Spinach bean cakes

When I made akara for the first time, I was like, wow, isn’t it just genius? What you can make from simple beans, salt and onions! Continue reading

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Plantain & sweet potato porridge with kale and spinach (ENG)

I hope you are not going to be too offended if I say I am not a biggest fan of yam. I love pounded yam, but boiled yam is kind of too dry to my liking. That is why I prefer to use potatoes if I want to make porridge.

And because I like sweet potatoes and they look very much like yam (I mean, on the surface), of course the idea of using sweet potato for porridge came in my mind.  Try my recipe if you can buy sweet potatoes in place you live and tell me what you think about it. Continue reading

Egusi soup – fried method (ENG)

In one of my previous posts (kindly use translator to read it as I don’t have it in English yet) I have shown you how to cook egusi soup using caking method. Today we are going to make this soup with frying method.
Although caking method is much healthier I think fried version is little bit tastier and prettier 🙂 However it’s up to you what method you do prefer.
In this recipe I am using already washed dried bitter leaf which I have got from Nigeria from my beloved sister in law. If you like you can use spinach or ugu leaf instead.

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Egusi soup – smažená verze (CZE)

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V jednom z předchozích receptů (zde) jsem vám ukázala metodu kdy se egusi vaří a palmový olej se přidává až na konci.
Dnes si ukážeme jak udělat egusi soup smaženou metodou. Je na vás co preferujete. První je jednoznačně zdravější, na druhou stranu druhá je dle mého nepatrně chutnější a vypadá asi lépe.
V receptu jsem použila sušený bitter leaf který je již opraný a zbavený hořkosti. Pokud chcete, můžete místo něj použít ugu leaves nebo špenát.

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