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Acha – Fonio is one of my favourite things ever. One way to enjoy it is by way of ‘Jollof’, that cooking, stewing, simmering in a rich, red tomato sauce. It is easy. Ingredients You'll need equal amounts of: Acha/ Fonio (clean) Stock/ water Tomato sauce (tomatoes, onions,...

Jollof Rice salad because #FitFam and because this combination is the best of both worlds - Jollof rice and 'Nigerian salad'. Did I also mention how great it is for leftovers - that time when you have Jollof...

Its common to hear about the best spots for Amala in Lagos – people usually place buka’s and restaurants such as White House and 100 Hours on their list! But how often do we really discuss the best spots for Jollof Rice in Africa’s most...

Traditionally, in Nigeria – long grain, parboiled rice has been the rice of choice for Jollof. Its virtues? It can stand up to the rich sauce without losing its character. In other parts of the world,  Thai Jasmine rice is popular – whole in Ghana...

As West African’s, we all love a steaming hot plate of Jollof Rice - well, most of us do! For centuries we have eaten Jollof Rice in different ways, competed with each other as to who makes the best Jollof Rice (the famous Nigeria vs....

Eaten on a Tuesday and Wednesday. And repeated again today, on a Sunday. And also a short discourse on how ideas are formed - one of the most intriguing things ever. How are synaptic connections made that generate so much possibility? I was on my way home a...

The things you learn when finally, you decide on going down a certain path. About that rice That yes, you know Ofada rice is fermented as part of its processing, as part of what makes it highly sought after but you do not think it stinks to the...

This is one of the few times I make Jollof rice without first cooking the rice. The first thing I do is call my mother who instructs me accordingly. Rice. Banga cream and no spices. If at all, a mere pinch. I begin by washing...