Before I do (Short Story)

I watch from left to right, smiling at the faces smiling at me, bewildered by the apparels worn by my witnesses. To my right was aunty Anne in her firmly tied gele blowing kisses in the congregation, uncle Jide with his big cream colored agbada giving me a thumbs up, Isabella standing in her little pink dress as she gazed at every detail on my wedding dress, and poor Michael crying to his mom while focused on the two components that stood on her chest.

Christmas Tree Fruit Stand

Hey guys,

I am super excited for today’s post because it is just so Christmassy. I love Christmas and apart from the celebration of Jesus’ birth, I love the vibrant colors, decorations, food, and gatherings that come with Christmas. It’s a season filled with love and thanksgiving. It almost makes you forget about your worries from the year and what’s even more exciting, is the new year by the corner as well.

My Guest Cooks with Maryam Shitta (Episode 1) Lemon Coconut muffins, Basa fillet, Stir fry Coucous and many more

Wow! it’s been a hot minute. I have been away, haven’t I? Well I haven’t forgotten you all. You know when I’m away, I actually think of you guys and everything I hope to come back with. It’s like a mother buying sweets for her children on her return from the market. In other not to digress, let’s get right into the goodie goodie I have brought for you today.

Nigerian Coconut Fried Rice Recipe

Well today, I decided to bring you one of the simple ways of making Nigerian Coconut Fried Rice. For the meat stock, it is pretty basic. I boiled my chicken using stock cubes, salt, onion powder, curry powder, thyme, ginger, garlic, chilli powder and bay leaves. For my coconut rice, I use coconut milk, coconut flakes and coconut oil most of the time which I think is a great combination. I noticed many people don’t really use coconut flakes but sweetened coconut flakes