Food

Did You Know: The Real Fat Content of Nigerian Meals?

Food MasterCard Wellness Month June 11, 2019 2 Comments

High Calorie Alert: Nigerian Meals To Stay Away From #1 Hello ladies… How are you? Feeling healthy and fit already? I found a goldmine while surfing the net and I knew I couldn’t just keep this to myself. Now before you go ahead to start reading through, I’ve to warn you that this information is quite heartbreaking. I mean, the…

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How to Cook What?: Banga Soup (Ofe Akwu)

Food May 14, 2019 1 Comments

Banga Soup is well-known in the Southern part of Nigeria. It is a very delicious food and can be served with a variety of dishes such as rice, starch, boiled plantains, yam etc. It is very similar within tribes but the additional spices used for preparing banga Soup, makes it differ in taste and aroma.   Banga soup is known by several names; it is…

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African Walnuts: Fruit Of The Week

Food LIFESTYLE March 18, 2019 6 Comments

African walnut (Asala or Awusa in Yoruba; Ukpa in Igbo; and Okhue or Okwe in Edo) belongs to the botanical family Euphorbiaceae.  The African walnuts are characterized by a black thick wall that envelopes a white-cream seed. Its seed kernel is edible. When eaten raw they have a bitter flavour not unlike the kola nut and are considered to be tonic and aphrodisiac. We consume…

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