Mango & Passion Fruit Eton Mess

by Kitchen Butterflyon May 27, 2015
Layers. Last of the season’s mangoes. Fruit. Cream. Whipped gently with sugar. Meringues. Fruit puree. Lime. Done. Got that?[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Mango & Passion Fruit Eton Mess – – – [/wpurp-searchable-recipe]

Nigerian Dessert Recipes for Easter & Beyond

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 1, 2015
It wasn’t till I was an adult that I realised we didn’t have a class of ‘Nigerian desserts’. Growing up, desserts in their elaborate western form weren’t our thing. We kept it simple and fresh. Mostly. We had fresh fruit salads and cakes, Ice cream and jelly and that was mostly it. It was enough […]

Cook Naija: Pitanga Cherry Dessert

by Kitchen Butterflyon November 13, 2012
In most parts of the world, the leaves are turning, the days are getting shorter and it’s a fresh 14 degrees or so. Pumpkins and all things orange, russet and gold are the rage. Desserts too are the norm – pumpkin pies and apple tarts, custards, puddings and heartwarming eats. In Nigeria, some leaves are turning but the days stay the same. There are no […]

Meringues and Pavlovas, after the fact

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 7, 2010
…of failed Macs I’ve never made meringues, but with my leftover egg whites from my Mac disaster, I decided to try them, not much to lose.