Dinner/Lunch

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 […]

 

Grilled Chicken in Mushroom Sauce

Let me start by saying that I have always wanted to own a grill pan, a cast iron one to be precise. Long story short, I eventually landed on a local site that sells these grill pans plus many more cookware items. Readers, meet my cast iron grill pan, this […]

 

Valentine Dinners!

Valentine’s Day is this Saturday! Looking to treat your special someone to an awesome dinner? How about making something special for them or even cooking with them? This Valentine’s be different treat you wife, girlfriend, child or guests to a wonderful home cooked dinner. Here are a few suggestions that […]

 

Breaded Fish Fillet

I live for simple recipes, meals that not only take a short time to prepare but also use very minimal ingredients. I can’t really call this a revolutionary recipe but it sure gives a delicious end result. This is basically a technique of how I pan fry fish fillets. Facebook […]

 

Bacon and Broccoli Frittata

Happy new month! As I was catching up on Pioneer Woman‘s food posts, I saw a frittata recipe which inspired me to make one. As soon as I thought of making the frittata, I figured the perfect combination would be to use bacon and broccoli. Any excuse to incorporate bacon […]

 

Cheese and Onion Meatballs

Every once in a while I enjoy snacking on potato crisps and corn puffs. I mostly get the plain salted ones and for when I am feeling a bit adventurous I go for the cheese and onion flavour. My inspiration for this recipe is cheese and onion potato crisps. Since […]

 

Chicken and Potato Bake

There are times I just want to put everything in a baking dish put it in the oven and proceed to do our things. This recipe fits the bill. It’s not your quick meal but can be great to prepare when you have guests and have several things to whip […]