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Finalist: Best Culture Blog/ 2018 Saveur Blog Awards

by Kitchen Butterflyon September 1, 2018
Stoked. Surreal. Excited. And yes, I – Kitchen Butterfly, the blog, Nigerian cuisine all of it – have been nominated for the Best (Food) Culture blog in the 2018 Saveur Blog Awards!  A few days ago, I received an email. It read:   Dear Ozoz,   Congratulations on becoming a finalist in the 9th Annual SAVEUR […]

Vote for me: Saveur Blog Awards Nomination 2018

by Kitchen Butterflyon July 21, 2018
Vote Nominate Kitchen Butterfly people :)! (Voting comes after nomination 🙂 Vote Nominate me – your favorite blog in the 9th annual SAVEUR Blog Awards because Nigerian food deserves all the accolades, deserves to go global, has such historical significance which the world needs to know, hear about, fall in love with.  Who: http://www.kitchenbutterfly.com  What: The Annual Saveur […]

2017 World Jollof Weekend…

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 15, 2017
…kicks off this Friday. I’m thrilled to be collaborating with Eat.Drink.Lagos for activities over the weekend. This is a celebration of all things Jollof over three days. Supper club | Friday, 18th August We begin with a special New Nigerian Kitchen Jollof menu at SaoCafe. Join us…. Tickets available here Workshop/ Exhibition | Saturday, 19th August […]

Remembering WJRD 2016: ‘Jollof in the Arts’

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 12, 2017
I’m a huge fan of Jollof Rice…but you know that already.  I’m an even bigger fan of celebrating Nigerian cuisine and that underscored the theme of last year’s World Jollof Rice Day celebration. I organised – with Maggi as the key sponsor – a Jollof in the Arts event. The idea was to explore Jollof […]

Classic Mingau: Of Tapioca & Coconut Milk

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 12, 2017
Mingau, a place on the north eastern coast of Brazil, in Bahia Mingua, a porridge of tapioca popularly eaten over Easter on Lagos island, Nigeria Mingau, in literature, of Brazil mentions repeatedly, ‘a sweetened hot drink of tapioca, water, and milk.‘ Mingau is a porridge made from milled cassava, cooked in coconut milk and finished with […]

New Nigerian Christmas Jollof #2: Spaghetti Jollof

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 16, 2016
And I use spaghetti here to cover/ describe the family of pasta strands – linguine, spaghettini and the others. Forgive me. I’ve had many hits, only a few misses and I can say it makes a great alternative to rice. Tip: use gluten-free or wholemeal pasta if you like. I love the way the sauce […]

New Nigerian Christmas Jollof: 3 Ideas/ Choose Your Version

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 15, 2016
So, Christmas and Jollof are red on Jollof rice, like actually. I mean, there’s no Nigerian Christmas without Jollof, party or not. But…it doesn’t have to be all about rice. You can go down the Acha/Fonio or Pasta route. If you go for rice, you could do brown too. You might want to try Bulgur – […]

Happy St Patrick’s Day

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 17, 2016
Cook up a range of treats, from a Guinness caramel to some ‘green sauce’. And hope you find the 4-leaf clover 🙂 Recipes Guinness Caramel Sauce Guinness Clover Rolls Chocolate Guinness Cake Fish & Scent leaf blinis Green chili bagels Palmwine with Guinness Arancini What are you doing today?[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Happy St Patrick’s Day – – – […]

Best wishes for 2016

by Kitchen Butterflyon January 4, 2016
Very best wishes for 2016. The year of ‘The book for me’. All the very best xxx[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Best wishes for 2016 – – – [/wpurp-searchable-recipe]