Blog Posts - Condiments



Mole Hojaldritas

I think my love of mole first began as child in my grandmother’s kitchen.  I would sit on a kitchen corner step stool and watch her shuffle back and forth between tables, stove and sink.  Her slippers making a swishing sound on the linoleum...
by Nibbles & Feasts on Apr 27, 2015

A Collection of Vinegars

I didn’t realise I had a ‘collection’ till I brought back four bottles of vinegar from Dubai in January – Cane, Palm, Mango and Lime. It was the Mango that captivated me on the aisle at Carrefour. Set amongst the woody sheen o...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Apr 22, 2015

Manisha’s Lemon Pickle

    Pickle. The word resonates with outbursts of flavors. Indian pickles tell long stories and are loaded with a blend of spices that will tease your taste buds.     Pickles in India step beyond condiments. They are a part and...
by eCurry on Apr 8, 2015

Coconut Chutney Recipe

This coconut chutney is very easy and quick and made from fresh grated coconut. This chutney goes very well with idli, dosa and medu vada.  Time: 5 minutesServe: 2-3Ingredients:For the Chutney:1 cup fresh grated coconut or desiccated coconu...
by Cooking Space on Mar 31, 2015

Scent leaf Pesto with Egusi seeds

This would be Nigerian pesto if there ever was such a thing. Take scent leaves and coconut and aromatics, season and combine with crushed, toasted egusi seeds. Have it with abacha. Think of that as the pasta of our nation :). Add some fish. And...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Mar 30, 2015

Top 5 Condiments in Your Fat Burning Kitchen

by Mike Geary, Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Nutrition SpecialistI'm sure you can think of all sorts of condiments that are obviously NOT healthy...What about Mayo? Sorry...With processed refined soybean oil as the main ingredien...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Mar 27, 2015

Success: Savoury Agbalumo Chutney

Today, I have three stories & recipes to share on and with Agbalumo – Success, A’yt with cake and outright ‘Fail’. Here’s to good things second This was a hit. Hit. Big hit. I wondered if you could go savoury wi...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Mar 12, 2015

Ají de Uchuvas (Gooseberry Hot Sauce)

This Ají de Uchuvas (Gooseberry Hot Sauce) is a spicy, sweet and tart sauce made with gooseberries, hot chile peppers, scallions, lime juice and cilantro. Uchuva is a South American fruit, also known as gooseberry in Africa, aguaymanto (golden berry...
by My Colombian Recipes on Mar 11, 2015

Homemade Nutella (Chocolate Hazelnut Spread) ~ Just Takes 3 Ingredients!

I have always been a fan of chocolates. Ice creams don't interest me much unless the flavour is chocolate. I especially love dark chocolate and can gorge on them any day. Have you ever heard of a mum stealing chocolates from her kids? Now you hav...

Shrimp Hush Puppies with Spicy Remoulade

By Jillian Bedell My best friend just had a baby. She took her time in considering this event, longer even than I did. Was she okay enough? Was the world okay enough? Would the benefits outweigh the extreme possibility of mistakes and genetic misfort...

5 Ways to Use Hummus (Break out of dip mode!)

As you may have gathered, I LOVE hummus.  My favorite afternoon snack is fresh cut veggies dipped in hummus.  But hummus is so much more versatile than that and I think it’s time we break out of dip mode here on LFM.  So here are 5 (easy!) w...
by La Fuji Mama on Feb 27, 2015

Nigerian Scent Leaf ‘Curry’ Sauce

Something special coming up this Friday, 20th February. Tune in to DSTv Channel 165 at 9pm! —–00000—– Today’s viewing is an amazing sauce…in the manner of Thai Green Curry but more awesome, even with only...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Feb 19, 2015

Spicy and tangy beetroot sauce – think beyond ketchup

” Cooking is like painting or writing a song. Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors – it’s how you combine them that sets you apart.” Wolfgang Puck … and it also release your stre...
by saffronstreaks on Feb 18, 2015

Nigerian Scent Leaf Dip

I call it a dip but it really is a dip that doubles as a sauce, and triples as pesto and quadr….you know what, first things first. This dip came about from leftovers and obsessions – coconut in the freezer and an excess of herbs...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Feb 17, 2015

Win a Degustabox and Low Carb Gluten-Free Banana and Coconut Bread Recipe

Ensuring that my family eats healthily is extremely important to me as those who follow this blog, know. Giving Gwyneth (;)) a run for her money with our gluten-free, low carb, super-nutritious fare here (most of the time) means I love keeping on top...
by Honest Mum on Feb 17, 2015

The Benefits of Fermented Seeds – Une, Iru, Ogiri

Fermented foods have been part of global cuisines for many centuries when people fermented seeds and nuts by lacto-fermentation where lactic acid- a natural preservative worked to limit the effects of putrefying bacteria.  Fermentation — an an...
by Kitchen Butterfly on Feb 16, 2015

Baingan Ka Raita: Eggplant in Seasoned Yogurt

  As the temperature oscillates between extremes, the body is confused: to wrap the fingers around a hearty cup of soup or to sit outdoors under the shade and cool off with a mild salad? This winter definitely seems undecided.     Be...
by eCurry on Feb 9, 2015

Onion Raita - Onion Yogurt Dip

Onion Raita is an Indian condiment made with yogurt, onions and is seasoned with a few spices and herbs. Its cooling and soothing taste makes it the perfect accompaniment with spicy dishes especially rice varieties like Pulao or Biryani. I tend...
by ShwetaintheKitchen on Feb 3, 2015

Instant Ginger Green Chilli Pickle

Instant Ginger Green Chilli Pickle is one of those Indian condiments that doesn't require time to ferment. Its more like marinating the ginger and green chilli in salt and lemon juice. Yes with just these 4 ingredients you have a reall...
by ShwetaintheKitchen on Jan 29, 2015

Paleo Taco Seasoning

Store bought seasoning packets can be full of salt, MSG and other chemicals. Make your own seasonings at home to save yourself some money with much better quality ingredients! Enjoy our Paleo Taco Seasoning today! Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)Paleo Tac...
by Paleo Recipes on Jan 26, 2015


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