How To Make Some Kind of Peanut Brittle

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 29, 2015
Making toppings for desserts like brittles and pralines are relatively easy. They involve nuts and caramel. But easy doesn’t mean you should hurry through the process which might lead to ‘caring less’, it means a few steps with utmost care to accomplish great results. Brittle is a type of confection consisting of flat broken pieces […]

Salted Agbalumo Caramels

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 25, 2015
If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself off and try again. Whether that be in love or toffee. No, I don’t give up that easily. Where powdered milk and glucose wouldn’t do the trick to form a delightful Agbalumo toffee, cream, maple syrup and light corn syrup did. While I applaud my genius and […]

Fail: Agbalumo Toffee

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 12, 2015
Today, I have three stories & recipes to share on and with Agbalumo – Success with a delicious chutney, A’yt with nice enough cake and outright Fail. Here. With this. Sigh. I’m comfortable with the fact that not all my ideas will succeed, not everything will go as planned. I was so hopeful about this […]

Kumquats in Lagos

by Kitchen Butterflyon November 22, 2013
From this…. …to this in 24.

Fresh Ginger, Three Ways: Confit, Jam, Candy

by Kitchen Butterflyon September 19, 2012
Some realizations hit you in the still of the night – those grey hairs don’t just mean you’re getting old, they mean you have earned the right. To stand up for yourself. To say no. To be happy how you choose to be. Some realizations take you by surprise, my 9-year old is writing with a ball […]

Feasting on Art, with Pumpkin icecream and Lemonettes

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