Welcome to the eighth 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.

Eighth guest – Bimpe E. 

Bimpe’s response had me laughing. I mean “bae” in the same sentence with ice-cream. Gotta like this foodie!

First food memory?   Bread, scrambled eggs and very lukewarm choc

What was your favorite breakfast cereal as a kid? Nasco Cornflakes

What is your most favorite cooking sound? Frying stew

What is your comfort food? Ice cream is bae and yes, it is food

 Is there a food you will not eat? It’s not really food by itself but I hate olives. I will not even touch cassava fufu

Which ingredient(s) do you use the most?  Nutmeg

Foods I adore? Garri and groundnut (epic!), Ice cream again, pounded yam (bae), plantain (bo boo), Fuji Apple Salad (after many Panera visits, I am hooked), Brown rice and Quinoa (the wholy grail), waffles to mention a few.

Foods I loathe? #1 Fufu. That’s all!…… Oh! Mac and cheese (please who even invented that meal), Gbegiri (Yoruba style), mixed soups (aka abula), and semolina

In the kitchen, what’s your most treasured possession? My blender

Tea or coffee? Tea (Never coffee)

Sweet or Savory? Savory

Favorite drinks? Apple drink

Favorite fruits? Strawberry, Banana, grapes and Bosc pears

Favorite veg? Kale

Favorite herbs? Fresh thyme (does that count)

What is your favorite dessert? Strawberry ice cream or cheese cake

 Favorite TV chefs? Probably Gordon Ramsay, Chef Alex and Chef Fregz

Favorite foodie film? I don’t have one

What food are you craving right now? Rice and turkey stew (very strange)

Which food website/ or blog would you die without? Kitchen butterfly

What is your favorite food shopping experience? Sadly, its not food shopping.

What’s the dress code in the kitchen when you cook? Nothing special

What food is your guilty pleasure? No its not chocolate, its honey twist pretzels

What food would you prepare to impress someone? Giz-dodo and jollof rice

Have you ever changed how you feel towards a food? Yes, I wasn’t a food fan as a child but now…

Secret ingredients? Fresh thyme and nutmeg

If you could move, which country would you move to for the food? India

Dream menu – Anything without cheese, olives/fufu

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