In Season

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 22, 2015
I’m so thrilled that this season of corn and yellow peppers, ose Nsukka is the one which follows mango season. This is the season of monsoon rains, nights lulled to sleep with drizzles and mornings rudely awoken with pounding drops, thunder and lightening. Here are a few things in season Sweet Potatoes These purple-skinned sweet […]

Nigerian Street Food: Golden Corn with Ube (African Pear)

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 25, 2012
If I didn’t know better, I would think I was pregnant….for the serious corn cravings I’ve been having. It is the season for tasty oranges, cucumbers, pineapples and pyramids of Ube, purple African wood pears that must be roasted on hot coals or soaked in freshly boiled water to eat. When cooked, they taste like […]