Chicken stock and it’s uses

In my last post, I talked about, the secrets behind making an amazing boiled chicken. Today we shall be learning uses of chicken stock. I am sure you are as curious as a fish. Firstly, what’s stock? Stock is the liquid generated when meat, bones, poultry, fish, or vegetables are boiled in water with spices … Read more

The secret behind boiling an amazing chicken

If you have ever asked yourself how to make amazing chickens like those made by caterers them this post is meant for you as I would be sharing with you some secret to making amazing boiled chicken. Introduction The art of making chicken that stands out from everyone’s own is something that has been passed … Read more

Noodles soup recipe

I have always been fascinated by the act of making ramen and though I still haven’t figured out how to make one, I have achieved a noodles soup that’s satisfactory and gives me great joy when eating it. Noodles soup is something that’s a bit different from the normal noodles that everyone makes because of … Read more

Simple sardine Sandwich recipe

I had a lecturer in school who was always advising us to have breakfast as often as possible but we always complained that we didn’t have enough time to cook and he would reply…. make some sandwiches… here’s a sandwich recipe that everyone can use to have an awesome breakfast. You can check out Rya’s … Read more

Quick jollof rice recipe

you may want to make a pot of celebratory jollof rice or Fried rice or Fried spaghetti

Ingredients:

  • jollof season(optional)
  • 3 cups of rice
  • 2satchet of tomato paste
  • blended pepper(blend tomatoes, scotch bonnet pepper)
  • onions
  • chicken stock(optional)
  • rice
  • curry
  • thyme
  • 2cubes of magii
  • salt.
Fried rice and jollof rice recipe
Fried rice and jollof rice

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Steps

  1. Wash the rice twice
  2. Perboil the rice to remove starch for 7minute
  3. Drain the water and rinse the rice
  4. Place a dry pot on the fire and add two kitchen spoons of oil
  5. Fry few slices of onions
  6. Fry your tomato paste, add blended pepper if you have any, add chicken stock
  7. Add a teaspoon of curry, two cubes of magii( please note if you aren’t using chicken stock add three cubes) , sprinkle thyme, add jollof season if you have any ( add half of a satchet)
  8. Add a cup of water and boil
  9. Pour in your perboiled rice
  10. Add more water if needed, don’t add so much at a time to prevent it from becoming soggy
  11. Taste if it’s edible and soft
  12. Leave water to dry up
  13. Add more salt if needed

Note; the quantity of rice determines the quantity of salt or magii to be added

Jollof rice is ready for consumption.

Serve with Chicken or boiled egg

Drinks can also be served with it or cold water.

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What to do when your beans get burnt?

I have a neighbour whose house is very close to mine. They have lots of boys in their home and as such the boys are fond of cooking beans. The downside is that the beans often ends up burnt…I guess because it takes a long period of time to cook, maybe they forget it sometimes. … Read more

Ewa Agoyin stew

This stew is a local stew common among the Nigerians especially the Yoruba tribe. This stew is commonly enjoyed best with the beans commonly called Ewa Agoyin. It is also well loved by boys in my opinion. It Though the Ewa Agoyin beans is easy to make as shown in this post….The stew however is … Read more

Ewa Agoyin

Everyone knows how to make beans but not everyone would be able to get that perfect Ewa Agoyin. Ewa Agoyin is common to the Yoruba tribe in Lagos. The way the beans looks is always heavenly and if you are lucky to eat it with some plantain or bread then it would become your favorite meal. The best stew for this meal is Ewa Agoyin stew

Ewa Agoyin with plantain and stew

Ingredients

  • Beans( specifically oloyin beans)
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Onions

Equipments:


Pressure pot; This pot is very good for cooking beans at a very fast rate. You should try to have one of you really love cooking.
Pot; if you don’t have a pressure pot no worries your meal would still turn out great in a normal pot too.
Spoon
Turning stick


Procedure

  • Pick your beans; I don’t like picking beans because it’s time consuming but if you want to achieve great result, I would ask you to do so.
    • It’s not nice eating and enjoying this meal and eating stones, that’s why you have to pick the beans. At least if you are using Nigerian beans please do so.
  • Rinse your beans at least twice; This is because some farmers are known to use herbicides on their farm and although the beans has undergone the necessary processing, it may or may not have chemicals on them.
    • When rinsing instead of pouring the water away, you should use your hands to pack the beans out of the water carefully this is because stones and sand if present in the beans would settle down at the bottom.
  • Pour the dirty water away and place clean water in a pot.
  • Pour the beans in it and add more water such that the water is above the beans.
  • Cut some slices of onions into the beans, this makes the beans soften quickly.
  • Boil for a very long time ( if you are using pressure pot 20minute should be enough) for normal pot, just check until the beans is soft and edible.
  • Get your turning stick at this point and mash the beans to get some paste out of them.
  • Stir continuously
  • Add salt as desired
  • Your beans is ready to be served

To make the best stew for this beans click Ewa Agoyin stew

Refurbishing dishes #episode1

Correcting burnt soup One Saturday morning, I went to the market and bought everything I needed to make an amazing pot of chicken soup. I gathered all my ingredients then proceeded back home. I began cooking this delicious soup and everywhere was smelling nice and awesome…… I could already imagine myself eating it with white … Read more

Ginger drink

Dear readers, There are lots of health benefits from taking ginger drink such as It aids digestion process It as anti-inflammatory effect and can therefore relieve pain It can serve as a cure of acne ( just place some of the drink on the acne) It controls high blood pressure Ingredients; Ginger Water Sugar Equipments … Read more

Cabbage soup recipe

Dear readers,Cabbage soup is something that can be tried out when you get tired of eating a particular stew everytime. This soup is very delicious, inexpensive and easy to prepare. This recipe makes a pot of stew that can serve a family of three to four. Ingredients Cabbage (half of it is enough) A bulb … Read more

Fried spaghetti

Dear readers,Spaghetti can be made and eaten in different ways.You can eat; spaghetti and meatballs, white spaghetti and sauce, jollof spaghetti, spaghetti Bolognese, don’t worry in due time you shall be a master at making awesome dishes. Ingredients The ingredients you use would depend on the money available and resources at your disposal Onions( for … Read more

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