CAPTURING OUR CULTURAL, TRADITIONAL & CULINARY HERITAGE. INTRODUCING IYA FOOD DIARIES: KATI KATI
Aug18

CAPTURING OUR CULTURAL, TRADITIONAL & CULINARY HERITAGE. INTRODUCING IYA FOOD DIARIES: KATI KATI

Hello people…It’s Friday? What are you cooking this weekend…Kati Kati anyone?  You can get one the finest culinary  experiences at the foot of the Mountain in Buea at  IYA. Did I say Chef Janvier at IYA is just one of the best Chefs ever?  If you are from the North West Region, then you know that this is one of the stable and “contri chop” in most of the tribes in the region! Fufu...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: PLANTAIN PUFF PUFF BY CHEF KEWAN
Aug03

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: PLANTAIN PUFF PUFF BY CHEF KEWAN

Hello people…Today’s Recipe of the week is Plantain Puff Puff! Plantain Puff Puff by Chef Kewan has been trending on Facebook.  Here are the prep details… Ingredients 2 Overripe Plantains 3/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon(optional) 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour vegetable oil for deep frying INSTRUCTION Combine...

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RECIPE OF THE WEEK: EGGY PLANTAIN PIE – PLANTAINS & EGGS REDEFINED
Jul24

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: EGGY PLANTAIN PIE – PLANTAINS & EGGS REDEFINED

I have a confession to make friends.  I have a love affair going on. Can somebori just scatter holy water on me? Or maybe a bucket of anointing oil is what it will take to break the chains holding me captive to this love affair.  I couldn’t resist that yellow skin, that soft pulp and the sweetness that always results when my tongue bites into it’s bright yellow or golden brown pulpy goodness.  I know I...

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CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY
Dec25

CHRISTMAS MENU: TRADITIONAL & HEALTHY

Oh the joy of the Christmas season: younger cousins and siblings running around the compound,  maternal aunts roasting fish and turkey, mum loosing her mind over the Christmas menu, dad and the boys counting empty sweet drinks and beer bottles, to make sure there was going to be enough ‘buzz’ for the 30+ family members who came 3 days before Christmas day year afteryear to celebrate with us.   Christmas week was...

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5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB
Nov15

5 AFRICAN SUPERFOODS & RECIPES TO KICK DIABETES TO THE CURB

  So you have been diagnosed with diabetes and you’re thinking that’s the end of delicious African food? No more ‘achombo’ (stewed beans), no more ‘khati khati’ (palm-oil chicken chops), no more koki (aka. moimoi), no more Ndolé, no more plantains? Noooo don’t panick! It is well, ‘diarisGod’!  Africa has some of the healthiest foods on the planet. Not only are our foods...

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Ndolé – A DELICIOUS DISEASE FIGHTING DISH!
Oct10

Ndolé – A DELICIOUS DISEASE FIGHTING DISH!

  Whenever I think of Ndolé, I cannot help but remember the dark green and extremely bitter drink my mum made each time someone had fever in the house! I remember, how she grabbed her knife and a small market bag and rushed down the farm about a few steps from our home to harvest a handful of these leaves I so dreaded. Next thing you hear is the sound of water boiling,  some pounding and before you had a...

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HOW THE NIGERIAN CAKE ART COLLABORATION CELEBRATED #NIGERIAAT56
Oct03

HOW THE NIGERIAN CAKE ART COLLABORATION CELEBRATED #NIGERIAAT56

Hello people…New week new post. Hope you started your week on a good note. Nigeria celebrated it’s Independence Day on October 1st 2016..I am currently in Lagos so I was in my #NigeriaAt56 mood! One of the highlights of the day was pictures of cakes by the Nigerian Cake Art Collaborating showcasing Nigeria in different ways.  I love sharing inspiring stories…Buzz words: Collaboration, Art, Excellence…....

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IS AFRICAN FOOD HEALTHY?
Sep15

IS AFRICAN FOOD HEALTHY?

Is African food healthy? That’s the question a dietician asked me when I told her I eat African food 90% of the time. In 2010, I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes – a condition which affects overweight pregnant women.  When I consulted with a dietician to follow a diet that would help keep my blood sugar within the healthy range, I realized that nutritional information and sound knowledge on the...

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RUTH NKWETI ON STUDIO 53 EXTRA
Apr24

RUTH NKWETI ON STUDIO 53 EXTRA

Hello people. Check out Ruth Nkweti [who stars in the recently premiered movie in London WOMAN] on Studio 53 Extra with Eku Edewor   Enjoy It was great the see the Reunification Monument in Buea as back drop at the start of the video.. The idea of the segment is great which I guess is to showcase food & culture but featuring a typical Camer dish would have made more sense.My Opinion! What do you think?? Keep reppin’ 237...

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COOKING WITH TERESE – SIGNATURE “CWT CHICKEN”
Apr14

COOKING WITH TERESE – SIGNATURE “CWT CHICKEN”

Hello people..Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring!! Chef Tee of Cooking with Terese shares her signature CWT Chicken in a new episode. Subscribe to her Youtube channel here to keep up with Chef Tee. Looking forward to more delicious treats  on  Cooking With Terese Y.M....

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