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{July 3, 2017}   Coconut Jollof Rice

Wovenblends

Jollof rice is a dish popular to many West African countries, and you certainly can’t fault this dish when cooked right. Traditional jollof rice is always a hit, but do you know there are so many other tasty variations? One example is Coconut Jollof.

I love the combination of ingredients that come together to give this particular dish its aroma and taste. The good thing is my recipe does not make use of a lot of tomatoes. Therefore, even with the inflated price of tomatoes in Nigeria, Nigerians can still make this.

The recipe for my Coconut Jollof rice is as follows.

Jollof Recipe – feeds 2-3 people

1 cup jasmine rice

1 coconut (you’ll need the water) – optional

1/2 cup Coconut milk

2 tomatoes

1 medium Onion (prefarably red)

1/2 onion sliced

1 red bell pepper

One rodo/scotch bonnet (depending on how spicy it is/ you like your…

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{July 3, 2017}   Butterfly Peri Peri Chicken

Can’t wait to try this

Wovenblends

If you’ve been to England, I assume you know what Nandos is and you definitely know how addictive this semi-fast food chain is. In the three years that I went to school there, Nandos saved my life during my lonely train rides from Euston Station to Shrewsbury and Birmingham. Leaving England, Nandos was one of the things I missed most – seeing as only two states have it here in America. The day I found the Nandos peri peri sauce here in the stores was one of the most exciting days of my life.

We finished the bottle within the blink of an eye, but instead of stocking up, I decided to make my own and I am so glad I did.

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Peri peri sauce is actually super easy to make and the thing about making these stuff at home is that you have control over the ingredients you use…

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