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Finally Named: ‘Umilo/ Omilo’ is Cocoplum, Paradise Plum!

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 30, 2019
Do you remember these posts I wrote? Pepper Soup Spice Detective: Umilo/ Omilo But… and The Journey to Names and Provenance – Umilo & Gbafilo In both, I tried to find the botanical names for a specific peppersoup spice, umilo/ omilo. There were some conclusions but they were confusing. For instance, I found the supposed […]

Nigerian ‘Concept’ Dish: Akara Brick Toast

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 25, 2019
The perfect Saturday morning breakfast – bread and akara, only switched up in a take on a popular Japanese dish. Shibuya Honey Toast It’s also known as Japanese Honey Toast or Brick Toast (or simply called Honey Toast or Hanitoo in Japanese); Source – JW Web Magazine  If you know me, you might know that […]

Gluten-free Masa Sliders

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 17, 2019
Ramadan Mubarak! These masa sliders are perfect for Iftar or Suhoor and don’t require much to deliver punch. Essentially, we have masa, various meats, a variety of vegetables and a whole condiment spread. Here are some ideas for twists and turns: Masa Make regular masa. You can add freshly grated coconut to the batter for […]