Nigerian Scent Leaf ‘Curry’ Sauce

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 19, 2015
Something special coming up this Friday, 20th February. Tune in to DSTv Channel 165 at 9pm! —–00000—– Today’s viewing is an amazing sauce…in the manner of Thai Green Curry but more awesome, even with only half the ingredients. Just put it like this – if you like Thai Green curry, you’ll LOVE this. And yes, I’m done […]

Nigerian Scent Leaf Dip

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 17, 2015
I call it a dip but it really is a dip that doubles as a sauce, and triples as pesto and quadr….you know what, first things first. This dip came about from leftovers and obsessions – coconut in the freezer and an excess of herbs with no working fridge at home.  In essence, its foundation is the […]

Nigerian Fruits In Season: Herby Mango Salad

by Kitchen Butterflyon March 7, 2014
I never think of mangoes and think sweet recipes or bakes. Rarely do I even think of cooking with them. My bad, perhaps. It’s that the few times I’ve tried to….have been ‘just-there’ experiences. No earth-shattering moments, nothing. Mangoes, the fruit of a tropical evergreen tree, generally taste sweet and have fruity, creamy and floral flavours, […]

Herb Poached Nectarines

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 28, 2010
It’s all about timing, life is. I am often shocked at the ‘coincidences’ that take place. Mind you, I don’t believe at all in coincidence, I am more a fan of the law of attraction. Me, food, you, we happy.

Fish balls in Thai Green Curry….before sushi

by Kitchen Butterflyon October 3, 2009
I’m over the moon. Truly over the moon. At lunchtime today, I’ll be on a sushi-making course !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Cooking with herbs: Basil

by Kitchen Butterflyon September 30, 2009
If I have to think of popular recipes that use Basil, the first two that spring to mind are Pesto (Italy) and Green curry paste (Thailand) from two of my absolute favourite cuisines. Now in the days when I knew very little about Basil and my love for all things Thai began, I used ‘Italian’ Basil to […]