About NFN

About Nigerian Food Network

Welcome to the Nigerian Food Network, a unique online platform dedicated to celebrating and showcasing the rich culinary heritage of Nigeria. Our mission is to bring the vibrant flavors, colors, and textures of Nigerian cuisine to your homes and hearts, by exploring its diverse ingredients, traditional recipes, and the people who make it all happen.

Our Founder and CEO, Omoruyi Otalor, is a passionate food enthusiast and content creator who has made it his life’s mission to share the beauty and diversity of Nigerian food with the world. With a deep understanding of the cultural significance of food in Nigeria, Omoruyi aims to create a space where both Nigerians and food lovers from all corners of the globe can come together to explore, learn, and connect through the power of Nigerian cuisine.

The Nigerian Food Network Podcast

Our flagship podcast, hosted by Omoruyi Otalor, is an engaging and informative audio experience that delves into the world of Nigerian food. Each episode features a unique blend of mouthwatering recipes, in-depth ingredient spotlights, and inspiring conversations with renowned figures in the Nigerian culinary scene. The Nigerian Food Network Podcast is your go-to source for discovering new dishes, learning about the stories behind classic Nigerian meals, and connecting with the people who keep our culinary traditions alive. You can subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, iheart, and wherever you get your podcast.

The Website: A Nigerian Culinary Treasure Trove

The Nigerian Food Network website is a comprehensive and user-friendly resource designed to provide you with all the tools you need to embark on your own Nigerian culinary journey. From delicious recipes, complete with step-by-step instructions and beautiful photos, to informative articles, entertaining cooking shows, to bring the fun to Nigerian cooking, and videos that delve into the history and culture of Nigerian food, our website is a one-stop shop for all things related to Nigerian cuisine. Some popular shows are:

Community and Connection

At Nigerian Food Network, we believe that food is more than just sustenance – it’s an expression of love, tradition, and community. That’s why we strive to foster a sense of connection and camaraderie among our audience. Whether you’re a professional chef, a home cook, or simply someone who loves to explore new flavors, we invite you to join our community and share your passion for Nigerian food with like-minded individuals from around the world.

We are thrilled to have you as a part of our journey, and we hope you enjoy exploring the flavors and stories of Nigerian cuisine as much as we enjoy sharing them with you. Welcome to the Nigerian Food Network – let’s embark on this delicious adventure together!

About Omoruyi Otalor

Welcome to the world of Omoruyi Otalor, a passionate Nigerian food blogger, recipe creator, and host of the Nigerian Food Network podcast and YouTube channel. Omoruyi has devoted his life to exploring the rich and diverse flavors of Nigerian cuisine, showcasing its unique cultural heritage with food enthusiasts around the world.

Born and raised in Nigeria, Omoruyi’s love for food began in his mother’s kitchen, where he absorbed the art of creating mouth-watering dishes from the freshest local ingredients. Omoruyi’s unwavering passion and dedication have allowed him to master the intricacies of Nigerian cuisine through hands-on experience and learning from family and community.

Omoruyi is happily married to Dr. Nicole Robinson, a supportive and loving partner who shares his enthusiasm for food and culture. Together, they have a beautiful daughter who brings joy and inspiration to their lives.

His culinary journey has taken him far and wide, including living in Jamaica for eight years, where he absorbed the vibrant flavors and techniques of Caribbean cuisine, further enriching his culinary skills.

Omoruyi shares his love for Nigerian cuisine across multiple platforms:

  • Website: Nigerian Food Network (www.nigerianfoodnetwork.com) – featuring step-by-step recipes, vibrant food photography, and insights into the history and cultural significance of various ingredients and cooking methods.
  • Podcast: Nigerian Food Network – engaging conversations, interviews with fellow food enthusiasts, and discussions on the latest food trends.
  • YouTube Channel: @nigerianfoodnetwork – cooking tutorials, recipe demonstrations, and tips for mastering Nigerian cuisine.
  • Instagram: @nigeriafoodnetwork – daily culinary inspiration, behind-the-scenes content, and glimpses into Omoruyi’s life and adventures.

Omoruyi has also established the Nigerian Cooking Academy (www.nigeriancookingacademy.com), where he offers a range of courses, workshops, and demonstrations designed to help students of all levels experience the joy of Nigerian cooking first-hand.

Omoruyi is a regular contributor to various food publications and online platforms, where he shares his expertise on Nigerian cuisine and food culture.

When he’s not in the kitchen or behind the microphone, Omoruyi loves to travel, explore new cultures, and meet fellow food enthusiasts. His culinary adventures fuel his passion and inspire him to create even more delightful and authentic Nigerian recipes for his followers.

Join Omoruyi on his flavorful journey as he unlocks the secrets of Nigerian cuisine and invites you to discover the magic of his homeland’s delicious and diverse culinary heritage. Welcome to Omoruyi Otalor’s world, where every meal is an adventure in taste and tradition!



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