FLUFFY PANCAKES

Pancakes are a favorite breakfast treat and something I love more than eating them is making them. There is no better feeling than waking up to a house full of sweet pancake aromas on a bright morning,it gets exciting if that morning happens to be a February valentine’s morning. I love my pancakes fat,fluffy,soft and…

PEPPER SCRAMBLED EGGS

Elevate your ordinary scrambled eggs into my healthy scrambled eggs with sweet bell peppers. I shared my SCRAMBLED EGGS recipe a while ago and you guys totally loved it.Eggs are delicate thus a blank canvas and one can go out of their way sprucing up your scrambled eggs just how you like it. This simple…

LIGHT FLUFFY SCRAMBLED EGGS

Ever asked yourself why scrambled eggs served at your favorite restaurant gets so light,fluffy and despite your numerous attempts at home you have never been able to recreate the same? We all love scrambled eggs for breakfast and it’s a certainty that almost everyone has tried making scrambled eggs at home.Many a time I have…

MBUZI CHOMA

Holidays come and go and what better time to spend with friends and family as we reflect on the year that was and plan for the year to be.Nothing speaks a celebratory mood than hosting a roast ‘choma’ be it chicken,beef,lamb or the king of nyama choma goat meat for family and friends who became…

RED SOUP ‘BEEF BORSCHT’

Last September I was privileged and travelled to Russia for a 5 week stint that changed my views and perspective over her people food and culture. In his own words,Winston Churchill described Russia as a “riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”.How correct was this!.First is the size of the country,It’s huge.Spanning 2 continents…

HONEY HOISIN AMAIZE POPCORN FISH

It’s cold outside,sub 10 degrees centigrade it is today yet the sun is at its brightest.Tucked warm in my duvet coffee in hand with the heater not very far away.I start going through my phone’s gallery,trying to force some nostalgia on me as it can get lonely sometimes when you are away from home. I…

AMAIZE FRIED CHICKEN

Fried chicken is comfort food at its finest.Crispy with all the juicy flavors we know and love from classic fried chicken.Mine however comes with a slight twist to the classic in the use of maize flour in the breading process. Tender cuts of chicken are marinated,seasoned,breaded then deep fried to crispy golden brown perfection. You…

EGGS IN HELL ‘SHAKSHUKA’

Don’t let the name scare you, this one of the easiest breakfast recipe you can think of. To simply put it, Shakshuka is basically poached eggs in a spicy, green pepper tomato stew, alongside onions and other vibrant aromatic spices. There are many variations to this Middle Eastern dish but I leaned towards a more…

AMAIZE CINNAMON PANCAKES

Happiness is the smell of pancakes in the morning and whereas there is hardship in anything except eating pancakes i say there is hardship in everything except in the making of pancakes. Not only are they easy to whip up, pancakes are versatile and you can turn almost anything into a pancake.Sweet potatoes,pumpkins,oatmeal etc all…

UGALI MAYAI

One of the few foods out here that can genuinely be classified as a super food has to be the humble egg.Forget all the fads and the new super food trends that are popping up left right and center,an egg is loaded with all the good stuff needed in our diet making it a readily…

GARLIC BUTTER STEAK WITH ‘MANAGU’

Managu or as our learned friends would call it “African nightshade”, is a traditional delicacy native to Africa and is one of the most popular traditional vegetables we grew up enjoying and still do to date! Some may also know it as Ndunda, Osuga or Isoiyot! This vegetable has quickly found its way back to…

CHICKEN FINGERS WITH SPICY TREE TOMATO BBQ SAUCE

As we are still in that sporting month, the Football World Cup is ongoing and the Rugby 7s World Cup is less than a month away, I have been coming up with more game day snacks and ideas. You need to make my Crispy Chicken Tenders, I promise. They won’t disappoint. The game changer in…