Chocolate-filled Plantain Gnocchi, with chillies for Dessert

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 28, 2010
My personal challenge this year, is to recreate foods of my country, Nigeria. As I’m learning, this is a whole sea of opportunity. So when I saw Kerstin of Cake, Batter & Bowl’s dessert gnocchi with chocolate centres,…I was seriously impressed!

Paul Van Waarden restaurant, Oud-Rijswijk

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 27, 2010
Can you guess where I’ve been? Well, I haven’t gone to Barbados yet…….though I am seriously counting down! So, I haven’t been on holiday. I’ll give you some clues #1 – Twinkle, twinkle, little…… #2 – Very French, very fine dining connotations….and a ’round’ man #3 – My desire as a gourmand has been to […]

Feasting on Art, with Pumpkin icecream and Lemonettes

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 23, 2010
Nostalgia: A bittersweet yearning For days gone by…

Jamaican Jerk Fish, Creole sauce and….

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 21, 2010
…Rice n Peas I love Jamaica. Though I’ve never been, I’ve felt kinship with people from the Caribbean most of my life.

Colombian Pan De Banano….

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 18, 2010
….aka Banana bread, with white chocolate chips and pecans! It took me a while to figure out what to make for this stop of our Culinary Tour 2010, hosted by Joan of Foodalogue.. Eventually, I stumbled upon recipe after recipe for Banana bread…., and then it became very clear and apparent what exactly I had […]

Chocolate Valentines….and the meaning of Love!

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 16, 2010
Love is patient, Love is kind. (I love 1 Corinthians 13.) Love is never late ….it is always on time.

Mezze with the Daring Cooks, this Feb

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 14, 2010
What’s in a name? To me, as an African,….a Nigerian, I could say it was everything.

Gelukkig Chinees Nieuw Jaar…..

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 13, 2010
…which is Happy Chinese New Year, in Dutch. Just to share some photos of the celebrations in The Hague

Dulce de Leche….a la Microwave

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 11, 2010
Did you guess that I was the ‘Hurry up’ type?  Ok, yes I have elements of ‘Please others’ and ‘Be perfect’……but my main driver is ‘Rush, rush, rush’!