Author: Gatuiri

Shakshouka

Simply a one pot tomato based egg dish. My love for eggs has led me to discover and make different things. When I learnt of this dish, I just had to give it a try, in some places it’s called eggs in purgatory guess cause the eggs are contained in […]

 

Roasted Vegetables

Quick fixes are a fave of mine especially when all that is needed is prepping of the ingredients. I have been loving roasted vegetables and I try to make them at least twice a week. Perfect over fried eggs, pasta or just about anything really.When roasting vegetables work with fresh […]

 

Coconut Chicken and Mushroom Spaghetti

Happy Valentine’s. Spread some love through food. This easy and delicious coconut chicken and mushroom spaghetti will do the trick. Think subtle masala and coconut flavours with some spaghetti. For the ingredients you’ll need. 1 tablespoon unsalted butter400gms button mushrooms sliced1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 red onion finely chopped3 garlic cloves […]

 

Breakfast Potatoes

Happy New Year! Excited about 2019, I’m expecting my third child, yeah, third and the baby is due later in the month. It’s safe to say the Leo tunapika? household is growing so more background noises in my videos. I want to start off the year by sharing this very […]

 

Amaize Nutmeg Cupcakes

Do you ever try out recipes printed out on the packs of food products? I decided to give this maize meal cupcakes recipe on the Amaize pack a try.  

 

Amaize Chocolate Chip Cookies

Have you ever tried baking with maize meal? Well, I have and I’m hear to report that the outcome was amaizing (typo is very much intended). I have been working with Amaize flour for the past few weeks trying to develop recipes that don’t centre on what we normally know […]

 

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 […]

 
raspberry lemon cake leotunapika

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 […]