Author: leotunapika

Creamy Butternut Soup

Brrr… It’s rather nippy in Nairobi and I’m about to add socks to my nightwear. Thankfully I have a warm bowl of creamy butternut soup. I know, I know what makes this recipe different from the other two I’ve shared here before? well, one, you can never have too many […]

 
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Raspberry and Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I’ve known Rachael for more than half my life! She loves traveling, reading books and dogs. She also runs a travel blog Safari254. Today is her birthday, she had me over at her place over the weekend and we baked a birthday cake. A raspberry and lemon cake with cream […]

 

Mango and Pepper Salad with Thyme Vinaigrette

Mango season calls for a bomb salad and this is it. I don’t think I’ve made the most of this mango season as I would love to but I still have time, I guess. For this salad, you need just two ingredients, yes just two well not taking into account […]

 

Taking Stock and Happy New Year

Morning? Anybody here? I’ve been gone for so long, 7 months. During my hiatus I started doing videos which has been my goal for some time now. Do subscribe . I do intend to continue to share recipes here and the first recipe of the year will go live tomorrow. […]

 

Happy 5th Birthday! 

Hey?  It’s been 5 years since I published my first post and delved into this world of food blogging. Wow! I have grown immensely since 2012, my photos are a testament of that 🙂 . I am yet to achieve the things I thought I would have by now, nonetheless […]

 

Orange Zest French Toast

French toast or toast mayai as we fondly call it here in Kenya is a quick breakfast fix that can be transformed very easily. This time round I added some orange zest and the results were amazing. Ideally a day or two old bread is great with french toast but […]

 
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Oat and Chia Seeds Banana Muffins

Chia seeds are all the rave now. These whole grains are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, fibre, antioxidants, calcium. There neutral taste make them the perfect addition to just about anything. From adding them to drinking water, to Instagram worthy chia puddings to parfaits, sprinkled over your morning cereal […]

 
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Raspberry Cinnamon Rolls

These buns will be the end of me, well the my waistline at least. I enjoy baking and cinnamon rolls are those indulgent things that I occasionally make and recently when I found some raspberries on sale I just had to buy them. I know some of us might find […]

 

Cumin and Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

Currently in Nairobi the price of potatoes is unbelievably high making it extra hard for potato lovers to enjoy their guilty pleasure, fries. That said, let me introduce you to sweet potatoes which in my opinion are better than potato fries, well on most days. Sweet potatoes are super nutritious […]