Mango Salsa: A Quick & Easy Recipe Guide

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 13, 2014
Salsa, of a rhythmic Latin American dance. And of a sauce. A condiment with names, types, characters varied. From Roja, of red to verde, of green. With sweetcorn, onions, carrots, pineapples and mangoes – each starring as the main ingredient. Even with citrus too. This salsa I present to you is of mangoes.

Nigerian Desserts: Mangoes & Lime with Cardamom Yogurt

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 6, 2014
As much as I love lemons, they have nothing on limes. Even Meyers. I’m sorry. So sorry. Limes transport me to a place. Sharp. Vibrant. Fragrant. All at once. Yes, harsh but with the feeling and willingness to be tempered. I think one of the most sacred combinations of fruit and citrus lies in Mangoes […]

Nigerian Fruits In Season: Herby Mango Salad

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 7, 2014
I never think of mangoes and think sweet recipes or bakes. Rarely do I even think of cooking with them. My bad, perhaps. It’s that the few times I’ve tried to….have been ‘just-there’ experiences. No earth-shattering moments, nothing. Mangoes, the fruit of a tropical evergreen tree, generally taste sweet and have fruity, creamy and floral flavours, […]

Me and My Mangoes

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 1, 2012
I am three times a lady. I want you to remember that. No matter what you read in the coming minutes, just think ‘Three times a lady’. Time one – I have ‘trained’  myself to wear 6 inch heels, with little fear of tragedy a la sprained ankles and I can actually walk in them. […]

Mango Slaw For The Queen

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 30, 2011
…on her birthday. I wonder if it is actually possible to adopt royalty. Well, if it isn’t then I would like to give a slaw of mangoes to the Dutch queen on this gracious occasion of her birthday. A bit of tropical meets spring meets western and tastes delicious. And more even.