Author: Gatuiri

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 […]

 

Chocolate Ganache

I was charged with the great task of baking a cake for a friend’s bridal shower. Boy was I nervous, I kept asking myself, will they love it? Will they compare my cake to previous cakes? Oh well, I took the challenge. I decided to make my chocolate banana cake. […]

 

Peas and Sausage Fried Rice

I love when I get home and discover I have leftover rice, because that translates to dinner in under 20 minutes. This happened to me some 2 weeks ago and boy was I happy. I had a feeling I had some sausages in the freezer and lucky me, I spotted […]

 

Mango and Tree Tomato Smoothie

A while back my loving mother in law sent my husband with some tree tomatoes/ tamarillos (matunda ya damu) . I had a mango that didn’t seem sweet and since I had some vanilla yoghurt in the fridge I decided to make a smoothie. Well with my excitement of inventing a […]

 

Broccoli

Powerpuff girls are responsible for making us hate broccoli even without having tasted it. Well fortunately, I decided to give it a try and I loved it. I made some to accompany the pasta alla marinara. Normally I stir fry broccoli with carrots but sadly I didn’t have any in […]

 

Marinara Sauce

Marinara (mariner’s) sauce is a South Italian tomato sauce. The most of basic recipes has tomatoes, garlic, herbs and onions. It’s pretty good to serve with pasta, rice or even seafood. I prepared this sometime this week to serve with pasta (pasta alla marinara as Italians would call it) and some broccoli […]

 

Lunch: Sandwich and Fruit Yoghurt

Didn’t have leftover food from yesterday night because we had take out. Since I’m trying to keep off fries this is what I made for lunch, while at work. I carried the fruits from home. Plus I carried some slices of bread, beef brawn slices, a tomato, cucumber and some […]

 

My Ratatouille

I had some leftover rice (as usual O-o) and I needed to cook something quick and easy that would accompany it. For some reason that evening we arrived home pretty full, so I just cooked so that I could have something to carry for lunch the following day. Initially I […]

 

Tomato, Cucumber and Mozzarella Sandwich

I guess by now you guys have noticed the way I love making sandwiches. I think they are pretty easy to do plus you can basically use anything you have on hand as long as you have bread :-D. I prepared to for breakfast yesterday. I still had some buns […]