The Almost Complete Snack Guide to Lagos Island

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 27, 2018
or The Almost Complete Guide To Nigerian Snacks. There are more but I believe these form a solid foundation upon which others can be referenced. If you have soft teeth, these might not be the cookies or confections for you. They are hard. Mostly. Hard for preservation purposes? Maybe, but hard they are. Popular on […]

Nigerian ‘Road Trip Snacks’

by Kitchen Butterflyon August 31, 2015
There are some things that are confined to the highways and express ways of Nigerian roads. Certain delicacies you’ll find at Junction towns – a special kind of fried yam and chicken at Saminaka, Bush meat (game to you) and Pounded yam at Ore, Kpokpogari and groundnut at Ughelli. We wait for them with excitement. […]

‘Perfect Hostess’ Tips – Appetisers

by Kitchen Butterflyon February 15, 2015
The trick to being a good hostess is knowing when to buy and when to make, or bake. I love hosting parties…a great excuse to feast and try out newish recipes. I must admit though that good a hostess as I am, I’m far from glam. Sigh. I’m not likely to walk down any stairs looking […]

The New Nigerian Kitchen: Egusi Devilled Eggs

by Kitchen Butterflyon January 16, 2014
These are a few of my favourite things: Wings and Inspirational recipes. Like the one I share today. Egusi Devilled Eggs. Wings, The print in-flight Magazine published quarterly by Arik Air Nigeria. One good thing they do for the country and Africa in general. I collect them. I have family collect them for me. And […]

Nigerian Small Chops: Puff-Puff & Fish

by Kitchen Butterflyon January 6, 2011
Welcome to 2011: “Sometimes it’s easier to act your self into a new way of thinking, than it is to think your self into a new way of acting.” {Jo Berry, author}. Small chops in Nigeria are all the rage – tiny, tasty bites of jazzed-up traditional recipes, served at parties of every sort. Think […]