Tag: baking

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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 […]

 

Cinnamon and Grape Muffins

It’s grape season, well those grapes with tiny seeds that you see being hawked in the streets of Nairobi. Sometime back as I thought of something to make for breakfast, I┬árealised I had some grapes leftover and decided to try using them. I loved the result and figured I should […]

 

Spicy Oven Fried Chicken

I love coated chicken okay I love anything chicken. These past few months I have been a frequent (once a month) buyer of KFC, imagine and the way their chicken is so greasy. In my hopes of trying to be a bit healthy I decided to make my own version […]

 

Baked Chicken Drumsticks

In case you haven’t guessed by now, we love white meat hence the reason the blog is filled with chicken and fish recipes. Some time last I was craving some chicken and I thought of preparing┬áthis to serve with ugali and sukuma wiki. Sadly the supermarket was out of chicken […]

 

Wholemeal Banana Cupcakes

By now some of you might have noticed that I really love ripe bananas and I like using them in my cooking. I think there are very versatile fruits, you can eat them as is, blend them with milk or yoghurt to make smoothies, bake them in cakes or muffins […]

 

Black Forest Cake

If you like my page on facebook or follow me on twitter you must have seen my previous complaints about my black forest cake backfiring. It got so bad that I decided not to try again. I resulted in getting my brother to bake the cake then I do the […]

 

Pineapple upside down flop :-(

This was the second time I was making this cake and since the first time was a huge success I didn’t think this time would be any different. Boy was I wrong. Honestly, I had debated on whether I should post this seeing that it didn’t come out as expected. […]

 

Sweet tooth: Having Breakfast for Supper

I love looking at different recipes and spicing them up with my own additions. My love for baking made me search for a simple muffin recipe. The first time I baked them, I had some ripe bananas and had a great idea of incorporating them into the recipe. Since then, […]