This post began life as: Kunnu Panna cotta with Guava Jam and Sesame Crunch, before I gave up the gelatine/setting agent in the Panna Cotta and before an epic fail with my guava jam caused its transformation to what it is now – Kunnu Aya Pudding with Strawberries & Sesame Crunch. Guavas are some of the most […]
This is how to see anew Find friends from out of town. And out of country Take a ‘road trip’ with them See their eyes widen at the beauty in your country Their country Their adopted homeland Hear them ooh and aah about the gorgeous blue pattern on her dress The neckline. The sleeves. The […]
She was beautiful. Silver-haired, petite and with the finest English accent to boot. We sat next to each other on two silver benches, side by side, watching other beautiful people and the world inside the George bush airport, Houston go by.
For when you can’t eat. Two pains I cannot fathom or explain – heartbreak and toothache. Are they really necessary for life, growth, healing? I wonder. I had an impacted wisdom tooth extracted last Monday. It’s not something I’d like to repeat. Or wish on my worst enemy. Now I understand what my friend Joy […]
Travel by Plate is a series exploring food, culture and travel, from Nigeria to South America and beyond. Please welcome my friend, the wonderful Adetoun of Finding Uhuru who wrote this post. A few weeks ago, I cried out on Twitter, desperately seeking someone, anyone who’d been to Saminaka in my yaji-craze, someone who had experienced the piping hot […]