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coconut chicken curry leotunapika

Coconut Chicken Curry

Happy Eid Mubarak to my muslim readers! When it comes to broiler chicken on bone I always gravitate towards baking. I hardly stew or curry the chicken pieces mainly because I find that the chicken can easily fall off the bone when manipulated too much. Fast forward to a few […]

 

Sweet Corn and Pea Fried Rice

Hello, it’s me I wondering if after all these years you’d love another fried rice recipe. Anyway, I am back with another leftover rice recipe. This one was inspired by a recipe from Kaluhi’s Kitchen. The beauty of fried rice recipes, is you can use just about anything you have […]

 

Herb and Spice New Potatoes

I guess by now you guys know that I absolutely love potatoes. I have numerous potato recipes already and I keep on sharing more. When I was in Ngara market over the weekend, I saw some new potatoes that I absolutely had to buy.  Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn  

 
Mushroom, basil and mozzarella

Mushroom, Basil and Mozzarella Pizza

I enjoy making pizza. From the kneading of the dough, to the making of the sauce and of course the toppings. However, I have never made one that was vegetarian. This past weekend after attending a bloggers event, fellow food blogger, Wangeci and I passed by Ngara market. What started out […]

 

Tropical Cashew Nut Rice

Leftover rice? Well I have the perfect recipe for you. Easy to make, perfect for a quick dinner/ lunch. I had some pineapple on hand, the utterly delicious ones from Uganda, so I added them for that sweet kick. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn  

 

Mad About Githeri

Anyone who  knows me well, knows that I absolutely love githeri. I can’t exactly pinpoint the actual reason why but this meal makes me happy. Turns out I am not alone in this, Kaluhi of Kaluhi’s Kitchen also loves githeri. Particularly when I was pregnant I enjoyed frying up some […]

 

Fried Plantain

I have an aunt who grows plantain and I was very excited when she came to visit me or rather to see the baby. I figured it would be the perfect time to tell her about my blog and how I wanted to share plantain recipes. Turns out very few […]

 

Chicken in Groundnut Sauce

After making the groundnut sauce, I figured it would be ideal if I paired it with chicken. Since the sauce is so rich, I just sauteed the chicken in very little oil  and seasoned with salt and black pepper. The sauce is the star of the meal and I did […]

 

Cumin and Rosemary Chicken

Finally I put a post. I am so excited. I have been gone for quite a while and with good reason. For starters, we got a new addition to the Leo tunapika? household. My hubby and I were blessed with a beautiful baby girl who has been keeping us busy. […]

 

Spicy Oven Fried Chicken

I love coated chicken okay I love anything chicken. These past few months I have been a frequent (once a month) buyer of KFC, imagine and the way their chicken is so greasy. In my hopes of trying to be a bit healthy I decided to make my own version […]