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Nky's Kitchen

Where Great Food Calls Home

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Two things bring Nigerians together: food and football.  Despite our differences, we share a love for common dishes and for the ‘beautiful game’.

Secrets of The Efik Kitchen

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Of all the ethnic groups in Cross River State, the Efiks are most famous for their cuisine and, by extension, their hospitality. Their principal city, Calabar, is described by locals as ‘Canaan Land’ (The Land of Milk and Honey) - a place of peace, harmony and natural riches (in this case, the land itself).

Thinking about Cooking Oils in Nigeria

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I love wandering round markets, particularly food markets - it does not matter which country I find myself in, I almost always find time to visit a street market. I love the informality of the experience and looking at the ways in which they display their goods - each country seems to have its own style.

Cooking and Eating For a Healthier Lifestyle

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People often ask me how we can make our food healthier. Frankly, I do not think our foods are inherently unhealthy. Rather it is the way in which we sometimes cook and eat them that cause problems to our health.

Nky's Kitchen

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What’s Trending, Culinary-Wise?

It depends on whom you speak with: a simple trawl through the Internet will throw up a huge variety of answers. I suppose it also depends on where you live.

I live in London and on the Internet; and the one big trend I have noticed is: