World Jollof Rice Day

I never thought I would write on Jollof rice mainly because I believed I was jinxed. The first time I stumbled upon jollof rice was around 2010. Before then I do not really have any memory of seeing or eating rice at all. I have 2 main rice memories that stick out and the first one […]

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The Chef Benedict Experience

Today Chef Imoteda one of the up and coming Nigerian cooks invited me over to meet Chef Benedict who cooks Italian food. I never really had any feelings about Italian food besides spaghetti and pasta that I usually whip up using sauces from a jar. To say the least, the sauces he made are some of […]

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Eating my first bug

A few weeks ago in Ikorodu I saw a lady with a container full of what looked like peppered bugs in traffic. I was ecstatic because I had heard about eating ants from the chefs Alex Atala and Rene Redzepi. Little did I know then that today I was going to try one. Now that […]

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Refletts par Pierre Gagniere

Let me preface this post by saying that this is the first time I have eaten at an establishment of fine dining. I also purposely didn’t take pictures of the food because I feel pictures disturb my ability to engage completely in experiences. While in Paris I wanted to go and eat at a few […]

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Lunch with a French man

I just spent the last 2 hours at Paul having lunch with an older French guy in Dubai. By some turn of events we ended up talking about the french food culture. Although I had heard most of the information before while in Paris, I had forgotten all of it. There is something I admire […]

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