Groundnut Stew

by Kitchen Butterflyon July 14, 2015
Groundnuts, Peanuts: an ingredient common to many cuisines, South of the Sahara. Boiled. Baked in clean white beach sand known in many parts of Nigeria as ‘sharp sand’. Ground into snack and cakes, from kulikuli to dankwa. And cooked in a soup or sauce. My first memories of Groundnut stew are accompanied by cold weather and the kindness of a […]

The Taming of The Stew

by Kitchen Butterflyon December 2, 2011
His cries of ‘spice, spice’ herald new beginnings, but at only 4 years old…this little man knows it not. This is the first proper ‘thing’ to come out of our new kitchen ( long before our delicious churros which have been followed by cupcakes and pizza. I’m thankful I can still cook and bake!), or […]

Daring to Cook Brunswick Stew!

by Kitchen Butterflyon April 15, 2010
It was a year ago, almost to this day, when I gave up watching TV, for good. The good news is one year later, I’m back. But why did I let go in the first place? Well, this – my hiding place, my lab, my joy, my blog. For me…and for you (if you want, […]

Saag chicken stew

by Kitchen Butterflyon September 18, 2009
Dinner in a hurry. No time to stop and think. All that sat in my head was coconut rice with something hot, something with chilies.