Olive Garden’s Caeser Salad

(NIGERIA MOMENT). The Caesar salad contains romaine lettuce and croutons dressed with freshly grated parmesan cheese, lemon, olive oil, egg, red onions, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, tomato, and pepper.

Onugbu (Bitterleaf) Soup Is An Anambra Delicacy – Amara Vicks

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Umunne m na umunna m, the long awaited ‪#‎SOUP‬ is finally here. As Almighty WHO say red meat no good for us again, the soup had to be made with afò anų (shaki or tripe) and ųkwų efi (cow leg). Mrs Vicks had to be up around 5:00 AM to make this specialty, going between getting the little...

Yam Porridge With Ugu Vegetable – Ezinne Ogbureke

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "I walked into an African store to buy some of our Nigerian foodstuff and the mouth watering meat pies from Meks African store and who did I meet, the lovely Flora Inyang- Kadiri my Federal Government Girls College, Abuloma, sister. What a great reunion. As though that wasn't enough, moments later a man walked in with heaps of fresh...

With N125, I Started A Business That Led To Jevinik Restaurant – Jovita Inyang

(NIGERIA MOMENT). ThisDay Reports an interview with Jevinik: SOME PEOPLE ARE NOT USED TO CELEBRATING BIRTHDAYS OR ANY OTHER ANNIVERSARY. BUT AS MRS. JOVITA INYANG, FOUNDER OF JEVINIK RESTAURANT, CLOCKS 60 TODAY, SHE HAS EVERY CAUSE TO THANK GOD AS SHE WORSHIPS WITH HER FAMILY, STAFF AND FRIENDS IN ABUJA TOMORROW. IN THIS CHAT, SHE TOLD  ROLAND OGBONNAYA OF THISDAY...

Igbo Vegetable Soup Cooked With Ugu (Fluted Pumpkin Leaf)

(NIGERIA MOMENT). "Just finished cooking soup. Who cares to eat?" - Nnenna Kalu Igbo vegetable soup is a traditional Nigerian soup made with assorted meats, seafood and vegetable, in this case called Ugu fluted pumpkin.Ugu is the name for the fluted pumpkin leaf, which is grown in Nigeria and other tropical African countries. The ugu leaf is also called ikong ubong...

Snail Meat Hard To Come By – Chijioke Ngobili

(NIGERIA MOMENT). There is enough meat anytime out there--goat, cow, pig, even antelope. But you, Oh God, has, in your Wisdom, made Snail Meat hard to come buy. We see snails daily but can't have enough of them as there aren't many people who are ready to go through the tedious process of hunting enough of them and breaking them and...

Rebel With a Cause: Why Nigerian Chef Tunde Wey Is Cooking His Way Through America – Vogue

VOGUE - The tagline on Tunde Wey’s website reads, “Nigeria. Independent since 1960. Making dope food since forever.” Easily put, that’s what this refreshingly casual young chef is all about—love of country, family, and cooking. He’s the real independent, making no apologies for starting out just a few years ago, for being self-trained, for not caring about foodie fads...

Native Cuisine: Oha Soup

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Ofe Oha or Ora (as some Igbo people call it) is one of the most delicious soups that is popularly made and eaten by the Igbo people all over the world. It is made with the leaves of a tree called oha leaves. Ora soup is often prepared with cocoa-yam, egusi or  achi as the thickener. In villages the...

Nigerian granted divorce over wife’s ‘late meals’ – AFP

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Lagos (AFP) - A Nigerian court granted a 57-year-old man a divorce after hearing that his wife often brought his meals to him too late in the evening, local media reported on Thursday. A court in Lagos heard that Olufade Adekoya was at the end of his tether after Olusola, his spouse of 25 years, refused to serve him...

Garnished Spinach Sauce With Orishirishi Stew

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Mamaput Special Garnished spinach with red and green bell peppers, onions, served with orishirishi stew, plantain, and white rice ---- Source Credit: Mamaput African Cuisine 435 Murphy RoadStafford, TX 77477Tel: 8325381436Email: mamaput2015@gmail.com

Straight From Home Kitchen – Cow Leg

(Nigeria Moment). Cowleg - Seasoned with corned beef sauce: olive/vegetable oil, tomato paste, diced onions, crushed red pepper, & other spices such as - maggi, chicken bouillon (like Knorr), curry, thyme, garlic powder, McCormick steak seasoning (all natural, no MSG). ---- Photo and Recipe Credit: Chinyere U. Okorie https://www.facebook.com/chichindkorie

Abacha: As Served by Phina Chinenye Ezigbo

(NIGERIA MOMENT). As a very traditional Igbo man I have seen and eaten abacha prepared in various ways. I enjoy this delicacy that originates from the Eastern Nigeria in general but made popular by Ndigbo of the Nsukka/Enugu and Awka/Anambra extration. I have eaten abacha as prepared by commercial food vendors in Onitsha and Awka, and as prepared by my mother...

Straight From Home Kitchen: Lamb Chops and Italian Mild Sausage

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Lamb chops & Italian mild sausage Lamb chops mildly seasoned with salt, crushed red pepper/cayenne pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, McCormick steak seasoning. All natural Italian mild sausage (cut into little balls, drizzled with olive oil/vegetable oil /corn oil, & sautéed in a pan until color is light brown). ---- Photo and Recipe Credit: Chinyere U. Okorie https://www.facebook.com/chichindkorie

Straight From Home Kitchen: Broiled Fish

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Broiled fish McCormick lemon herb seasoning (which consists of basil, oregano, lemon), McCormick steak seasoning (which consists of onion, crushed pepper & garlic), & McCormick Asian seasoning (which consists of garlic, ginger, chili pepper, orange peel, onions & other spices). They are all natural spices. I drizzled some corn oil on it (you can also use olive oil/vegetable...

Home Made Nigerian Food: Igbo Egusi Soup From Old Bende

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Real home made Nigerian food from Old Bende. Egusi soup with ugu (vegetable), dried fish, smoked fish, stock fish, periwinkle, achi, goat meat, and other condiments such as palm oil, onions, salt, pepper, and local seasonings. It is best for lunch and/or dinner. Served with pounded yam or garri prepared with hot water. Semolina and farina may also go...

Nigerian Immigrant Turned Brooklyn Restaurateur Tells His Story – VOA

(NIGERIA MOMENT). VOA - Lookman Mashood immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in 1996, working in a restaurant as a dishwasher, cook and manager for several years. About five years ago, he and his girlfriend opened a restaurant in Brooklyn featuring Nigerian food. It’s called Buka, a Hausa word meaning a simple roadside joint, with good food and no pretensions....

Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast: Part 2 – Amara Vicks

 (Nigeria Moment), Canada - Rushing out in the in the morning without something to eat, that is going without breakfast can set you up for overeating sometime during the rest of the day. On the other hand, a healthy morning meal, would give you energy, satisfy your appetite, and set the stage for smart decisions all day long. A great breakfast that...

Bon Appetit: Buffet Dinner at the Igbere Banquet

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Los Angeles - Food is part of the culture of every society. How it is served is something else. Buffet dinner at Igbere Convention (www.ipaiinc.org). Buffet is a meal consisting of food, refreshments, etc., laid out on tables or buffets from which guests or customers serve themselves.  A dinner is the main meal of the day, eaten in the evening...

Breakfast: Most Important Meal of the Day?

(Nigeria Moment). Los Angeles - "The most important meal of the day is breakfast", according to nutritional experts, citing studies that find that people who skip breakfast are disproportionately likely to have problems with concentration, metabolism, and weight. Generally described as the first meal taken after rising from a night's sleep, most often eaten in the early morning before undertaking the...

Kola nut in Igboland

(IPAI) Los Angeles - One of the most important things in the Igbo land is kola nut. The nut is a large seed kernel is highly valued in Igbere community as it is part and parcel of every occasion. These seeds must be opened by a man and with a knife. The symbolic cultural process involves three main steps: (a) The...

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