Nigerian Street Food: Golden Corn with Ube (African Pear)

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 25, 2012
If I didn’t know better, I would think I was pregnant….for the serious corn cravings I’ve been having. It is the season for tasty oranges, cucumbers, pineapples and pyramids of Ube, purple African wood pears that must be roasted on hot coals or soaked in freshly boiled water to eat. When cooked, they taste like […]

Galette de Pérouges

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 20, 2012
Some call in armchair travel. I, on the other hand, think ‘belly travel’ is far more endearing, more involved, more inclusive, more embracing…of history, culture, cuisine, people.  Through cookbooks, the Food network TV channel and street conversations. This time my stomach’s compass points to France, the dial swinging around to the quaint, hilltop, cobble-stoned village […]