Welcome to the seventh segment of Foodie Fridays. This is a series whereby individuals who love to eat, cook, bake, grocery shop, think up new food recipes, tryout different cuisines, test out new restaurants, watch food network, read food magazines, etc answer some questions.

Seventh guest – Motun A. 

Prior to asking Motun to guest star, I wasn’t sure how much of a foodie she was. My doubts dissipated when I read her responses. I mean, an omorogun (turning/pounding stick) as a priced kitchen gadget  😄. Definitely a Nigerian and a foodie in my book.

First food memory?   Eko  and awedu at age 5 or 6 (English translation: corn based meal and spinach stew)

What was your favorite breakfast cereal as a kid? Golden Morn

What is your most favorite cooking sound? Frying stew

What is your comfort food? Amala and Ewedu stew or Eba and Okro stew

 Is there a food you will not eat? Eggs, due to intolerance

Which ingredient(s) do you use the most?  Tomatoes, Onions, Peppers, and Olive oil

Foods I adore? Moi Moi, jollof rice, Pepper soup, Authentic Japanese Ramen, Sushi, Clam Chowder, and Brisket Taco

Foods I loathe? Wheat bread

In the kitchen, what’s your most treasured possession? Omo rogun (pounding stick)

Tea or coffee? Coffee

Sweet or Savory? Savory

Favorite drinks? Coke, Sprite, Orange juice, Dry red wine

Favorite fruits? Banana and Pineapple

Favorite veg? Broccoli

Favorite herbs? Bay leaf and coriander

What is your favorite dessert? Ice cream

 Favorite TV chefs? Rachel Ray

Favorite foodie film? East Side Sushi

What food are you craving right now? Moi Moi and Ogi

Which food website/ or blog would you die without?

What is your favorite food shopping experience? Picking out varieties of vegetables in the produce section

What’s the dress code in the kitchen when you cook? What ever I have on. I once cooked wearing an all white attire

What food is your guilty pleasure? Noodles or Spaghetti

What food would you prepare to impress someone? Rice, sauteed vegetables with beef stew

Have you ever changed how you feel towards a food? Yes, the first time I tried shawed oysters, I fell in love. Never thought I would like it so much. Prior to then, I was anxious and  stayed away from it.

Secret ingredients? Crayfish

If you could move, which country would you move to for the food? Japan or Italy

Dream menu – 

Greek salad

Pasta with white wine seafood (clams, muscles, scallop) sauce

Moi moi

Peppered goat meat (Asun)


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