A basic vanilla cake recipe is a necessity in any baker’s arsenal, whether hobbyist or professional. It serves as a base for many other flavours. From just a vanilla cake recipe you can add different essences or ingredients to yield a totally different cake. Addition of some lemon zest and […]
Red velvet is one of those cake flavours that is sort of misunderstood and thus liked and disliked in equal measure. For starters, red velvet cake is a mild chocolate cake, yep. Why the red colour?
I love bread! Banana bread. Bananas are those fruits or should I say berries that are easily accessible and pretty affordable. You probably have some in your kitchen right now. Ripe bananas are versatile and can be eaten as is, in muffins, breads, pancakes, smoothies or even nice creams. I […]
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.
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 […]
I’m a serious sweet tooth and a chocolate lover so what better way to indulge than to enjoy some chocolate chip cookies. I made them wholemeal to try make them a bit ‘healthier’. Cookies are great to have on hand and are pretty easy to make, all you need is […]
Happy Valentine’s Day It’s been a while since I’ve done a giveaway and what better way to celebrate today than sharing the love with one of you guys? Valentine’s for me,is just another day, plus we (hubby and I) don’t particularly celebrate it and thus no expectations on each other. […]
It’s grape season, well those grapes with tiny seeds that you see being hawked in the streets of Nairobi. Sometime back as I thought of something to make for breakfast, I realised I had some grapes leftover and decided to try using them. I loved the result and figured I should […]
Hey foodies? It’s been ages since I lasted posted 🙁 Totally unintentional. All in all, I have been busy cooking and baking which can only mean more easy recipes for you guys to try out. A while back, I got an opportunity to bake my first wedding cake \0/ and […]
I’m that kind of person who gets inspiration from just anything. The other day as I was doing some shopping in the supermarket, I saw a packet of oats and there and then I knew I wanted to buy some.