GT Food Talk: Mouth-watering Ofe Erurushin (Scent Leave Soup)

  It’s Easter weekend, so, what dish or dishes will you be preparing for your family to make it a special and memorable one? Rice dishes like fried, jollof, white or any other kind of special rice dish is a good idea but since Easter comes once in a year, why not make it special by preparing this special tasty ofe erurushin better known as scent leaf soup. The whole family will sure enjoy this special and delicious soup. Ingredients Scent Leaves Yellow scent pepper Meat Egusi (Melon Seeds a…

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7 Solid Truths About Eating Cow Skin (Ponmo)

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Ponmo is cow skin which has been processed for consumers to cook and eat like beef. Over the years cow skin popularly called ponmo has become an important delicacy that is eaten by everyone. When you order a plate of eba and egusi soup, you buy ponmo and meat. So, you begin to wonder how and when ponmo found its way to the plate of Nigerians. Anyways, for you love cow skin or ponmo so much, jumia travel, the leading online travel agency shares solid truths about ponmo. The over-consumption of ponmo is affecting…

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GT Food Talk: Groundnut Soup (Ofe Isawhe)

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 Happy Weekend Foodaholics! So I was craving Groundnut soup this week after Facebook popped up a photo memory from a Groundnut soup recipe i prepared a few years ago. I got high moral from the YES’s i got on FB when I asked if we should make it this week. Groundnut also known as Peanut is quite affordable in Nigeria, it is also packed with lots of health benefits which includes Folate an essential mineral that promotes fertility. Groundnut fights depression, so whenever you experience those mood swings, you can pop…

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9 Interesting Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Rice

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You probably haven’t thought much of certain details about rice, right? After all, all that matter is that it’s a delicious cooking staple that’s readily available, relatively cheap and able to be eaten alongside a variety of dishes. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares 9 interesting things you probably didn’t know about rice, you never know when the information might just come in handy. Rice Can Last For Years – Unless it’s Brown Uncooked white rice can stay fresh and edible for anywhere between 10 and 30 years (if…

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GT Food Talk: 7 Healthy Ways To Fry Foods

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There has been much talk about fried foods generally being unhealthy, but we all know as Nigerians we really can’t but fry our foods from time to time. Thankfully, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency shares 7 ways to help make your fried foods healthier to eat. The goal here is to minimize oil absorption. Choose Heart-Healthy Oil With A High Smoke Point The sub-heading says it all. Heart-healthy oil with low cholesterol is what you should use when frying your foods. Also, different oils have different stabilities, also called…

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GT Food Talk: 4 Reasons Why Garri Is Bae

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Garri is a popular West-African food processed from cassava tubers. It is considered a ‘life-saving’ food by many and is versatile enough to be prepared into a variety of meals. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 varieties of sumptuous dishes garri can be made into. Garri Cake Howbeit fairly unpopular, this is a sumptuous and easy to prepare dish with lots of milky deliciousness to enjoy. The cake is made by combining dry Garri with little water, then incorporating butter and sugar to the mix to form a…

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GT Food Talk: 4 Delicious Soups To Relish While In Edo

Edo, the heart of Nigeria, is not only home to a number of national tourist attractions within its locales, but it’s also home to some of the best and most delicious local soups. It’s safe to say that the Edo people are known for their soups. Aside the state’s rich history and dazzling festivals, its widely recognized indigenous soups should be relished when visiting its locales. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 delicious soups the Edo people are known for.   Black Soup (Omoebe)   This is a…

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GT Food Talk: How To Make Plantain Pancake

Now, this is not the time food should be wasting. Nigeria is not positioned for any form of wastage right now because the cost of food stuffs has gone really high. In the light of this anger, there lay some plantains that just got over-ripe in my kitchen. Plantains have this bad habit of getting all ripe at once instead of going bit by bit. And when they all decide to turn yellow, how many person one fry, boil, bake or grill at once? So today I thought up something……

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5 Yam Dishes To Savour This Season

Yam is widely known to and appreciated by Nigerians because of how they can be used to prepare a variety of delicious quick-to-prepare meals. Jumia Travel shares five (5) delicious Nigerian yam dishes that’ll leave you reeling from its sumptuous taste. Yam Porridge  The Western Nigeria version of this meal is Asaro. The main difference between the normal yam porridge and Asaro is the blended peppers, palm oil and occasional ‘Ata Dindin’ added to the Asaro. Normal yam porridge can be cooked with vegetable oil as an alternative to palm oil…

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6 Delicious Reasons Why Plantain Is A Culinary Breakthrough

With an appealing physical outlook and delicious taste, plantain has over the years stood out as a diverse food to savor with every taste. This food has become the culinary rescue of many Nigerians for a long time. Jumia Travel shares 6 of the diverse ways plantain can be cooked into enviable mouth-watering Nigerian dishes.     Plantain Porridge It’s a rich, delicious and very easy meal to prepare. It is prepared with unripe or ripe plantain, but you can combine both ripe and unripe plantain to achieve a faint sugary…

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