Merry Christmas & A Happy 2012

Christmas wishes & Happy 2012

Dear friends, readers, strangers and loved ones. Thank you for the wonders that 2011 held for me – the loss of a friend, a country move, lots of food and still intense passion about cooking and learning and sharing.

I feel blessed to be me, surrounded by a world of amazing people – you. Every single one of you made and make a difference, every kind word soothed my aching soul, every shared remembrance filled me with joy. Thank you.

I haven’t been a diligent blog reader as in the past. I still love you.

In 2012, I have plans of starting of a monthly ‘Cook Naija tour’, where I introduce one recipe from my beloved country and we experiment with it. At the moment, the details are sketchy. I’m off on holiday to Ghana, the first time I’m visiting an African country apart from Nigeria. I am excited. However, I will not be taking my laptop and so will not be blogging…meaning my proposed Cook Naija thing may not happen till February.

Regardless, I hope to do more with my love and passion for food in 2012.

Here’s to lots of love, laughter, peace and joy to you and yours, I hope you continue to find fulfillment and comfort in knowing that there are ties that bind us all – they are as strong as family bonds and as full of promise as we desire.

With love X X X[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Merry Christmas & A Happy 2012 – – – [/wpurp-searchable-recipe]

11 Comments

  1. Happy 2012 to you, too, oz! I am not been diligent this year, at all… writing, or reading. Hope this year is better – as I have missed you – and so many others.
    XO
    Valerie

  2. Have an absolutely wonderful time, darling! Rest well and laugh much and eat heartily and return to us fully restored and inspired. XO Miss you!

  3. What a lovely post and I can say the same thing. So good to get to know you and will be back here to check on you often…sometimes our real life gets in the way. Have a wonderful time on your vacation and I will be looking forward to hearing all about it.
    All the best foryou and your family in new year to come!
    Cheers,
    Lyndsey

  4. Happy new year! A vacation in Ghana? Lucky you! I guess this new year starts really well for you 🙂 I can’t wait to hear about your trip. And I am looking forward to seeing your Nigerian recipes. I would love to make some Nigerian food at home. Have fun on your vacation and come back to share some pics!

  5. Wishing you and yours a wonderful new year. Its a joy to read your blog and discover new foods and ideas through your lens. I look forward to doing more in 2012 and especially learning more about your new (old) home.

  6. I just got here through a comment you left on Christine Kane’s blog about clutter and am so happy to have found this wonderful blog. I am looking forward to exploring it and trying out recipes and admiring beautiful foto’s.
    Have a great holiday and all the best for 2012.
    Groetjes, Frieda

  7. I hope you enjoy a safe, happy and delicious holiday break, and I look forward to learning more about your native cuisine when you return. Best wishes for 2012. Cheers – Steve

  8. Tnak you so much for so many delicious recipes and lovely ideas, but most of all thank you for sharing your work and time with us. All the bet to you and your family!

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