Month: October 2016

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Precious Diary

HERE’S WHAT’S UP: THE MEETING

My people, the meeting finally took place so now my ears can rest from, “is the meeting today???” I had quite a busy weekend, preparing to host the traditional meeting, which comprises of people from a particular area called Ndop in the North West region of Cameroon where Mr N comes from. It […]

How to cook ogbono soup with okra
Precious Kitchen

OGBONO SOUP WITH OKRA

Years ago, I tasted this finger-licking soup at Aunty Ngozi’s house in Nigeria. Aunty Ngozi, is one of my very kind ‘aunties’ I went to spend my school breaks with,. She fondly called me, “Kaymerun geh” (Cameroonian girl). On this particular day, we were preparing for a wedding and we […]

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Parenting

HOW TO SURVIVE AS A MOM

I will be hosting a traditional meeting in my house on Saturday. I made the mistake of my life by telling the girls about the meeting. These days, one of the first things they ask me when they wake up in the morning is “is the meeting today???” They have […]

boiled-groundnut
Precious Diary

HERE’S WHAT’S UP: FALL

I have said it here before that one of my favourite things in the whole world is boiled fresh groundnuts with a ‘traditional’ smell. I think I said that too for coconut and for this marriageable fish soup. Ahh. Imagine the joy in my soul when on Saturday, Mr N and […]

Carrot cake recipe
Precious Kitchen

CARROT CAKE

Friends, I have been dying to show you this recipe! Carrot and coconut flakes in a cake? Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! Seriously, nothing could be better. My mint tea has found a new bestie in this carrot cake. Apart from the fact that the orange colour makes it visually appealing (I […]

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Precious Diary

THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

Hello my lovelies, I’m taking a break from recipe posting today because I want us to chit-chat about things that will be awesome to do this weekend. Here is my bucket list and hopefully you can share yours too below. 1. Call my “necessary people”. My devotional this morning reminded me about […]

The Other Room Buhari
News n Features

8 LESSONS FROM “THE OTHER ROOM”

“The Other Room” never had so much meaning until last week when Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, referred to it as one of the “rooms” to which his wife belonged. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, here is the drill. The wife of His Excellency, Aisha Buhari expressed […]

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Precious Diary

HERE’S WHAT’S UP: MY BIRTHDAY!

These days, I’m totally enjoying starting “Here’s What’s Up” with a random pic of some meal I made within the week. Because there’s almost always something happening in my kitchen. The picture above is that of some heavenly banana waffles and berry jam. If you follow me on Instagram, you must […]