Dinner/Lunch

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Cumin and Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

Currently in Nairobi the price of potatoes is unbelievably high making it extra hard for potato lovers to enjoy their guilty pleasure, fries. That said, let me introduce you to sweet potatoes which in my opinion are better than potato fries, well on most days. Sweet potatoes are super nutritious […]

 
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Creamy Garlic and Mushroom Spaghetti

Are there some foods that you never ate growing up? For me, mushrooms are part of that list, I don’t remember when I first ate them but I think it must have been on a pizza then I graduated to mushroom soup and eventually sauteed mushrooms. I have come to […]

 
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Kienyeji Chicken Noodle Soup 

Soup in January? Trust me on this one,despite the heat this heartwarming bowl of soup is perfect as a one pot dinner. Nothing much is needed, other than cutting up the veggies.For this soup, I used kienyeji (road runner) chicken since it’s particularly very flavourful.  

 
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Garlic, Lemon and Thyme Spatchcock Chicken

Spatchcock? What’s that you ask? Well just fancy talk for butterflied whole chicken. Basically you remove the backbone from the whole chicken then flatten the breast bone to form a butterfly shape. It may sound difficult but trust me it’s pretty easy to do. All you need is a sharp […]

 
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Beef Lasagna 

Rich, thick and herb filled meat sauce, the nutty flavour from the bechamel and generous amounts of cheese. Beef lasagna. Lasagna,such a decadent and indulgent dish that I reserve for special occasions. Lasagna is somewhat lengthy however the results are worth the time. The secret to amazing lasagna lies in the […]

 
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Barbecued Thyme & Garlic Chicken Wings

Chicken wings are favourite of many people and work well as an appetiser or finger food when entertaining. As Christmas approaches, you might want to wow your guests with these finger licking barbecued thyme and garlic chicken wings.  

 
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Parmesan and Garlic Hasselback Potatoes

How about some potatoes that have your back? These parmesan and garlic hasselback potatoes take the cake. This week, I’ll be counting down to Christmas with some fun and easy recipes that you can whip up for your family and friends. I’ll try to focus on meals that can cater […]

 
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Barbecue Pork Spare Ribs

Calling all pork lovers! How about some barbecue pork spare ribs? I had a hankering for some barbecued pork ribs and if you know me,whenever I long for a certain meal I usually end up making it. First, I had to get a reliable supplier and thanks to my fellow […]

 
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Onja: Plain White Rice? Boring

Rice is one of those side meals or meals that one gravitates to when they want a quick fix. Most often than not, you are likely making it plain, with just the essentials, water and salt. Anyway, I’m here to tell you, no matter the hurry you’re in, you can […]