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Mmanu Ogiri - Locust Beans Oil
In Most African homes, palm oil is one major cooking ingredient that is hard to miss. It's used in just about everything; In soups, In stews or even taken raw with a little bit of salt sprinkled... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Finalist: Best Culture Blog/ 2018 Saveur Blog Awards
Stoked. Surreal. Excited. And yes, I – Kitchen Butterfly, the blog, Nigerian cuisine all of it – have been nominated for the Best (Food) Culture blog in the 2018 Saveur Blog Awards!  A few days ago, I received an email. It read:   Dear Ozoz,   Congratulations on becoming a finalist in the 9th Annual SAVEUR […]
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Prawn Coconut Rice
Rice dishes could get really boring especially when you're making Coconut recipes like prawn coconut rice. Now there are different ways to make coconut rice. You could make it as plain as the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Red Cabbage Alata
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Pepper Soup Spice Detective: Umilo/ Omilo But…
…still searching. And still, when in doubt, observe. When you don’t know the what or why or how, focus on what you can see, hear, smell, touch, feel, taste, focus on observing. I know one name of this peppersoup spice, from the market – it is umilo/ emilo/ omilo/ amilo in Itsekiri. Google searches have […]
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On Pepper Soup Spice & Finding Names
I am an explorer. The thrill of discovery is blood to my bones such that rifling – if you can call electonically paging through pdfs that – through documents about the organoplectic nature of xyz are adventure hunts for me. One of the things that I’m really concerned about, giving voice to is the names. […]
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How to Peel and Devein Shrimp: A Step-by-Step Guide
For most people especially in Africa, deveining shrimp or prawn might be seen as completely unnecessary. I mean, take a look at our very own Okporo (Dried Prawn & Shrimp)...Who really has time to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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An Ode To Jollof
It deserves ALL the accolades. It includes my thoughts and voxpop, real views from real people on the Nigerian street. For bringing us to the table and kitchen, giving West African countries something to fight about 🙂 and something to unite over cc: #Jollofgate What do you think?
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Definition: Jollof Wars, #Jollofwarz
Jollof Wars. A compound phrase made up of two words: Jollof of a red, spiced rice dish loved in every city and town ‘South of the Sahara’ and along the coast of West Africa. Synonyms: Djolof, Benachim (Gambia); Thiéboudienne (Senegal) Wars a state of competition or hostility between different people or groups. “she was at war with her parents” Characteristics The […]
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Spread The Joy With TollyBoy
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Pepper Soup Spice Detective: Umilo/ Omilo But…
…still searching. And still, when in doubt, observe. When you don’t know the what or why or how, focus on what you can see, hear, smell, touch, feel, taste, focus on observing. I know one name of this peppersoup spice, from the market – it is umilo/ emilo/ omilo/ amilo in Itsekiri. Google searches have […]
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Jollof Rice Salad
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Black Panther - #WakandanCuisine
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Bell pepper omelette - Easy Egg Recipe
Thinking of a nice and easy breakfast dish to make? well i've got this easy bell pepper omelette recipe ready for you. It's fast and easy to make and all you need is just a few ingredients.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Quick Oven Baked Peppered Turkey
  Ingredients 12 seasoned turkey pieces 2 cups stew base 3 tablespoons oil Seasoning cube and salt – to taste   Directions Arrange turkey pieces in oven tray. Add on stew base, oil and seasoning. Cover with foil and poke holes or leave slightly open to allow steam escape Bake at 450F for [...] Quick Oven Baked Peppered Turkey appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Areachops: An online takeaway, dine in, pick up & food delivery service.
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Areachops: An Online Takeaway, Dine In, Pick Up & Food Delivery Service
Are you a food lover? Sometimes you just crave a meal but it is so much hassle going to the restaurant because of that dreadful Lagos traffic! Are you a Restaurant, Food Outlet Owner or a Home-Kitchen Operator? Do you have loyal customers who can’t visit your restaurant as often as they want? [...] Areachops: An Online Takeaway, Dine In, Pick Up & Food Delivery Service appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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On Pepper Soup Spice & Finding Names
I am an explorer. The thrill of discovery is blood to my bones such that rifling – if you can call electonically paging through pdfs that – through documents about the organoplectic nature of xyz are adventure hunts for me. One of the things that I’m really concerned about, giving voice to is the names. […]
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Vote for me: Saveur Blog Awards Nomination 2018
Vote Nominate Kitchen Butterfly people :)! (Voting comes after nomination 🙂 Vote Nominate me – your favorite blog in the 9th annual SAVEUR Blog Awards because Nigerian food deserves all the accolades, deserves to go global, has such historical significance which the world needs to know, hear about, fall in love with.  Who: http://www.kitchenbutterfly.com  What: The Annual Saveur […]
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Quick Oven Baked Coconut Rice
This is a quick recipe for when you are short on time. Enjoy!     Ingredients 4 cups rice – washed and completely drained 1 400ml cup coconut milk 2.5 cups water 2 tablespoons crayfish powder ½ onion – chopped 1-2 cup smoked meat or fish 2 tomatoes – chopped 1-2 hot peppers [...] Quick Oven Baked Coconut Rice appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Lagos Food Festivals: Jollof & Other Things
Brought to you by your faves: Kitchen Butterfly & Eat.Drink.Lagos, because Jollof is life. If you beg to differ, show me where the fried or coconut rice celebration is at? I dare you. This year, we’re celebrating Jollof rice and ALL the things that it allows in the supporting cast. Because though J rice is […]
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New Yam Bake
New yam, new yam. By the end of June, I’m clamouring for the ground to give up its harvest of fresh yams – moist, white-fleshed, even if tasteless not as tasty as old yam, because by this time, old yam is both dry and spongy, and frankly hit and miss to select. When new yam […]
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Potato dogs
Who says hot dogs have to be made of just bread with sausage in the middle. Have you tried using potatoes instead? This yummy snack right here is one snack you'd truly enjoy making. To add my... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Sausage Noodles
What's the fastest meal that comes to mind when hungry? Yep! you guessed right...Noodles. It's really amazing what one can do with noodles. For this quick and easy recipe, the main extras are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Ube for Small Chops & More
I grew up eating ube with corn in the rainy season, young enough to enjoy the thick, soft flesh gliding off the seed and young enough to enjoy it just so.  With age and knowledge has come the following realisations – one, that it is similar to avocado in many ways…and thus, can be treated […]
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Nigerian Street Food: Golden Roasted Corn with Ube
aka Agbado yinyan.  It is the season for tasty oranges, cucumbers, pineapples and pyramids of Ube, purple African pears that must be roasted on hot coals or soaked in freshly boiled water to eat. When cooked, they taste like avocado, cut through with green olives and a touch of cream. It is our rainy season […]
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Guest Post: Garri Musings/ A Garri Tale
I didn’t like garri growing up and even now – as I type this -, I still don’t like it much. I have, however had moments of joy with it in my short life. See, my dad was an avid soaker of garri, soaking some everyday in between meals and especially on Saturdays. Right before […]
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Red Cabbage Eba - "Cabbeba"
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Food Profile - Red Cabbage
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Peri Peri (Piri Piri) Chicken
Bringing on the heat with this spicy chicken recipe. Now let me categorically state that this  chicken is extremely hot and not for the faint hearted. So if you love hot and spicy meals, you can... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The Almost Complete Guide to Cassava Products
It is difficult to think of cassava as a recent import to Nigeria (and Africa) because much of its cuisine today is based on the tuber in different forms. From snacks of boiled cassava with coconut – popular street food; kpokpogari – coarse, hard biscuits of cassava fibre from which all the starch has been […]
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Creamy Spaghetti Stuffed Sausages
 Creamy spaghetti stuffed in sausages is a classic example of what the ultimate comfort food should look like. Not only is the spaghetti threaded sausages a yummy sight to behold, the flavors from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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The Importance of Telling Our Own Stories
Because people will say they want to tell them and use the opportunity to perpetuate a narrative of poverty rather than one of unity, of sameness, of similarities in spite of the glaring differences. One reason why Anthony Bourdain will be missed. Terribly. For the work he did to expand our thinking and our culinary […]
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Nigerian Weight loss Challenge – LIN Body Reboot
Hello June!!! This month marks the halfway point into 2018, like where did all the time go? If you are anything like me, you had a fit, health, weightloss etc goal for 2018. How is that Going? Personally I will say not so well. I do think this is okay, where there is a will [...] Nigerian Weight loss Challenge – LIN Body Reboot appeared first on 9jafoodie | Nigerian Food Recipes.
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Chicken Groundnut Soup
Who says groundnut is only best enjoyed as a snack. i can bet, most people don't know it's actually used to make soups in some parts of the country and the world in general. Locally, this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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