What Not To Eat or Drink…

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 6, 2015
..on holiday. In the US. It started off as things I would never eat in New York but that changed when we went to Philly. For all the world, here are things I would not eat on any streets, not because they are ‘streetfoods’, but because I loathe being sick on holiday, especially if I can […]

At Kalustyan’s: Nigerian / African Ingredients in New York

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 4, 2015
My intention wasn’t to go shopping for Nigerian/ African food in Manhattan. I stopped at Kalustyan’s because it is one of my favourite places ever in New York. It reminds me of Ozan, the Turkish Shop in The Hague – every square inch is maximised with lots of flavour and options and opportunities to learn. I […]

Lunch At Kalustyan’s

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 13, 2012
I am on the train to Grand Central, refreshed by winter’s air and shine. Heading to Kalustyan’s for Lunch. Its amazing how I’m loving the cold. When we moved away from The Netherlands, my husband and I agreed there would be no more winter holidays, no snow, no ice….no freezing cold. At least for the next […]

Ssam Bar, New York

by Kitchen Butterflyon June 27, 2012
How do you demonstrate a love for pork? Well, you dedicate a portion of your deep freezer to bacon and pork butts, if you are a home cook. And should you be a chef, a devotee to porcine land, you open a restaurant like David Chang or head a cabane à sucre like Montreal chef, […]