Tag: Corn recipes

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Nigeria Corn Pancakes with Ube

This is what you make when you have left over corn mix from making Sapala – you shallow-fry small pancakes because you’re too lazy to deep-fry. It is better for your health so you proceed. You serve it with steamed ube filled with Chili Beer sauce. Yes, I made boats of the ube by splitting them in half, […]

Techniques

How to Wrap Food in Corn Husks

In 5 easy steps. You’ll need whole husks to hold the mixture/ and strips to secure both ends of your parcel. I’ve used them here for a steamed corn pudding…but…you can make tamales, and anything else your heart desires.   Step 1 – Lay down a husk or two (if they are thin) Step 2 – Put […]

Techniques

How to Use & Preserve Corn Husks

Because when nature gives you a vessel, you use it. Corn husks are a great way to serve and wrap food. In Mexico, they are commonly dried and then rehydrated to wrap tamales – steamed pudding of corn and other ingredients. I like to use them in a variety of ways – there’s fresh and […]

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Agbado ati Agbon – Corn with Coconut

It’s three weeks into the start of corn season, at least in the south/west of Nigeria. Corn stands are popping up all around, decorated with the brown hard shells and white flesh of coconut. I see Asala, African Black walnut too, hawked on red-rimmed enamel trays but still no Ube, purple butter pear. Last year I explored […]

Nigerian Cuisine

Home air quality guides

Do Air Purifiers like the winix wac9500 Work? Before we discuss if you should get an air purifier for your home, it’s best if we first tackle the question about if air purifiers really work or not. This is mainly due to poor ventilation, chemicals contained in household cleaners, mold spores, bacteria and allergens that […]