Servants of Africa Blog

Peanut Brittle…

Peanut brittle; an African snack that I loved growing up. Peanut brittle is just caramelized sugar and broken peanuts. As a child, it was one of those snacks that I had even with the...

A Heart Has No Title.

Sitting at the window with my hand resting on its sill I am staring outside at the beauty of nature This place is peaceful but out there is war Man pitting war against his...

This Sardine Life.

In West Africa Titus is a big deal. Titus is actually the name of a brand of canned sardines, but that’s what we call all brands of sardines and Mackerel; regardless of its other...

LIFE IN SUMMARY II.

The following morning, the air was cloudless, peaceful. And the atmosphere was back to life with mother singing as she prepared breakfast in the kitchen: “ekeledili chineke, ekeledili mu aya, ekelidi mun o so,...

LIFE IN SUMMARY.

Daddy no! Please daddy, it’s Nnena! Nnena! I said in tears as he held on to my neck as though about to strangle me. He jerked his face away from where I sat at...

Gluten Free African…

A year ago, my son was diagnosed with some food allergies and it broke my heart into pieces. Melodramatic much? No; I’d say.  I felt lost. What was I supposed to do? I wasn’t even used...

The Ghanaian Gold That is Shito

I have been gone for a bit…I had computer issues! But thankfully I am back! I discovered Shito sauce some moons ago. Did I like it then? hmmm not really. it was a little...

Wife Not Cook

The past week was totally crazy amongst Africans on social media. My people have found yet another way to channel their anger into a debate about cooking and not cooking…*eyeroll Before I had any knowledge about the...