Month: May 2017

Nigerian Cuisine

Nigerian Seasonal Produce: Pepper Fruit, #5

‘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 Ramon – serial experimenter, documenter, eater with a le cordon […]

Nigerian Cuisine

The Nigerian Mother Sauce

Tomato. ‘Stew’. The mother. If ever there was a mother sauce to define Nigerian cuisine, this is it – this blend of tomatoes, red onions and peppers. It is the base of a lot of things to come out of the Nigerian kitchen.  You’d be hard-pressed to find a sauce of more importance to the Nigerian […]