GT Food Talk: Matse Shares Her Mixed Seafood Fried Rice Recipe

Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of the most popular and favourite rice recipes in Nigeria.  And many people enjoy eating fried rice especially when it contains various interesting ingredients that makes it look attractive and yummy! In making Fried Rice, never ignore the use of meat stock… good meat stock makes a huge difference. INGREDIENTS 4 cups rice. 1 pack mixed seafood.( it consisted of Shrimps, Calamari, Fish flesh. 2 cups meat stock. 1- 2 teaspoon @matsecooksseasoningsFried rice spice. 1 teaspoon @matsecooksseasoningsEverything Spice. 1 tablespoon garlic powder. 1 teaspoon white pepper. 1 teaspoon black…

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Top Five Tasty Nigerian Soups For Tourists

Nigerian soups

Soups are very important in Nigeria as they are usually served alongside swallows like Eba, Amala, Fufu, and Semo. In Nigeria, we have an uncountable number of delicious soups. In fact, as a tourist, you are spoilt for choices. As such, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares top 5 tasty Nigerian soups for tourists. Edikang Ikong Edikang Ikong soup is native to the people from Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. It is prepared with a lot of pumpkin leaves, water leaves and assorted meat as well as beef. It is quite…

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4 Nigerian Foods With Foreign Origins

Nigerian Foods

Nigerian cuisines consists of delicious and mouthwatering dishes from the many ethnic groups in Nigeria. Nigerian cuisines typically involve the use of spices and herbs with palm oil or groundnut oil to make varieties of deliciously flavoured foods, often spiced with chilli peppers. However, there are some of our mouth-watering Nigerian foods that actually have foreign origins. Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency, shares 4 Nigerian foods with foreign origins. Jollof Rice All Nigerians are probably very familiar with the ‘Jollof wars’ by now and though which country’s Jollof rice is…

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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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GT Food Talk: Groundnut Soup (Ofe Isawhe)

Groundnut soup

 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

Frying oil

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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