Explore

Travel Noire Eats And Recipes: Nigerian Plantain Waffles

By Travel Noire

Share

Nothing unites people quite like food. To celebrate the black men and women who are using food to connect cultures and communities, we’re sharing some of our favorite recipes from chefs, at-home cooks, and food lovers who know that great flavors can bring us all together. Akudo Agokei (@rad_economist) is a self-taught chef from Nigeria who now resides in the UK, and here he shares one of his simple and quick recipes for vegan, Nigerian plantain waffles.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED

 

  • 1 really ripe plantain
  • 1 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon & nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt

 

 

RELATED: 5 Black Chefs To Follow On Instagram

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

1). Blend. Put everything except the flour into a bowl and blend.
2). After blending, sieve in your self-raising flour. You want a thick mixture, a really
thick mixture, but not too thick.
3). Try one out. Brush some melted butter onto your waffle maker and make a waffle. If it is too thick, add more soy milk, if it is not thick enough, add more flour.
4). Repeat the waffle process until you use all of your flour mixture.

5). Serve and enjoy with your favorite vegan sauce or syrup. For an extra pack of
flavors, consider adding grilled apples tossed in cinnamon, brown sugar and butter.
6). Add lemon slices/wedge [optional].


Share
Travel Noire

Travel Noire

A platform of cultivated insights from a global community of black travelers.

Want more?

Get exclusive, unpublished tips from Travel Noire's CEO to help you get off the beaten path, into the hearts of locals and onto a better, more cultured life.

Lack Of Diverse Food Choices Prompts Black Couple To Create Vegan Retreat

Lack Of Diverse Food Choices Prompts Black Couple To Create Vegan Retreat

A vacation to Ocho Rios, Jamaica is what prompted Naomi Charlton and her husband to create a vacation retreat for vegans.  Related Post: Top Things To Do In Ocho Rios, Jamaica “After our reflection, we found that we were not getting the value for our money,” Charlton says. “The so-called ‘all inclusive’ was not much […]

Parker Diakite

Black-Owned Coffee Company Inspired By The Women In Rwanda

Black-Owned Coffee Company Inspired By The Women In Rwanda

A passion for the people of Rwanda is what prompted Kevin Mbundu and Nik Patel to start Kivu noir. Described as the “Worlds Freshest Coffee,” Kivu noir specializes in providing fresh coffee to consumers while supporting and empowering the local women who survived the 1994 Rwandan genocide against the Tutsi. Related Post: 15 Black-Owned Coffee […]

Parker Diakite

Best Black-Owned Restaurants In Queens, NY

Best Black-Owned Restaurants In Queens, NY

When mentioning Queens, most people quickly think of music. Nicki Minaj and 50 Cent probably jump to mind, not realizing the area has several other non-musical gems. As one of New York’s largest and most diverse boroughs, feeding at least 2.3 million people, Queens has transformed into a hot spot for international eating. Here are […]

Rachel George