Hot! Hot! Hot! Chilli Peppers

Nigeria is known for its love of spicy food and chilli peppers play a key role in many of the country’s dishes. Here are some of the most common types of chilli peppers found in Nigeria: Ata Rodo: Also known as Rodo, Ose Nsukka or Scotch Bonnet: This small, fiery pepper is a staple in […]

A Guide to Healthy and Nutritious Nigerian Meals

  The first word that comes to mind when considering Nigerian food or Nigerian cuisine is ‘spicy’. But spicy is also healthy. The main ingredient in Chilli peppers is capsaicin which is responsible for the hot taste of peppers. Capsaicin contains many antioxidants. The hot taste of peppers suppresses appetite and can assist weight loss. […]

Banga Jollof! (Ofe Akwu)

Banga has been touted as one of the 10 best soups in the world. (CNN Travel Report) But have you every heard of the banga jollof where banga is eaten with rice rather than the traditional start of fufu. Banga Jollof is very similar to naïve jollof rice where palm oil is used giving it […]

Melon Seed (Egusi ) Soup and Nostalgia

How many of us can recall when as means of relaxation our mothers will take to ‘breaking Egusi’ and having a good chat with friends and family… Was that the equivalent of having a cup of tea and cake with friends? Today we hardly see the ‘unbroken’ or more appropriately, unshelled melon seed and when […]

Yummy Bitter Leaf Soup

The Bitter Leaf Soup which originates from the South Eastern part of Nigeria is fast becoming one of the more popular products in the Eazy Naija Food range.   b   The Bitter Leaf Soup is cooked with proteins and the customary fish condiments and thickened with cocoyam powder. The Easy Naija Foods Bitter Leaf […]


Welcome to the EazyNaijaFoods blog bringing you the taste and flavours of Nigeria. Today we are introducing the stew. The Nigerian stew is a tomato based sauce made with a blend of tomatoes, onions, chilli and spices fried in oil to which one may add protein of choice such as Beef, Chicken, Fish or even […]

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