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Ofada Sauce

Ofada Sauce
INGREDIENTS Unripe habanero pepper (Ata Rodo) 2 green tatashe peppers or green bell peppers Locust bean seasoning (Iru, ogiri okpei or dawadawa) Palm oil Onion Crayfish Assorted meat Fish(Beef, Shaki [Cow Tripe], Dry fish or Stockfish) PREPARATION METHOD Wash and blend the peppers and the onion. Remember to remove the seeds from the green tatashe or the green bell peppers. Grind the crayfish and the locust bean with a dry mill or grater. Cook your meat and fish with with salt and seasoning until it is well done. Pour the blended pepper into a separate...
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Yummy Jollof Spaghetti

Yummy Jollof Spaghetti
INGREDIENTS 1/2 packet of Spaghetti Seasoning 1/2 small red onion Teaspoon of dry pepper Leftover stew Meat water PREPARATION METHOD Place enough water to cook the spaghetti in a pot. Add chopped onions, a teaspoon of dry pepper and the spaghetti Allow the spaghetti to cook until it has softened enough to eat, but not cooked thoroughly. Add the stew, about 3 – 4 tablespoonful with the meat and stir carefully. Lower the heat to allow the spaghetti cook slowly in the stew, and let it cook till the spaghetti has absorbed the stew, and taken on the colour of Jollo...
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How would you rate your progress?

How would you rate your progress?
I know a lot of us tend to run from Checks and Balances. We are too scared that we have achieved so little that we think we are failures and there is no essence rating our progress. I was chatting with a friend some months back and I was so open to him. I told him I had some challenges, his reply shocked me to my bones. Are you still having this issue? Does it mean you have not been taking cognisance of your progress or you think the problem is just there? Indeed I have not really taken time to check if I was being successful about the issue. After that day, I intentionally wrote down th...
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Chicken Sharwama

Chicken Sharwama
INGREDIENTS Chicken breasts Salt Seasoning cubes Curry powder Dried thyme Onion powder Garlic salt Crushed chillies- roughly Ground dried shombo Lemon Juice Water FOR THE WRAP Flat bread Tomatoes Red onions Cabbage Lettuce Tatase – red bell pepper Shombo pepper – for the heat you can substitute with green chillies of ata rodo Dry pepper Mayonnaise Ketchup Salad cream – optional Foil paper PREPARATION METHOD Season the chicken breasts to your taste preference and leave in the fridge to marinate for 30 – 45 min...
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Business Smart

Business Smart
I remember when I wanted to start my business, by then I had learned to make beads accessories, bake and decorate cakes and also make pastries. So I thought, why not structure the training program to hold on different days so I can handle all the classes. That way, I could keep all the income for myself and also get students to be loyal to my brand. That month the training held in 2014, I fell ill immediately afterwards. So all the so-called “profit” I made was eventually spent treating myself in the hospital. I also wanted to save cost by delivering my products myself – Cake orders, I’ll m...
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I AM A WOMAN

I AM A WOMAN
The place of women in the community cannot be over-emphasized. What bothers me is the fact that many of these women are not seeing the good side of who they really are and they have joined the society to relegate themselves. They are not seeing beyond their eyesight just because the society has refused to see their importance. The successes of a lot of women has made me realize that women are not mere people, they are great influencers and they can shake the world. If in your little corner, women are being relegated and are not given a fair share of what the society holds, don’t join the...
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I can and I will

I can and I will
FEAR Fear in my own simple language or term is……… At a tender age of about 8, having fear was a norm. I was scared of doing anything, not that those things were fearful but the reactions of the people around me was always on my mind. My self esteem was lower than a dead phone battery Standing in public place looked impossible. Though I did face crowd a few times but I just wasn’t confident enough. It was like a part of me had died. Crying became an hobby. Some persons used to call me a loner. I felt like life wasn’t just fair. I was acting like a loner. I felt so insecure. I didn’t eve...
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