These Chicken Marsala Meatballs are a fun twist in the classic dish! Great served over butternut squash or egg noodles. I recently went to my local Italian specialty store and saw these behind the glass case, and new I had to make them! Tommy’s not a fan of mushrooms so I wasn’t sure what he…

Recipe: Unripe Plantain Porridge   Guess what we made at the Chop4Naija Kitchen the other day….yummy oil-free unripe plantain porridge! It’s a shame how under-appreciated  unripe/black plantains are, they make yummy meals too! You probably have a bunch lying somewhere in the kitchen waiting to ripen, wait no more…this recipe is for you. These  plantains…

The Chop4Naija Kitchen does not just house Foodies, we are also true lovers of seasonal movies. The past month or two had us glued to our TV screen every Monday morning watching Game of Thrones and Power from the weekend. Because we can’t seem to watch anything without munching something, we started off with microwave…

How To Prepare Guinness Beef Stew We got tired of regular Nigerian tomato stew at the Chop4naija kitchen the other day and decided to take our taste buds on a mini-tour to Ireland….The Irish Guinness Stew! It is a Mini tour as traditionally, the Irish would make this with lamb but we had to make…

Who doesn’t love Plantain? We at the Chop4Naija Kitchen are especially in love with Dodo (Fried Ripe Plantains).   The internet has been buzzing about Tostones (Latin American delicacy: twice fried unripe plantains) so we made our own version the Dodo way (ripe plantains). It is super easy to make and adds some crunch to…

Quaker Oats as Alternative to Cocoyam in Nigerian Soups As a continuation of the flours that make the best alternative to cocoyam in Nigerian soups, I bring to you the results of testing Quaker Oats as alternative to cocoyam when preparing Nigerian soups (Bitterleaf Soup and Ora Soup) that require the use of cocoyam as…

How to cook Gbegiri Soup: A Yoruba Delicacy Gbegiri soup is a Yoruba (Western Nigerian) soup prepared with beans. On its own, it looks like baby food but it comes alive when you add Ewedu Soup and meat from your Beef & Chicken Stew. Gbegiri Soup (the yellow one in the image) takes a bit…

How to cook Abak Atama Soup Abak Atama Soup is a delicious soup popular amongst the Ibibios of Akwa Ibom State in Southern Nigeria. Its name is derived from the two dominant ingredients: Palm Fruit Concentrate (Abak) and Atama Leaves. The base palm fruit concentrate used in preparing Abak Atama makes it similar to the…