Quick meals

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 in 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 […]

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 […]

Feeling Lazy? Bake Some Fish

Some days back, I was feeling kinda lazy and I needed to prepare supper. We had some leftover ugali and veggies so I just need to cook some fish and dinner would be done. I didn’t want the task of flipping over the fish in the pan so I thought […]

Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

What do you do when you just have one chicken leg in the freezer but you have two mouths to feed? Simple: Make chicken soup for hubby then shred the chicken to make sandwiches 🙂 Ingredients: Pre cooked chicken leg – I had boiled it in water with onions, garlic […]

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!! […]

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 […]

Peas and Sausage Fried Rice

I love when I get home and discover I have leftover rice, because that translates to dinner in under 20 minutes. This happened to me some 2 weeks ago and boy was I happy. I had a feeling I had some sausages in the freezer and lucky me, I spotted […]

Broccoli

Powerpuff girls are responsible for making us hate broccoli even without having tasted it. Well fortunately, I decided to give it a try and I loved it. I made some to accompany the pasta alla marinara. Normally I stir fry broccoli with carrots but sadly I didn’t have any in […]

Marinara Sauce

Marinara (mariner’s) sauce is a South Italian tomato sauce. The most of basic recipes has tomatoes, garlic, herbs and onions. It’s pretty good to serve with pasta, rice or even seafood. I prepared this sometime this week to serve with pasta (pasta alla marinara as Italians would call it) and some broccoli […]

Lunch: Sandwich and Fruit Yoghurt

Didn’t have leftover food from yesterday night because we had take out. Since I’m trying to keep off fries this is what I made for lunch, while at work. I carried the fruits from home. Plus I carried some slices of bread, beef brawn slices, a tomato, cucumber and some […]