Tag: tomatoes

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

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 […]

 

Beans Stew

Since I got married I’ve been meaning to buy some beans but i have never gotten around to doing so. Lucky for me,mom in love must have sensed my need because she sent some over and boy were they a lot. Since they were raw, I needed to boil them […]

 

Egg Curry

Sorry Dee yet again I put up a recipe with eggs. Forgive me . This is a recipe I learnt from my mother, we used to prepare this mostly to serve as an accompaniment for rice though one can also serve it with ugali or pasta. I prepared this dish […]

 

Fried liver

Quick and flavourful dish to serve over some rice or with ugali. Fry some chopped onions, garlic and ginger Once golden and sizzling add in the liver. Once the liver is almost cooked, add the tomatoes. Let the tomatoes cook down, then serve 🙂 We had ours with some turmeric rice. […]

 

Tomato and Eggplant Sauce

Did you know? Eggplants are actually fruits and are classified in the berry family. At times when I don’t feel like making something fancy to go with leftovers, I rush to this recipe. My friend Dee will love this. It’s simple and you can pretty much add any other vegetable […]

 
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Mint and Rosemary Chicken

I love herbs and I normally buy almost all the types that I can find in the supermarket. Some of the herbs that I use on almost a daily basis are sage, parsley, thyme and rosemary. For the longest time, ( well 3 months) I have had mint on my […]