Thursday, June 15, 2006

African Food Blog

I have a wistful longing for Naija food today and this longing has planted an idea in my ever wondering brain.

I would like to set up a blog dedicated to recipes for Nigerian dishes. It would be for all and sundry to post recipes, share cooking techniques and tips or simply to ask questions on how different dishes are prepared, and, for those of us living outside the country, where we can purchase various Nigerian ingredients from.

Or perhaps we can make it an African food blog as opposed to making it a Nigerian only thing…. Hmm, I like the sound of this idea even better.

Let me know what you think and I’ll get the ball rolling.


Blogger Onada said...

Mona at was also interested in doing this. i have some recepies to share so YES i am interested. Mona where are you?

2:55 pm  
Blogger Cherub said...

I'm interested too. My favorite, which i've been told that i make very well, is "ewa alagbado" (beans with corn). I'd luv to share my secret recipe.

11:21 pm  
Blogger nigeria, what's new said...

Learnt this in SouthLondon which
I clasify as a part of Nigeria
Lagos bake
6 eggs
200gm of Tined Sardines
2 Firm tomatos
Chopped half onion
olive oil
Mix the eggs with
your thin sliced and pieces
of sardines
Low flame
Heat up the oil
in a standard frying pan
Add the sliced onions
Pour the egg mix
The mix should firm up taking the shape of the pan
Turn it around and allow it to cook for 2 mins
Toast or Bagguette is best

11:16 am  
Blogger Pilgrimage to Self said...

@Nigeria whats new: Thanks! I'll make sure I post it as soon as the blog is up and running.

@ Onoda and bijouxox: Hope you're gathering all those yummy recipes together. I can't wait

12:37 pm  
Blogger Melissa CookingDiva said...

Yes please do!!! I will help you spread the world about the new blog :-)
Have a beautiful Sunday!

1:20 pm  
Blogger Pilgrimage to Self said...

@melissa: Thank you so much! Beautiful sunday to you too.

7:07 pm  
Blogger Remi said...

This is a very interesting idea. I'm looking forward to knowing how to cook African dishes finally...

7:24 pm  
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