Author: Gatuiri

Onion and Pepper Fried Chicken

Once one gets married you sort of get different kinds of gifts from your spouse. So last week hubby dearest surprised me by buying some chicken legs and fish fillet. Yeah!!! I’m now more excited about chicken legs than chocolate.O-o  PS. He still gets me chocolate. It had been a […]

 

Beans Stew

Since I got married I’ve been meaning to buy some beans but i have never gotten around to doing so. Lucky for me,mom in love must have sensed my need because she sent some over and boy were they a lot. Since they were raw, I needed to boil them […]

 

Cinnamon Chapatis :-)

To say my husband loves chapatis would be an understatement. I think he can even eat them daily. So sometime last week, actually Wednesday, as we were on our way to visit my mum, we passed by those vibandas (road side kiosks) that make and sell chapatis and this is the conversation […]

 

Anything goes

You basically put all the fruits you have on hand and make a smoothie. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas sliced A handful of strawberries, hauled and sliced 3-4 grapes (i had the ones with seeds) 2 tree tomatoes 1/2 mango diced 1 cup vanilla yoghurt Smoothies are best for quick lunches […]

 

Spicy Potatoes

I love me some potatoes. Some random Tuesday last week I decide to cook some potatoes I’d been given by my mother in love. As usual I baked them. It’s funny how they are called roast potatoes anyway as long I don’t deep fry, I’m good. This recipe closely resembles […]

 

Yoghurt Pancakes

Yep!!! One can apparently put yoghurt in pancakes or so I ‘invented’. I had some leftover plain yoghurt from a previous recipe so I decided to add it into the pancake batter. Have I mentioned that it was to expire in 2 days, yeah, hence the reason I had to […]

 

Fish Curry

Since I discovered, the chicken curry recipe, I have modified it to suit different meats. I had some filleted tilapia and I decided to try it out. Ingredients: 1 1/2 fillets of fish – I used tilapia (cut into chunks) 1 cup plain yoghurt 3/4 cup coconut milk 1 onion […]

 

Pineapple and Peppers Stir Fry

Sounds odd but it was tasty. It was one of those days I was clueless on what to cook. I had some beef strips in the freezer and we had this ripe pineapple in the fridge. I decided to make a simple stir fry to go with some leftover rice. […]

 

Indian Chicken Curry

I love chicken, so I’m always on the look out for easy chicken recipes. I decided to search online for some curry recipes, boy did I find many. I eventually settled on one that had easy to get ingredients. Armed with a shopping list I was ready to embark on […]

 

Surprise: Chocolate Banana Cake

This past weekend was hubby’s birthday, so I decided to bake him a surprise birthday cake. Planning a surprise for someone you live with can be a bit difficult. The biggest challenge was where to hide the cake. I recall earlier this year, on the eve of my birthday, hubby […]