KOREAN BBQ CHICKEN WINGS WITH SPICY SUYA RUB

How have I never made chicken on this blog?? Let’s fix that real quick… For today’s post, I decided to play around with Korean BBQ wings. Now I’ve never attempted any Asian recipes… Continue reading

Street Feast, London

Yesterday my friends and I headed over to Street Feast in East London for a round of oohs and ahhs at this year’s selection of quirky street food vendors. Everything from Mini-Naan sliders… Continue reading

Shaki and Agege Bread Toasties

Let’s talk about tripe. Again.   So recently I learnt that there’s a whole world of people out there who refuse to eat tripe (or “shaki” as we call it in Nigeria). I… Continue reading

Lemon and Thyme Bread

Let me start off with this caveat: I am no baker. The sentence, “I feel like baking a loaf of bread today,” has never escaped my mouth. Yeah, sure, I’ve whipped up several… Continue reading

Taste Talks: All-Star Chef BBQ

These days I’m all about going to food events. I find them to be an integral part of the whole “foodie” experience. You get a chance to explore what’s buzzing on the food… Continue reading

Plantain Croquettes

The very first time I tried croquettes was many moons ago during a Spanish study abroad program back in my college days. Gloria, my “Señora” at the time (a name we gave to… Continue reading

Roasted Corn with Brown Butter Herb Sauce

Of all the street foods you’ll find in Nigeria, roasted corn is definitely one of my favorites. Charred over a blazing hot fire, each kernel reaches just the right ratio of, let’s say,… Continue reading

Food Market Fun: Smorgasburg Edition

If you didn’t know, Smorgasburg is one of the hottest food markets in Brooklyn. Hosting over 100 vendors every weekend in April through November, this mini food mecca is open free to the… Continue reading

Savory French Toast with Sautéed Veggies, Bacon and Sunny Side Up Eggs

When I was a kid, French toast (or Eggy Bread) was usually a savory breakfast item made simply by dipping slices of bread in beaten eggs and frying them. I’d typically eat this with sausages,… Continue reading

Matzo Ball Pepper Soup with Tripe (Shaki)

As the temperature continues to drop and with flu season upon us, nothing pleases me more than the thought of bundling up under a warm duvet with a sappy chick flick (leggo Notebook!)… Continue reading