When it comes to matters of the kitchen, not all of us are as gifted as we would like to be, but thanks to the internet, we get to meet a ton of people who are. And most of them are more than excited to share their recipes, tips and all round wisdom on matters of the stomach.
So, here are our favorite Nigerian Food Blogs:
Dooney’s Kitchen is a Nigerian foodie’s dream. It’s a virtual meeting place created by Dooney, for food lovers to come share recipes, tips and a lot more.
Monday Afternoon battle of the Okro Soups. Pick a side. Contestant 2: Ofe Akwukwo. Ethnic Origin: Igbo, specifically Abia and Imo. Popularly eaten by the people of Olokoro, Isiala, Ehime Mbano, Ikeduru, Mbaise and Owerri. Also called Ofe Ugba and Otokono. #okroistakingover #ifyoudontlikeOkroyoucantsitwithus 😀 #ifyouwantabowlpleaseemailme #CNNAfrica
Fastest photograph ever taken. When you realise the person you just said to give you a little time is parked right below your balcony and can look up any second 😂😂. Edikang Ikong. The King Kong of Efik dishes. If you want a bowl or two, please send me an email: email@example.com. Someone's daddy isn't going to know what hit him 💃🏽💃🏽.
2. 9ja Foodie
9ja Foodie is run by Ronke Edoho, and her goal is to simplify popular Nigerian recipes and to create delicious new ones along the way.
When making your rounds for this #weekend, pickup a whole #chicken and set yourself up for some epic deliciousness 😋😋. This is one of my absolute favourite one pot dishes to prepare for my family, I am certain you will enjoy it as much as we do. Spicy chicken #hotpot #recipe is up on #9jafoodie .com. Direct link in profile. Make it a part of your weekend!!
Dobby’s Signature is a Nigerian culinary and lifestyle blog focused on showcasing various delicious Nigerian dishes.
Afrolems is an African food blog with a specialization in Nigerian Food. They aim to stylize African food so it can be internationalized, and they are curently doing a great job.
Ajikespecial is run by Lami Fearon; it’s all about home cooking and experimenting with new and exciting recipes.
Eat Drink Lagos is a food review blog, where creators Nosa and Folly go to different places around Lagos, eat their food, and write about it.
Lohi’s Creations is run by Lohi, and the aim of the blog is simple enough: to provide easily accessible Nigerian recipes while exploring the possibilities of Nigerian fusion food.
Pan seared tilapia fillet with my signature sauce. Added some mango salsa as well! "When you have a dress to fit into in four months so you are barely eating anything fancy"!!! Hehehe I'll be back!!! 💋💋 #wineianotmine #breadisnotmine #4monthstoDday #Areyouprayingforme? #nigerianfood #healthyfood p.s I just found this hashtag #orobonodeyreign!!! I love it!!! #bye
I love #roastpotatoes but do you know what I love even more? YAM! This is an awesome side dish to add to your #WestAfricanChristmas menu! #lohiscreations #foodie #africanfood #foodblogger #nigerianfood Recipe. • Yam approx 400g • Small green onion (onion) 20g • ¼ cup peanut oil • 3 tablespoons soy sauce • Pinch of salt to taste • Pinch of pepper to taste Directions: 1. Wash the yam and remove the skin, dip them into cool water for couple of minutes, you can also cut the yams into blocks 2. Add the yam into a pot to boil, when they become 30% soft take them out, put into a plate 3. Shred the small green onion (onion) into tiny pieces 4. Pour the peanut oil into a wok and heat it, when it becomes hot add the green onion (onion) and stir fry 5. When the onions are translucent add the yams and keep stir frying for 1 minute 6. Add the soy sauce, and salt and stir fry 7. When the yam starts to get brown, add a little water, till it covers half of the materials, turn the stove lower and cover the wok, braise for 7-8 minutes 8. When the water is almost gone turn off the stove, the dish is ready.
Kitchen Butterfly is run by Ozoz, and it follows her colourful, delicious, and passionate journey of food domination.
Whoop. It worked. I blow torched like a pro and it formed a beautiful chapeau. Hat. Of glasslike caramel. Not shatterproof. It cracked so beautifully. Woo hoo. So stoked. The anglaise needs some work though. I want a nice lemongrass flavor but we aren't there yet. Cc @saltlagos @EatDrinkLagos #vscocam #kitchenbutterfly #lemongrass #newnigeriankitchen #cremebrulee
Take Two of the croissantwaf'fly. Proper testing, unhurried on a Saturday morning. With strawberries, chocolate sauce and cream. And some Zobo lemonade. Still as amazing as day one. Hope your Saturday's shaping up… Peace & Love #kitchenbutterfly #instafood #croissantwaffly #waffleit #croissants #Saturdaymorning #croffle
Spicebaby is a community for food lovers filled with home cooks, chefs, nutrition experts and event professionals bringing easy to read, in depth food and recipe listings.
My Belle Don Full is a Nigerian food photography and video blog run by Affi. It documents a journey of discovery in Nigerian cuisine, with a ton of mouth watering recipes along the way.
Finally up on the blog, plantain cupcakes recipe. Another great way to use up those about-to-be-overripe plantains. I'm constantly looking for breakfast ideas to transform my regular breakfast options into something different. Glad this one worked out. Definitely going to do a repeat. #nigerianfood #mybelledonfull #mbdf #foodphotography #foodblogger #breakfast #brunch #nigeria #naija #cleaneating
Did we miss any? If your favorite food blog isn’t on this list, we probably just haven’t discovered it yet. Please, sound off in the comments section, and help us discover amazing new blogs.