DG Follow @theviewlifestyle. Next […]
Oat apple crumble is my all time go to comfort dessert. It ticks all the right boxes; warm, sweet and tangy. For this recipe, I use 200g green apples, a little zest of a yellow lemon with about a teaspoon of its juice and 50g sugar to soften and caramelise the apples ever so lightly. The […]
It was a hot Sunday afternoon; we had just left the church. Surprisingly, the weeklong almost-daily rain and the dreaded Lagos traffic decided to take a break. So it was a really short ride and in less than an hour I was at the great outdoors for the Chef Dish Food Fest. When you love […]
If you missed the Chef Dish food festival, do recap with us on instagram @chefdishfoodfest. The fun and the eating sure isn’t over, the burger contest is still on. Think you got a cool name, share it with us and you and 5 friends could win a burger feast courtesy of Chef Dish at one of […]
What does Jollof rice mean to you? A good plate of Jollof rice sends me down memory lane to the road trips through Benin with my family. We always had to stop for a plate of smoked Jollof rice with all the extras. Plantain off course. For this recipe, I used Jamie Oliver’s version and […]
Originally posted on Foodimentary – National Food Holidays: Five Food Facts about Oreos In 1912, Nabisco had a new idea for a cookie – two chocolate disks with a creme filling in between. ? The first Oreo cookie looked very similar to the Oreo cookie of today, with only a slight difference in the design…