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Keynote Speech: Reclaiming and Reimagining Food History
A few weeks ago, I gave my first ever keynote speech at the Vancouver Island University’s Food and Sovereignty symposium on Reclaiming and Reimagining Food History. Here’s an excerpt from the announcement: “Keynote speaker Ozoz Sokoh will highlight how food is more than nourishment for the body but also an important aspect of people’s history and […] The post Keynote Speech: Reclaiming and Reimagining Food History appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Trendy Storage Jars That’d Make Your Food Items
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A Plantain Primer: Colour, Ripeness & More
Plantain is a starchy ‘fruit’ that’s used throughout its various stages of ripeness. Through its colour gradients, from green to black, the sweetness and texture change. In Nigeria, Plantains are used in similar ways across all the stages of ripeness. You’ll find them boiled, on their own or in combination with spices and vegetables in […] The post A Plantain Primer: Colour, Ripeness & More appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Make The Tastiest Fruit Salad Ever – Glitaz Fruit Salad Mix
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3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Nigerian Food Photos
I will preface this by saying I am no expert. I will be sharing a few simple tips that you can apply to up your photos. Lets get into it.   Natural Light is King Whenever possible, shoot with natural light. Next to a window, next to a door. Natural light really cannot be matched [...] 3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Nigerian Food Photos appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Plantain Moi Moi – How to make plantain moi moi (Ukpo Ogede) in an oven
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Food Art
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Honey Sweet Agbalumo / Udala Drink – How to make African star apple (Agbalumo / Udala) drink
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On Tomato Skin Powder
Last year, skin powders and purees occupied my thoughts. Tomatoes, peaches, plum and lemons are firm favourites. Here are my notes for tomato skin powder What is it? Dried tomato skins, ground and used as seasoning. I combine mine with salt, pepper and other spices Why do you skin the tomatoes? I use tomatoes in […] The post On Tomato Skin Powder appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Hot Banga Turkey Wings
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Potato Crepes Pancake recipe
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How to make yogurt -Liquid yogurt with milk powder
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Our Second Meal: Pasta & Basil Buttered Tomatoes
I wrote this post in 2020, fresh to Canada. I knew I’d forget what the early days felt like so I kept a journal – about thoughts, feelings and importantly, eats! January 2020 Our first shopping trip is dominated by pasta and tomatoes, bread and butter and pasta. Three kinds – linguine, farfalle, fusilli. And […] The post Our Second Meal: Pasta & Basil Buttered Tomatoes appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Otong Soup
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Miyan Taushe (Pumpkin Soup)
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Chocolate heart cake recipe
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On New Beginnings & Old Favourites: Pepper soup spice
I wrote this a year ago in January 2020 days after we moved. I wanted to be intentional about documenting the journey, and observing myself – the things that I did for comfort and what helped. Pepper soup helped. A lot! Even before we arrive, I know I’ll have pepper soup in the first few […] The post On New Beginnings & Old Favourites: Pepper soup spice appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Palm Oil Noodles
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Chocolate Filled Pancakes
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On Canada, Maple Syrup and Cabane à Sucre
It’s exactly one year since Canada became home. When we moved in January of 2020, we had no idea what the year would hold save for new schools, work, seasons and more. Twelve months later, I look back with amazement, wonder, and yes uncertainty. On the 23rd of January, 2012, I wrote about my 2nd […] The post On Canada, Maple Syrup and Cabane à Sucre appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Fruity Yoghurt Parfait – With Strawberry, Grape & Granola
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Edesi Isip – Efik/Calabar Style Coconut Rice
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How to eat (in) Paris
Or how I ate in Paris. This post is about a trip to Paris in 2009, travelling for the joy of it, not dictated by work, not a family trip, just my ‘friend’ and I. ***** I dream of food in Paris – soft, flaky croissants with shells that rain confetti on your clothes, flaking […] The post How to eat (in) Paris appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Nini Spicy Official Launch!!! Meet The CEO, Where To Buy Spices
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How to Make Beske from Scratch
Beske is essentially fried tofu. It is also called Wara Soya - Different from Wara made from dairy milk. See below video for how I make mine from scratch.   I also wrote a tofu recipe a few years back. Let me know how it turns out if you do try it. How to Make Beske from Scratch appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Plantain Puff puff : how to make plantain puff puff
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Book Review: Thinking & Eating
Thinking & Eating – Recipes to Nourish & Inspire by the The School of Life is right up my alley. Why? It explores food as part of life, as more than eating. and why I admire their work a lot. Side note – I love Alain de Botton’s writing and this piece on crushes has […] The post Book Review: Thinking & Eating appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Apple Fever: 30 Things to do with Apples
I grew up saying A for Apple and now I’m older, all I do is say A for Agbalumo but still, apples rock. For many years of my life, I ate apples and drank apple juice and cider and did no more. I threw away apple skins and still ate my apples till my eyes […] The post Apple Fever: 30 Things to do with Apples appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Perfect Nigerian Stewed Beans
Nigerian Stewed Beans and Fried Plantain God knows I love beans, honestly if I could only cook with one ingredient for the rest of my life it would most likely be beans. I can’t even begin to count the number of incredible beans recipes I have on this blog, from Moimoi, to [...] Perfect Nigerian Stewed Beans appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Efo Riro Soup Recipe- authentic and extra delish
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Chicken and Bell peppers Stir-fry
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Food School: Sugo – The Best Tomato Sauce Ever
Virtue can come in a can. In a tin. Yes, virtue comes in cans of tomato sauce. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. This tomato sauce – proclaimed my best-ever tomato sauce is proof. ‘Eating’, living proof. I’ve made it with both fresh and canned tomatoes and the former cannot hold a […] The post Food School: Sugo – The Best Tomato Sauce Ever appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Hojicha Eton Mess
Or what I did with my first ever stash of hojicha. Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Hojicha Co. who sent me some hojicha powder. The recipe, images and opinions shared are mine. Thank you for supporting brands that I trust as they support Kitchen Butterfly Thinking roasted and crunchy meringues meeting sweet, soft cream, crisp Asian pear finished […] The post Hojicha Eton Mess appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Apple, Cucumber, Green Pepper Salad, with Cilantro
This salad is easy to rustle up, requires no special ingredients or equipment and is a delight to eat any time of day or year – fresh, sweet, crunch, herby, tart, sour, spicy all make an appearance in the combination of apples, pickled cucumbers, green peppers – bell or jalapenos and my all-time favourite cilantro. […] The post Apple, Cucumber, Green Pepper Salad, with Cilantro appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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Spiced Apple Sauce
This is an update on a 2012 post:). Still relevant though! Out with the old, in with the new. Ditch the cinnamon sticks and sweet fragrance of warm spice. Replace it with heat and heart. Crisscross apple sauce….you’ll have no regrets. I love apples. The firmness and smoothness of their ’rounds’, the crispness that accompanies […] The post Spiced Apple Sauce appeared first on Kitchen Butterfly.
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