How to make delicious ghanaian kelewele at home

Kelewele is a ghanaian meal that is made from plantain, ginger, onions and peppers. It’s a very easy to make meal, fast cooking and mouthwatering to eat. Introduction Coming from a ghanaian dad, I always hear my dad talk about some delicious meals he was used to while growing up. When he talks, you see … Read more

How to select the right equipment for your kitchen

Selecting the right Kitchen equipment

Do you want to buy some new Kitchen equipment but you can’t seem to decide which to get? This post describes factors to consider when selecting Kitchen equipment and I am sure it would help you make the right choice. Don’t forget to leave a comment if you enjoy this post. Introduction Last week Thursday, … Read more

How to make vanilla flavored sponge cake


Introduction: Sponge cakes are delicious deserts that are served after meals. Basically sponge cake is a cake without butter. It’s however an oil-based cake. The oil can be said to replace the butter. Let’s tell a bit of a story before we proceed to making sponge cakes. Story I have always been hearing about sponge … Read more

How to make delicious fish rolls at home?

Fish roll dough

If you love buying and eating fish rolls then it’s good to know how to make delicious fish rolls at home. With easy steps like these you have all you need to make yours. There was this very delicious fish rolls I used to enjoy eating in school. However the woman stopped coming to school … Read more

How to make Pink brain cookies

Pink brain cookies

There’s a very funny story behind this recipe I am about to share. You may be wondering why this recipe is called pink brain cookies . Okay let me get to the story. If you are in a hurry please use the table of content to scroll down to the recipe, thank you. Inspiration for … Read more

How to make homemade Chin chin?

Homemade Chin chin

I love everything homemade because you make them right at home and you save cost. I would be teaching you how to make homemade Chin chin. I am sure you would enjoy reading and trying it out. Ingredients needed for home made chin chin 1000grams of flour 150grams of butter 200grams of sugar 250mls of … Read more

What’s the difference between soup and stew?

I am sure at one time or another you must have asked what’s the difference between soup and stew? Soups and stews are quite similar and it can be confusing. I mean they are liquid right? Some of them even have the same ingredients. So what’s the difference between soup and stew? The consistency: Soups … Read more

Oranges|fruit Series

Dear readers, it’s been very long since I posted anything on the fruit Series 😪. I have been procrastinating a lot but today I have decided to let go of all that and write. What are oranges? Well oranges are fruits. They have peels and an edible part that can be eaten. Do you love … Read more

Wanke stew


Wanke is a ghanian delicacy made with guinea corn leaves, rice and beans. To enjoy this perfect delicacy, wanke stew or shitto stew can be used. Though this delicacy has it’s specific recipe, you can still enjoy it with whatever stew you have at home. Ingredients Tomatoes Scotch bonnet pepper/ata rodo Onions Ginger and garlic … Read more

Reasons why you need a recipe book?

Rya’s kitchen specializes in making your cooking experience and skills better. One of the ways we can achieve this is by giving you cooking tips, recipes and pointing you in the right direction. Sometimes we also advertise kitchen wares for konga and we get a small commission from it. So the next time you need … Read more

Amateurs cooking steps

Dear readers, Have u ever loved eating a food or something and u feel like trying to recreate or make it? or maybe u are like me just an amateur, who loves trying out different experiments and seeing how it turns out, well u are in luck because i am here to give you a … Read more

How to make puff puff.

#special request: Do you have a post you would really want me to publish? Well what are you waiting for? Ask and it shall be added to the list and it would get published. All you have to do is email me, Send me a message on WhatsApp using my contact details or leave … Read more

Frying fish the amateur’s way


Have you ever been scared of hot oil splashing on you while frying fish? Have you ever tried frying fish and it keeps scattering? Then you are in the right place and don’t need to worry. I have got the perfect trick for you Ingredients; The fish, flour, oil and a pinch of salt Equipment; … Read more

How to make Zobo drink

Awesome zobo drink

Zobo is a local drink gotten from the hibiscus leaves. It can be made with the use of few ingredients that can be gotten in your locality. Zobo drink has so many uses among which I shall be listing briefly. I shall also talk about how to make zobo drink using few easy steps. USES … Read more



what is wanke ? Wanke is a ghanian rice and beans. Ingredients needed for wanke Leaf of guinea corn. In my tribe its called kporo kporo baba leaf my mum says it’s the leaf that’s gotten from ogi baba plant. Anyway it’s pink/ wine in color. You can get this at a local market in … Read more

Crayfish stew

Learning how to make crayfish stew is very easy with this recipe. I have tried to make it as easy as possible and I am sure you would get a very good result. Crayfish stew is best served with rice and beans. Ingredients Crayfish Tomato paste Onions Magii Pepper Jollof seasoning/ curry Steps Heat your … Read more

How to make ofada stew

Learning how to make ofada stew is very easy especially if you already know How to cook ofada rice .Ofada stew is a local Nigerian stew made with offals majorly. Ingredients required The ingredients required includes: Offals: Offals are edible internal organs of animal that are well seasoned and enjoyed in pepper soup or ofada … Read more

How to cook ofada rice

Ofada rice is native rice made mostly in Ogun state. It was named after a town called ofada in Ogun state, Nigeria. It’s unpolished rice and as such as a great potential to be dirty. It is a delicious meal and it’s one of my favorite meals especially when served with a special stew: ofada … Read more

Moimoi recipe

Steamed moimoi

Moimoi is made from grinded beans, beans flour or blended beans. It can be enjoyed with pap or bread or both. Itcan be made using moimoi leaves, moimoi cups,nylons. This recipe is focused on making moimoi with cup Ingredients you need includes; Beans 4milk tins/ 2 cups One large Onions 6 Red bell pepper/tatashe 4 … Read more

Fruit Series#03


Hello, thank you for following my fruit Series. This week’s fruit is cucumber. If you are just reading this is the first episode you are reading, do well to check the other two episodes; Fruits series#1 and Fruit series#2 This post shall be in sections with the major sections being: Health benefits of fruits, foods … Read more

Yam balls

Who doesn’t like yam balls especially if it has just a tiny bit of peppery effect in your mouth. The good part is it’s very easy to make with very little ingredients you can get at home. Ingredients Yam ( Boiled) Dried ground pepper/ ata gigun for the yorubas Jollof seasoning ( you need just … Read more

Watermelon juice


All you need to make an amazing watermelon juice is right here in this post. Follow me on this amazing adventure as we learn how to make watermelon juice. Firstly, what is the difference between juice and smoothie. Smoothie has the shaft/ fiber/residue in it but juice doesn’t contain the above mentioned stuff. When making … Read more



Ikokore is a yam porridgde made from water yam. It is common to the ijebu tribe in Nigeria. I remember my dad used to sing “if you marry ijebu woman you just give her ikokore, if you marry ekiti woman you must give her pounded yam”. Anyway it was just a song that I remembered… … Read more

Fruit series#2

Bananas If you are just reading the fruit series for the first time, you may want to check the first episode in the Fruits series#1. Okay let’s talk about bananas. This post shall be in three parts: Bananas Health benefits of eating bananas Foods made using bananas One banana recipe Do you love bananas? Bananas … Read more

Prawn crackers

Prawn crackers are edibles that are easy to snack on. They are also very easy to fry. I have very loving memories of my mum frying this delicacy for I and my siblings and how we used to enjoy it. So the day I went shopping and spotted it at a supermarket, I had to … Read more

Yam pottage recipe

Yam pottage is commonly known as Asaro. It’s a food common to the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria and it’s most often referred to as yam porridge by some people.

Several ways can be employed in making yam porridge.

However , I would be teaching you just one method which is how I make my yam pottage/ porridge.

Yam Pottage Ingredients

  • Yam
  • Groundnut oil
  • Crayfish/smoked fish/ sardine
  • Rodo/scotch bonnet pepper
  • Onions
  • Magii and salt


  1. Pour some water in a pot
  2. Peel your tuber of yam and slice few pieces of yam
  3. Make sure the yam slices are in small cubes
  4. Then rinse in clean water twice and place a pot on the stove/ burner.
  5. Add your rinsed slices of yam and water
  6. Afterward, slice a few pieces of onions into it but please Don’t add salt
  7. Add more water if required then Boil for 15minute and check if it’s soft.
    • if it’s hard and not edible boil for few more minutes until it is.
  8. Sieve most of the water and pound the yam slices
  9. Add one sachet of tomato paste, two cubes of magii and a pinch of salt
  10. Slice the scotch bonnet pepper and add it
  11. Enrich the food by adding some smoked fish/ crayfish/sardine/ Titus fish
  12. Put In one kitchen spoon of groundnut oil
  13. Add half cup of water
  14. stir and boil for five minute
  15. serve hot with a glass of cold water

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Doughnut recipe


I love doughnuts because they taste extremely delicious. Three types of doughnuts can be made: Plain doughnut: plenty of sugar is added when making this doughnut and They are eaten plainly Sugary doughnuts; These doughnuts are made with little sugar but after frying, a large quantity of sugar is then sprinkled on it. Jam doughnuts: … Read more