Sauces, Salads and Dips

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Red Cabbage and Pepper Slaw

Salads! Refreshing! I enjoy salads not only because they are made with flavourful ingredients but because they can be pretty healthy when not doused with ‘unhealthy’ dressings. This red cabbage and pepper slaw is just right.  

 
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Simple Homemade Barbecue Sauce

Happy New Month. It’s unbelievable how fast this year has gone by. I had several plans for the blog which I’m yet to implement, however I am geared up to pick up where I left off. For the longest time I have wanted to share my simple homemade barbecue sauce […]

 
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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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Onja: Rainbow Watermelon Salsa

I enjoy a refreshing salsa just like any other person and what’s more refreshing than adding watermelon to one? Not only is this salsa full of colour it is packed with flavour. From the sweetness of the watermelon to the herb flavour of the dhania to the coolness of the […]

 
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Easy Tomato Sauce

If you enjoy making your own pizzas you’ll totally love this easy tomato sauce recipe. Granted I have shared a similar recipe here but this has to be the easiest and uses just a handful of ingredients. The key to making the perfect tomato sauce is blanching, peeling and blending the tomatoes. […]

 
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Groundnut Sauce

I absolutely love trying out new recipes and one can only guess how excited I was to actually learn how to make groundnut sauce from the very people who have perfected making it, Ugandans. It’s like learning how to make pizza from an Italian from Naples. My help is from […]

 
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Tomato Sauce

So last week I shared a simple pizza dough recipe and promised to share a tomato sauce recipe to be used as the base for the pizza. Whenever I make pizzas I usually make a basic marinara sauce to use as a base but when I don’t have fresh tomatoes […]

 
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Mango Salsa

Tis the season to eat mangoes! It’s mango season here in Kenya, so I’m making the most of it by incorporating mangoes in my meals. This salsa is a delightful change from the regular kachumbari.