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Guest Posts, Nigerian Cuisine

Nigerian Seasonal Produce: Corn, #6

‘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 Timi – writer at Livelytwist.com and friend. We’ve […]

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Nigeria Corn Pancakes with Ube

This is what you make when you have left over corn mix from making Sapala – you shallow-fry small pancakes because you’re too lazy to deep-fry. It is better for your health so you proceed. You serve it with steamed ube filled with Chili Beer sauce. Yes, I made boats of the ube by splitting them in half, […]

Techniques

How to Wrap Food in Corn Husks

In 5 easy steps. You’ll need whole husks to hold the mixture/ and strips to secure both ends of your parcel. I’ve used them here for a steamed corn pudding…but…you can make tamales, and anything else your heart desires.   Step 1 – Lay down a husk or two (if they are thin) Step 2 – Put […]

Techniques

How to Use & Preserve Corn Husks

Because when nature gives you a vessel, you use it. Corn husks are a great way to serve and wrap food. In Mexico, they are commonly dried and then rehydrated to wrap tamales – steamed pudding of corn and other ingredients. I like to use them in a variety of ways – there’s fresh and […]

Nigerian Cuisine, Recipes

Agbado ati Agbon – Corn with Coconut

It’s three weeks into the start of corn season, at least in the south/west of Nigeria. Corn stands are popping up all around, decorated with the brown hard shells and white flesh of coconut. I see Asala, African Black walnut too, hawked on red-rimmed enamel trays but still no Ube, purple butter pear. Last year I explored […]