Tag: bell pepper


Bacon and Broccoli Frittata

Happy new month! As I was catching up on Pioneer Woman‘s food posts, I saw a frittata recipe which inspired me to make one. As soon as I thought of making the frittata, I figured the perfect combination would be to use bacon and broccoli. Any excuse to incorporate bacon […]


One Pot Pasta

Quick lunch /dinner recipe that will leave your taste buds asking for more. This is a dish I have prepared on several occasions. It’s debut on the blog was as pasta motukanio which is a vegetarian version.  


Chicken Mshikaki

I’m always in search of a challenge when it comes to cooking. A while back I bought wooden skewers just for the sake of having them in my kitchen. I normally use them for checking the readiness of my baked goodies but this time round I decided to put them […]


Baked Meatballs in Tomato and Pepper Sauce

Sometime last week my colleague mentioned meatballs then I realised it had been quite a while since I’d prepared any. One thing with food is that when you start thinking about something you just have to get it. I figured all that I needed was the minced meat which I […]


60th: Onion and Pepper Fried Chicken with Yoghurt

Yippee!!! This is my 60th post!! Wa!! Imagine. Thank you all for reading my cooking journal, commenting, liking and even trying out these recipes. I’m humbled. This meal I prepared a while back when we had a friend over for dinner. This dish closely resembles this one , however I […]

there you go

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!! […]

swimming fishes..pun intended

Fish Stew

I have previously been very skeptical about making stewed or curried fish but that has changed. The need to try new fish recipes other than the usual pan frying changed my perception. Ingredients: 1 medium onion sliced 2 cloves of garlic sliced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 2 tomatoes diced 1 […]

Pasta 'motukanio'

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 […]