Quick meals

Cashewnut and Basil Pesto Pasta

Pesto is one of the easiest things to make, especially if you have a food processor. I love how it comes together so quickly and it’s perfect for quick meals. Pesto is an Italian word meaning to grind which explains the origin of the pestle for mortar and pestle. Traditionally […]

 

Plantains Vs Green Bananas

Can you tell the difference between plantains and green bananas? Green banana and Green (unripe) plantain Green bananas and Ripe plantains Did you know that all plantains are bananas but not all bananas are plantains?  

 

Peppers and Sausage Egg Muffin Cups

I decided to keep my daughters (4 1/2 and 3) occupied with some fun kitchen activity. I got them to actively help me make some egg muffin cups. As the name suggests these are eggs made in muffin cups. You make your desired filling then top off with some beaten […]

 

Easy Homemade Pasta

Happy New Year! Hope your 2020 is off to a great start. How about this year we learn how to make fresh homemade pasta from scratch? It’s so easy, it’s unbelievable and on top of you that you just need two ingredients. Yep, two. And you already have them in […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 
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Egg Fried Rice

Funny how I don’t have any recipe on here on leftover ugali 🙂 Anyway, most often than not you find that you have rice leftover and instead of just reheating it how about revamping it? In comes this easy and quick egg fried rice recipe. Today’s recipe is dedicated to […]

 
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Sausage and Broccoli Stir Fry

Happy Thursday, Just a quick sausage and broccoli stir fry. Don’t you just love meals that take such a short time to prepare? I know I do. I shared this on my instagram yesterday and I figured I should share it here.