Quick meals

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 […]

 

Peas and Sausage Fried Rice

I love when I get home and discover I have leftover rice, because that translates to dinner in under 20 minutes. This happened to me some 2 weeks ago and boy was I happy. I had a feeling I had some sausages in the freezer and lucky me, I spotted […]

 

Broccoli

Powerpuff girls are responsible for making us hate broccoli even without having tasted it. Well fortunately, I decided to give it a try and I loved it. I made some to accompany the pasta alla marinara. Normally I stir fry broccoli with carrots but sadly I didn’t have any in […]

 

Marinara Sauce

Marinara (mariner’s) sauce is a South Italian tomato sauce. The most of basic recipes has tomatoes, garlic, herbs and onions. It’s pretty good to serve with pasta, rice or even seafood. I prepared this sometime this week to serve with pasta (pasta alla marinara as Italians would call it) and some broccoli […]

 

Lunch: Sandwich and Fruit Yoghurt

Didn’t have leftover food from yesterday night because we had take out. Since I’m trying to keep off fries this is what I made for lunch, while at work. I carried the fruits from home. Plus I carried some slices of bread, beef brawn slices, a tomato, cucumber and some […]

 

My Ratatouille

I had some leftover rice (as usual O-o) and I needed to cook something quick and easy that would accompany it. For some reason that evening we arrived home pretty full, so I just cooked so that I could have something to carry for lunch the following day. Initially I […]

 

Tomato, Cucumber and Mozzarella Sandwich

I guess by now you guys have noticed the way I love making sandwiches. I think they are pretty easy to do plus you can basically use anything you have on hand as long as you have bread :-D. I prepared to for breakfast yesterday. I still had some buns […]

 

Avocado and Brawn Sandwich

I received an SMS from my mother on Sunday informing me that she had some ripe avocados and she wanted me to go for some. Since I got married, I usually get such texts from her, telling me to go for various goodies of which I’m very grateful.Since my hubby […]

 

Pan Seared Tilapia

Last week I went on a shopping spree, surprising to stock my fridge and not my wardrobe, priorities do change ti hi hi 🙂 I managed to buy some filleted tilapia. I  simply coated the fish with some condiments then pan fried it. I also made some garlic sauce to […]

 

Egg Curry

Sorry Dee yet again I put up a recipe with eggs. Forgive me . This is a recipe I learnt from my mother, we used to prepare this mostly to serve as an accompaniment for rice though one can also serve it with ugali or pasta. I prepared this dish […]