Author: leotunapika

Quick Fix: Sweet and Savoury rice

Yet another meal made from leftover rice. I like working with leftover rice since there are a variety of dishes that one can whip up in under 30 minutes. I had bought a whole broiler chicken some time back, I decided to fillet the breast and keep them for later. […]

 

Cinnamon Pancakes

Saturday breakfast are always the best since I’m never in a rush to prepare breakfast so I get to try something elaborate. Last Saturday was no different, I woke up in the mood for pancakes, normally i make lemon pancakes by just adding some lemon zest and juice in the […]

 

Meat balls part 2

For those who missed part one you can find it here Ingredients: For the sauce 1 medium red onion chopped 6 cloves of garlic finely chopped 2 teaspoons of finely chopped ginger 3 medium sized tomatoes peeled and crushed 1 hoho diced 2 eggplants diced Salt Black pepper 1/2 teaspoon […]

 

Meat balls part 1

The same night I prepared the baked potatoes I decided to prepare some meat balls sauce. Ingredients: For the meat balls 1/4 kg minced meat Breadcrumbs (left over from the fish fingers) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves A handful of dhania chopped Flour for […]

 

Fish Fingers

Sometime back during my monthly grocery shopping as I visited my vendor in search of some chicken legs, I noticed they had some fish fillet. Unfortunately they were out of chicken legs so I decided to try the fish instead. The fillets were quite large so I just got two. […]

 

Did someone say Chinese?

I’ve never been to a Chinese restaurant (hubby, hint ,hint) but I know they are big on rice, Egg fried rice to be specific. this is something I like preparing when I have leftover rice. It’s normally a pleasant way to eat it other than just warming it up. Let […]

 

Herbalicious Potatoes

Potatoes, roasted, fried or baked , who doesn’t love them? This past weekend I debated whether to prepare chapatis or potatoes. Well potatoes won, and that is because hubby wasn’t around to influence the voting otherwise chapatis would have won pants down hi hi hi. Since, we love potatoes that much, I […]

 

Egg Sandwich

 This Saturday was a bit different, I woke up a bit late and I had no clue of what to prepare for hubby as he was going to work. Luckily, I had some bread, eggs and dhania so I decided to make a simple egg sandwich. Ingredients: 6 slices of […]

 

Beef Stir Fry with Matoke

The same day I made matoke I decided to make some beef stir fry to serve as an accompaniment. Ingredients: 1/4 kg beef cut into strips 4 carrots cut lengthwise into thin strips 1 bell pepper cut lengthwise 1 onion sliced Salt Black pepper ½ teaspoon of dried rosemary leaves 2 […]

 

From Mother in Law with Love

Some Saturdays ago we had dinner over at my other family. We usually have a great time and never leave till it’s like pretty late. As is my mother in law’s tradition, she gave us some goodies to carry with us once we were about to head for home. This […]