Author: Gatuiri

Potato Bhajias

I have received several requests on my Facebook page to post a recipe on how to make bhajias. I have to say I’m no expert in this area but I think I can share a tip or two. Ingredients: Potatoes, peeled, washed and sliced thinly 1 cup gram flour 3/4 […]

 

Happy Birthday Kenya and Brunch

This post has been in my drafts for ages. Apologies for the delay. Wednesday, 12th December was a public holiday here in Kenya, don’t we always look forward to holidays? Wa!! For me holiday translates to sleeping in. If you know me, you will definitely agree to fact that I […]

 

Chicken in Mango Sauce

Over the holidays, I had purposed to roast a whole chicken and I finally got around to doing that on Christmas day. I have to say, I was impressed, the chicken was not only delicious, crispy but also juicy. Anyway that’s a recipe for another day but lemme leave you […]

 

My 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog. I just want to thank, all of you for stopping by this blog, reading, commenting  suggesting and even trying out the recipes. I am humble. Looking forward to an even tasty, spicy and flavourful 2013. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached […]

 

Breakfast on the run

You’ve woken up late and you need to take breakfast. So what to do? Make some cereal! This will take less than five minutes to put together. I can guarantee that. Ingredients: Cereal – I used weetabix. This recipe can apply for cornflakes or muesli or whatever cereal you have […]

 

Pilau: Beginners Luck??

I love cooking and venturing into the deep when trying out recipes but there are a few recipes that I even tremble at the thought of trying them. Some of you may wonder how one can get scared of cooking pilau, but trust me, it was a real fear. Fear, […]

 

Burnt Matoke Crisps

My dear mother calls me up to ask if I’d like some matoke (plantain/green bananas) and I’m like why not. She sends my brother to drop them off. Fast forward three days later, on that Thursday I manage to get home early and instead of just making the bananas in […]

 

Guacamole

Guacamole is an avocado based sauce. It originated with the Aztecs in Mexico. So, I bought some avocados a while back and one thing I know about avocados is that they tend to all ripen at the same time, so if you have many on hand it’s best you share […]

 

Feeling Lazy? Bake Some Fish

Some days back, I was feeling kinda lazy and I needed to prepare supper. We had some leftover ugali and veggies so I just need to cook some fish and dinner would be done. I didn’t want the task of flipping over the fish in the pan so I thought […]