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Small Chops: Puff-Puff Suya Skewers

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 27, 2015
Been on my mind a while… Small chops and skewers of puff-puff and suya. These were pretty dope. Hence the few words. Vegetables,… Suya-spiced cold-smoked chicken (oven-baked),… …and the finest puff-puff ever. Everything works beautifully – chewy dough, fresh vegetables, smoky chicken. Was I repeating myself? Am I repeating myself? And if you can’t be […]

Mango Puff-Puff

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 18, 2015
There are ten thousand ways to eat mangoes and this is just one of them. Add chunks of mango, tossed in sugar to puff-puff batter just before you fry. How to cut mangoes into chunks Puff-puff recipe My go to would have been lime but I only had oranges, so I put some zest in […]

Mango & Coconut Custard with Lime Marmalade Puff-Puff

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 20, 2015
Cravings don’t come much stronger than this. Think checking every store you know on Lagos Island, rejecting other brands – Domo, and all the others that aren’t Bird’s. I find it at a supermarket called ‘Supamarket’ on Gerrard road, where I also meet the actor, Olu Jacobs and take a selfie with him.  I am […]

‘Perfect Hostess’ Tips – Appetisers

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 15, 2015
The trick to being a good hostess is knowing when to buy and when to make, or bake. I love hosting parties…a great excuse to feast and try out newish recipes. I must admit though that good a hostess as I am, I’m far from glam. Sigh. I’m not likely to walk down any stairs looking […]

Nigerian Small Chops: Baked Garri-crusted Garden Eggs

by Kitchen Butterflyon November 7, 2014
I am fascinated by how ideas come, how they’re created – so many elements, some seemingly random, yet they come together to test concepts, fuse thoughts and generally do something ‘new’. Like with garden eggs. I think I like the whole exploration, the journey, the process of building, of constructing, of putting together. I like […]

Nigerian Small Chops: Puff-Puff & Fish

by Kitchen Butterflyon January 6, 2011
Welcome to 2011: “Sometimes it’s easier to act your self into a new way of thinking, than it is to think your self into a new way of acting.” {Jo Berry, author}. Small chops in Nigeria are all the rage – tiny, tasty bites of jazzed-up traditional recipes, served at parties of every sort. Think […]