Agbalu’lade, The New Lemonade

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 16, 2015
My picky second daughter, R insists this should be the name, and so it is. Agbalu’lade. I had Agbalumo’ade pencilled but…*shrugs*. As this is her new favourite drink, I have no complaints. Believe me, this is like Lemonade but not exactly.  If you macerate Agbalumo – add sugar and leave to stand for a few hours, you’ll […]

Pineapple: The Fruit, The Whole Fruit & Nothing But The Fruit

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 10, 2012
‘Mama, can we have breakfast together?’, he asked. Lazing on the couch, I barely stirred. I was lounging, enjoying a day off. It was Monday, the First of October, Nigeria’s independence day and a public holiday! I couldn’t say ‘no’. I couldn’t say ‘go away, I’m resting’. ‘I haven’t had a good break in months’. […]