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June 26, 2020

To the dismay of my rapidly expanding waistline, I’m the biggest bread fan. I consume it almost daily, in all of its many glorious forms, from sliced to Agege. One of the most important things to ensure the optimal enjoyment of bread is carefully selecting the accompaniment to go with it. There are several options, […]

June 25, 2020

If you’ve ever been saved by the healing power of noodles, this post is for you. Here are some of the times it has come through: 1) During broke days. Especially when we were students. God safe us. 2) When you’re too lazy to cook. Indomie fills the gap when you’re too lazy to cook […]

June 23, 2020

If you’re a regular at Bukas, chances are that you’ve experienced one of these: 1) Getting extra fisi from your server. Real recognize real. Extra plantain or meat is a whole mood. 2) When someone helps pour water to wash your hands in an Amala joint. It’s known that the best Amala joints don’t have […]

June 19, 2020

There are two types of people in the world. People who enjoy eggs and people who clearly don’t recognise the finer things of life. Eggs can be consumed in so many different forms, that if you don’t like them in at least one form, you need to consider that the problem might not be eggs, […]

May 20, 2020

For the most part, Ghana and Nigeria share a peaceful relationship. Nigeria exports its banging afrobeats, Ghana washes it down with its infinitely easy on the ears highlife. We ping and pong between both locations for December rocks and chummily refer to each other as ‘chale’ and ‘oga’ from across the border. It’s all love […]

May 18, 2020

You might not be able to explain why eba tastes better when you eat it with your hands, but you know in your heart that it’s true. We’ve gathered 10 more unofficial facts like that one, and we know every Nigerian will agree with them. 1. Swallow tastes better when you eat it with your […]

May 17, 2020

I come in peace. I know we might not see eye to eye on food opinions, but this matter of Eko/Agidi is one we must agree with. And I have points as to why this thing called food should be banned. Come with me. 1. What exactly does it go with? Food has to go […]

May 15, 2020

There’s something to be said for people who rate corn flakes over garri. I didn’t know people did that ghetto behaviour until I got wind of it. It is true that corn flakes has a masters degree and maybe a PhD in the works, but have you ever stopped to consider the fact that garri […]

May 15, 2020

After waxing poetic about the versatility of yam last week, someone pointed out to me that plantain deserved the same bragging rights. Spoiler alert my favourite form of plantain is dodo so you already know what’s going to top this list but there are at least eight other ways to enjoy plantain.  Boiled Plantain  You […]

May 13, 2020

If there’s anything we should rack this virus over, it is seriously cramping our buka eating culture. No longer are we free to eat and sweat in close proximity with the next guy as his splash from battling his shaki gets on our shirt. No more are we spoilt for choice, looking at the show […]

May 8, 2020

Things dey happen for this life o. You won’t believe Indomie noodles that we know as that regular babe has changed her range. From ordinary noodles, people are making Indomie pizza, poundo-mie, and the Nigerian in me cannot believe it. See for yourself. 1. Indomielette. I saw this one on Dooney’s Kitchen. According to her, […]

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