Author: Nma Okpara

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...

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...

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...