Author: Gatuiri

Rich Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

Every cake lover and baking enthusiast needs a decadent chocolate cake recipe in their arsenal and I’m sharing mine today. Tender and soft chocolate layers with a rich chocolate buttercream frosting. Chocolate cake is one of my all time favourite cake and I enjoy having a slice with some chilled […]

 

Mixed Berry Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

It’s my birthday! 33! Jesus year.   Excited to celebrate another year and keeping with my tradition I’m baking my own birthday cake. I’ve made a mixed berry cake based off my vanilla cake recipe which coincidentally I shared last year for my birthday.  

 

Kenyan Black Forest Cake

Originally the Black Forest Gateau or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte as it’s called in German is a cake made up of chocolate sponge layers filled with whipped cream and cherries then covered with more whipped cream and chocolate shavings. In Germany for it to be called Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte , it’s law that […]

 

Gitweero : Matoke and Matumbo

Today’s recipe is a special one, it’s reminiscent of my childhood. It’s something my mother used to cook for us. I recently made this on my instastories and from the interactions I got I learnt that a number also ate this when younger. So, what is Gitweero? For starters, this […]

 

Lemonade Three Ways

Nothing beats a cold glass of lemonade during this January heat well unless it hibiscus lemonade 🙂 As a baker, I am always using lemon rind in cakes and thus I end up with so many lemons which means I’m ever making lemonade. Today, I’d like to share how I […]

 

Cheesy Arugula Rolex

Rolex is a popular food in Uganda. It’s basically an omelette and veggies wrapped with a chapati. From my little research the name rolex is a play on rolled eggs.  

 

Egg and Arugula Sandwich

Happy New Month! I’m excited for December mainly because I’ve challenged myself to share videos and blogposts every weekday leading up to Christmas Day. What makes the perfect sandwich? I feel every single ingredient in a sandwich plays a role in making it perfect. From the toasted bread which acts […]