Quick meals

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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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Zucchini in Tomato Sauce

Zucchinis or courgettes whichever name you choose to use are a type of squash which are quite versatile. You can use in your stews and curries, as a snack in form of fritters or even baked/fried zucchini sticks, in frittatas or quiches or better yet make a loaf of zucchini […]

 
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Broccoli and Sausage Fried Rice

I’m back with yet another quick and tasty way to revamp your leftover rice. This time round I chose to use broccoli and sausage. For the sausages, I removed the casings to use the sausage meat.  

 

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 […]

 

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.  

 

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.  

 

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 […]

 

Fish en Papillote

French has a way of making anything sound delicious, just think about it. One would totally eat escargot just because it sounds all exotic and delicious only to realise it’s French for snails, yeah in some places it’s a delicacy. Meals in foreign languages have a way of seeming complicated […]

 

Fish in a Foil

Looking to make a quick meal with minimal dishes to wash? How about making fish in a foil. Just as the name suggests, fish is baked in a foil. I made this some time last week. I have been trying to work on healthier recipes for the blog.