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Spice Up Your Easter Feast: Try These African-Inspired Menu Ideas!

Easter is just around the corner! Guess you know what that means. Time for a delicious family feast! Yes, we know bunny cakes are a regular but you should try something new this season. Why not celebrate Easter the African way with vibrant spices, delicious rice, and sweet treats that will have your taste buds do a happy dance? Here are some menu ideas that will spice your Easter celebration, making it an unforgettable experience. Jollof Rice No Easter celebration is complete without the legendary jollof rice! The rich tomato base and aromatic blend of spices will have everyone digging in for seconds (and thirds!). You can pair jollof rice with salad, grilled chicken or fish. For that zesty touch,...

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Celebrate Fall with Pumpkin Spice Puff Puff

Fall is right around the corner. Can you feel the gradual change in season? The trees are teasing me with an appetizer of their magnificent display of autumn hues - I can’t wait for the main course. Have you spotted any green leaves shifting to blazing yellow or burnt orange? It is a thrill to catch the first volunteer leaves parachuting from their mother tree. I hope you are enjoying the little magical moments that happen all around us. What makes you fall in love with fall? I love going outside in the morning to breathe in the sweet autumn air; it is crispy and cool with refreshing hints of fir trees and fallen apples. In African culture, food is...

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My Best-Selling Product Was A Huge Mistake!

Who likes making mistakes? No hands? I didn’t think so. We are often taught that making a mistake is bad, and that it’s something we should avoid. Because of this, we grow up being afraid to make mistakes and being afraid to fail. I was this way too, but now I realized that sometimes the best ideas come from mistakes!  As an entrepreneur, mistakes are a part of the journey. I’ve learned this the hard way, but I am grateful for this lesson. The journey to success includes failure. Sometimes you have to fail more than once or even several times to arrive at success. There is one mistake that comes to mind when I reflect on the early stages...

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I CRIED AND CRIED

I CRIED AND CRIED FOR THIS BUNS / DROP DONUTS You might be wondering why I cried for this recipe. I have a lot of products to my name, and I do work on recipes a lot. After I got my puff puff mix in the package, it was time for the buns. From childhood memories of eating fresh hot buns on the street of Lagos and the Ghana rock buns hawked on the streets of Lagos, it indeed stayed on my head, and I can still feel the taste and how crunchy it was. My memories of buns are nostalgic. I love buns more than puff puffs because I can enjoy them hot or cold. “Crunchy on the outside, soft...

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