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Saturday, September 24, 2022

Jamie Oliver, the rice murderer: after Jollof rice comes the paella disaster

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“Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.” This is a quote from Wasiu Ayinde Marshal and seems very relevant to Jamie Oliver right now. When he was running amok with the travesty...

Nigerian Cake Art Collaboration: a sweet celebration of skill, talent and flair

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I always thought there wasn't a cake I could not eat. Except fruit cake, naturally. Fruit cake are not natural and have something of the underworld about them but then again, everyone knows this....

4 reasons why Nigerian Jollof Rice is amazeballs #WorldJollofRiceDay

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Today is World Jollof Rice Day. A day that many Nigerians believe should actually be called Nigerian Rice day because let's be honest, does jollof rice really exist anywhere else? Just in case the...

6 reasons Nigerians think Suya is bae

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Suya (or spicy meat kebab if you want to be all oyinbo about it) is a much loved delicacy in Nigeria. The long thin cut of beef, marinated in delicious spices and grilled over red-hot...

Run, walk, crawl! Shoreditch shop offers The Crone – doughnut stuffed with ice cream!!!

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Listen. I pay my taxes. I help old ladies across the street. I answer whenever my mum shouts my name(okay, fine! Maybe the second time sha). I don't ask for too much when I...

Happy Eid Mubarak to all my neighbours! Where’s the food ooo??

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With the way these our houses in this my plot are squeezed together like teeth, you can imagine how I'm having a difficult time calming down my excited palate because I can smell delicious...

The dietary question that has held Nigerian relationships together: “Have you eaten?”

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It's been your vintage Monday; long, hard, and being nagged to near-insanity by your tormentor-in-chief (aka your superior at the office). Unfortunately, you cannot recreate that scene in the movies where the disgruntled employee...

Tomato haff cost! 10 Nigerian dishes that don’t require the red gold

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Tomato haff cost. I've been saying it since. Charles Uzor, one of our writers, said one caterer used her destiny, her birthright and three of her relatives to collect one basket of tomatoes. Okay,...

Bakers keep us sweet with Africa Day Cake Art Collaboration

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On Africa Day, Wednesday 25th May 2016, social media platforms Facebook and Twitter were taken over by the Africa Day Cake Art Collaboration to celebrate Africa Day with the world in a very African...

8 Of London’s Most Badass Burgers

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If there is one thing that Nigerians like, it's meat. There are Nigerian vegans and vegetarians, sure, but you will have to trek many a mile to find one. Goat meat o, chicken o,...