Quick meals

Bell Pepper and Chicken Fried Rice.

It’s been a while since I did a leftover rice recipe. As most of you know by now, I enjoy working with leftover rice. This time round I had leftover poached chicken breasts from my quesadilla recipe. This recipe is pretty simple and you can easy subtitute the chicken with […]

 

Spaghetti in Sausage Sauce

This is a quick dinner that I whipped up this past Sunday. It’s pretty simple. Ingredients: Spaghetti For the sauce 1 medium onion chopped 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon of chopped ginger 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 3 tomatoes diced 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Salt to taste […]

 

Breaded Rosemary Fish Fillet

I love it when hubby surprises me with food stuffs, yeah, after getting married I’m surprised at the gifts I get excited about. Raw fish! The gift was timely because it had been a while since we had eaten fish. I wanted to prepare something quick that would not require […]

 

Butter Beans Curry

Butter beans are white or cream coloured flat beans. They are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and thiamin. They are a good source of protein plus they are very low in calories and fat. I have come to love these beans not only because of their nutritional benefits but […]

 

Butterless Butter Chicken

Last year during hubby’s birthday, we went out for lunch at an Indian restaurant, Mughals, at Adams Arcade. I had some butter chicken, which in my opinion is by far the best boneless chicken curry I’ve ever eaten. After that I embarked on looking for the recipe but most of what […]

 

Gram Flour Fish Fingers

I bought some gram flour a while back so that I could prepare some bhajias. Since then, I haven’t cooked bhajias again and I feared my flour would go to waste. I started brainstorming on other ways I could use the flour. Since, I love making fish fingers and I […]

 

Feeling Lazy? Bake Some Fish

Some days back, I was feeling kinda lazy and I needed to prepare supper. We had some leftover ugali and veggies so I just need to cook some fish and dinner would be done. I didn’t want the task of flipping over the fish in the pan so I thought […]

 

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

What do you do when you just have one chicken leg in the freezer but you have two mouths to feed? Simple: Make chicken soup for hubby then shred the chicken to make sandwiches 🙂 Ingredients: Pre cooked chicken leg – I had boiled it in water with onions, garlic […]

 

Seriously Leo Tunapika?

Naming this blog leo tunapika wasn’t by chance. This is a daily question and on Tuesday this week it was no different. We had to attend a meeting in the evening so that meant we’d reach home a bit late. On top of that I just didn’t feel like cooking…yep!! […]

 

Pasta ‘motukanio’

Motukanio – (Embu/Kikuyu) verb: to add everything together. This is courtesy of my friend Dee. As we were on our way to town from work, I happened to mention that I had intentions of making pasta for dinner. Dee went on and told me of this recipe. You simply make […]