Six (6) Ways to Grow Food Tourism in Nigeria

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 8, 2017
‘We need to diversify the Nigerian economy’, our Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah says in many places – on CNN, at global meetings, etc: “Necessity is the mother of invention,” he says. “Given the very negative consequences of the drop in oil and commodity prices…we must make good on our commitment to diversify […]

2017 Nigerian Food Trends

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 28, 2017
Nigerian cuisine is on the cusp – of local exploration and global discovery. Cooks, writers, bakers, baristas, mixologists and more are cooking up ‘New Nigerian Kitchen‘ fare. It is wonderful to see and I’m thrilled to be part of it. The ‘New Nigerian Kitchen’ is a term I coined in 2013 and articulated in my 2014 […]

7 Things I learnt from the 2015 Masterchef Australia Grand Finale

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 20, 2016
Masterchef Australia will always be my favourite TV program, for the character of the judges – mentoring, nurturing, firm, truthful but kind; for the diversity of the challenges; for how much they share and teach but most of all, for the amazing contestants. It’s no secret that Australia is one of the places I’d love […]

On Food & Design – The Basics of Food Plating

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 15, 2016
Because we eat with our eyes. Since I got my Samsung Note 5, I’ve been encouraged to draw my ideas. Thanks to Chef Fregz who showed me how.  What the stylus and phone help with is visualizing the possibilities, on the go – you can erase, check, sketch, add notes and do much more. The […]