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Ginger Snaps

Cookies have been on my mind lately from chocolate chip to ginger snaps. I enjoy baking, be it cakes, cupcakes and muffins but rarely do I make cookies. Up until a week ago I had never made ginger snaps, I searched through pinterest and found a recipe which I tried […]

 
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Coconut Chicken Curry

Happy Eid Mubarak to my muslim readers! When it comes to broiler chicken on bone I always gravitate towards baking. I hardly stew or curry the chicken pieces mainly because I find that the chicken can easily fall off the bone when manipulated too much. Fast forward to a few […]

 

Soko Saturday: Ruiru Market

I enjoy going to the market, I find it therapeutic. Granted, it’s been quite a while since my last visit. I’ve been a bit busy and I prefer going on market days because I’m guaranteed of fresh produce straight from the farm. I live in Kiambu county and the Ruiru […]

 

Eating my way through Lamu

Prior to arriving in Lamu I had envisioned streets filled with vendors cooking different Swahili delicacies from viazi karai, mahamri, vitumbua to bhajia while overlooking the ocean. Sadly that wasn’t the case. I recall our first night there we were shocked that there wasn’t much street food, other than a […]

 

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 […]

 

What’s your BlueBand Story? #GrowGreatKids

“Step by step, day by day , growing stronger along the way, BlueBand gives you the energy to grow…” If you grew up in the 90’s you definitely sang along to that tune. My fondest memory of using Blueband was this ‘strange’ combination we used to make with my ‘big’ […]

 

Cumin and Rosemary Chicken

Finally I put a post. I am so excited. I have been gone for quite a while and with good reason. For starters, we got a new addition to the Leo tunapika? household. My hubby and I were blessed with a beautiful baby girl who has been keeping us busy. […]

 

White Wine Mushroom Sauce

I hardly ever cook with alcohol or rather I have cooked with wine just once before when making some sauce for lasagna. I wasn’t quite sure of the kind of wine to use but after a few consultations I settled on a dry and crisp white wine. I don’t take […]