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…

OFE UGBA (Shredded Oil Bean Soup) Ofe Ugba, native to Imo and Abia states of Nigeria is simply Okra Soup cooked with shredded oil beans. You can call it Ofe Ukpaka or Shredded Oil Bean Soup. INGRIDIENTS For 4 servings, you will need: 20 okra fingers 1 cup of ugba (milk cup is ok) 2…

Hawaiian Tortellini Salad SERVES 8  |  ACTIVE TIME 15 Min  |  TOTAL TIME 15 Minutes Salad 1 (19 ounce) bag frozen cheese tortellini pasta 2 orange bell peppers, cut into bite size pieces 1 English cucumber, cut into quarters and sliced ½ medium red onion, thinly sliced 16 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved 12 ounces (about…

Nigerian Kulikuli Recipe Kuli Kuli is a popular hausa food which is made from peanuts. This food is enjoyed within Nigeria and beyond, kuli kuli is often eaten alone or can be consumed with a mixture of garri and water. Chop4naija presents few procedures on how to make Nigeria’s most popular snack (kulikuli). Sit back…