Author: Gatuiri

BLOGIVERSARY: Eight Years!

Eight years ago I published my first post and the journey began. What started as a journal of my joys and woes in the kitchen has led to so many great adventures. Back then it was just my husband and I. Now we’ve grown to a family of 6. My […]

 

Plantains Vs Green Bananas

Can you tell the difference between plantains and green bananas? Green banana and Green (unripe) plantain Green bananas and Ripe plantains Did you know that all plantains are bananas but not all bananas are plantains? Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn  

 

Basics: Fluffiest Pancakes Ever

It’s no secret, I absolutely love pancakes and it’s evident by the numerous pancake recipes that are on here. I’ve been toying with the idea of developing a basic pancake recipe that will basically be the one to rule them all. Essentially a basic pancake recipe that one can build […]

 

Garlic and Herb Meatballs in Coconut Mushroom Sauce

Well, that title is a mouthful. I enjoy eating and making meatballs and ninety nine percent of the time I bake them. This time round I decided to shallow fry them and all I can say is this, if you have an oven just bake your meatballs. Baking cooks many […]

 

Peppers and Sausage Egg Muffin Cups

I decided to keep my daughters (4 1/2 and 3) occupied with some fun kitchen activity. I got them to actively help me make some egg muffin cups. As the name suggests these are eggs made in muffin cups. You make your desired filling then top off with some beaten […]

 

Deep Fried Teriyaki Chicken Wings

This is the non baked version of my baked teriyaki chicken wings. Essentially the wings are marinated just like the baked version then coated in some seasoned flour then deep fried. For the marinade, I’m using both the lemon zest and juice, the zest flavours the wings and the juice […]

 

Baked Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Wings! My second favourite chicken part after glorious, juicy and thicc thighs. I love this recipe since it easy to to do and no fuss. The most involving part is making the marinade and assembling the wings and the teriyaki sauce. Whenever I’m making wings I usually make a huge […]

 

Easy Teriyaki Sauce

I enjoy making sauces at home and most often than not I use the sauces in chicken wing recipes. I love the sweet and sourness of teriyaki sauce and depending on how long you cook it, it can turn sticky which is good. Just like my barbecue sauce, you dump […]

 

Carrot and Banana Loaf

*This post was supposed to go live on 7th February , then I experienced some technical difficulties* So my son turns one today!!! Anyway back to the recipe. This recipe was born out of leftover carrot cake batter that I added some mashed ripe bananas. I’ve since improved it and […]

 

Easy Homemade Pasta

Happy New Year! Hope your 2020 is off to a great start. How about this year we learn how to make fresh homemade pasta from scratch? It’s so easy, it’s unbelievable and on top of you that you just need two ingredients. Yep, two. And you already have them in […]