Tag: garlic

Creamed Spinach

The other day I attended an ‘itara’ – it is one of those celebrations that lead up to a wedding, where the bride’s family go to see where the bride will be married i.e the groom’s parents’ home. The catering was so on point and for the first time ever […]

 

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 […]

 

Brrr! Butternut Soup

It’s getting pretty cold in Nairobi and soup is one of those things to help keep the cold away. It’s funny that I hardly make soup despite the recipe being pretty simple. So the other day my friend Rachael chats me up on gtalk asking for a recipe for butternut […]

 

Spring Onions and Bell Peppers Chicken Quesadillas

The previous time I cooked quesadillas, I made a mistake of making few of them and hubby wanted more O-o . On the second take, I purposed to make more than enough. The process is more or less the same other than the addition of bell peppers, spring onions and […]

 

Chicken Quesadillas

Don’t let the foreign name fool you, these babies are totally easy to make. The best thing is that you can stuff the tortillas with just about anything. Quesadillas are a mexican delight where a tortilla is filled with mostly cheese and other ingredients then folded in half and served. […]

 

Spaghetti in Sausage Sauce

This is a quick dinner that I whipped up this past Sunday. It’s pretty simple. Ingredients: Spaghetti For the sauce 1 medium onion chopped 3 cloves of garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon of chopped ginger 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder 3 tomatoes diced 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Salt to taste […]

 

Butterless Butter Chicken

Last year during hubby’s birthday, we went out for lunch at an Indian restaurant, Mughals, at Adams Arcade. I had some butter chicken, which┬áin my opinion is by far the best boneless chicken curry I’ve ever eaten. After that I embarked on looking for the recipe but most of what […]

 

Kienyeji Pot Roast

I normally avoid cooking kienyeji (road runner) chicken for fear of under cooking it and of course the fact that it can be a bit tough. On one of my visits at my neighbours place (read the Murigis), I found some Tupike magazines which I gladly skimmed through and voila […]

 

Gram Flour Fish Fingers

I bought some gram flour a while back so that I could prepare some bhajias. Since then, I haven’t cooked bhajias again and I feared my flour would go to waste. I started brainstorming on other ways I could use the flour. Since, I love making fish fingers and I […]

 

Chicken in Mango Sauce

Over the holidays, I had purposed to roast a whole chicken and I finally got around to doing that on Christmas day. I have to say, I was impressed, the chicken was not only delicious, crispy but also juicy. Anyway that’s a recipe for another day but lemme leave you […]