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New Nigerian Christmas Drinks: Three (3) Perfect Ones

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 22, 2016
I like to have lots of drinks at home over the holidays – easy to make, easy to make ahead and refreshing. This holiday, I have 3 drink ideas for you: #1: Iced [Rooibos] Tea Make ahead tips: Brew tea a day or two before. Make it slightly stronger than you would normally do – […]

New Nigerian Christmas Chicken #3: Suya-spiced Roast Chicken

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 21, 2016
This is the easiest and one of the tastiest roast chickens, ever. No need to brine, simply rub the chicken with suya spice – inside and out and a bit of salt, place in your oven on the highest – my oven goes up to 260 deg C, cook for 1 hour plus and voila…done. I […]

New Nigerian Christmas Chicken #2: Suya-Herb-Honey Chicken Skewers

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 21, 2016
Chicken skewers are quick, easy and you can prep all the elements a few hours before. Make ahead tips If using wooden skewers, soak them in water at least an hour before you skewer the ingredients – just so the skewers don’t burn. Prep your ingredients – note that food shrinks to varying degrees, your chicken […]

New Nigerian Christmas Chicken #1: Stuffed Chicken Legs & Breasts

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 20, 2016
Chicken is essential to the Nigerian Christmas lunch or dinner. This year, venture further than your fried or grilled chicken with these ideas – three of them: Stuffed chicken is my personal favourite. I have two options for you with chicken legs and breasts. The chicken legs are off the chain! Oh, my word. This […]

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 #1: Acha Jollof/ Fonio Jollof

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 15, 2016
Acha – Fonio is one of my favourite things ever. One way to enjoy it is by way of ‘Jollof’, that cooking, stewing, simmering in a rich, red tomato sauce. It is easy. Ingredients You’ll need equal amounts of: Acha/ Fonio (clean) Stock/ water Tomato sauce (tomatoes, onions, chilies, blended together then reduced, cooked down) […]

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 – […]