Posts Tagged ‘New Nigerian kitchen’

This is Bitter Kola

by Kitchen Butterflyon September 17, 2017
There are some connections I never make. I start in a certain place and move on and up from there, so the discovery of a fundamental aspect of the thing that leads to a discovery is amazing. Like Bitter Kola – seen on street corners, in trays, papery brown skin wrapping creamy, bitter white crunch […]

How To Write About Jollof Rice

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 21, 2017
I am distraught to see Jollof spelled with j. So I’ve decided to tell you people how to write about Jollof. Jollof Rice.  I am also ready to campaign for a bill, a law, to dictate these things. Don’t push me. Capital J First of all, write about it with the respect it deserves. Spell […]

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 […]

Pepperfruit-cured Salmon

by Kitchen Butterflyon July 10, 2017
Yes. Pepper fruit cured. I knew I wanted to use it for the way I thought the spicy seeds would cut the chewy fish and add aroma. My desire would be to cure white, local fish but this is a good place to begin.  And I’m glad to say it worked. Take some processed pepper […]

Nigerian Seasonal Produce: Yellow Chilies/ Ose Nsukka, #7

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 24, 2017
‘Nigerian Seasonal Produce’ is a monthly column published on the last Saturday of each month. In this column, a writer explores a specific seasonal fruit, vegetable or leafy green assigned by the editors of Kitchen Butterfly and based on the Nigerian Seasonal Produce Calendar. Our author this month is moi and I’m bringing you a double-bill…first there […]

Akara Sandwich, Remixed :)

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 18, 2017
Because some people might come for me if I call this Akara Burger – the original bean fritter in fresh bread mix. Random, I have a colleague who can’t eat fresh bread if it isn’t pressed together. Hear me – he takes a loaf, slice and then presses it down till all the rise, the […]

What Shall We Call It – D’Asun, DundunAsun, AsunDundun, Asundu[n]?

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 12, 2017
You can see it right? That it doesn’t matter what you call it, its delicious any which way. Three things…wait five: I’m from Edo state and yam is in our blood. In fact, I daresay my bones are made from the creamiest, most delicious tubers of yam. I love fried yam. And goatmeat. I remember […]

#SundayRice: Nigerian Snail Fried Rice

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 9, 2017
Sunday’s recipe, early….so you can shop all you like and prep for Sunday. I love the texture of Nigerian snails – the crunch and the krum krum and because I’d done the Snail Jollof version, it was easy to come up with this switch. Essentially, I took some cooked snails And chopped them into bits […]

Soundbites | Pepper fruit: On Heady Scents & Numbing Tongues

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 8, 2017
We kind of made a podcast 🙂 – Ramon, Banks and I, talking about pepper fruit. I find the scent of pepper fruit heady. I can smell the spice, the freshness but lately, with the copious amounts I buy every week, I find myself asking people questions and noticing a few other things – Like […]