07 Feb

How To Cook Traditional Kenyan Mshenye Recipe (Mashed Sweet Potatoes Mixed with Beans and Corn)

traditional mshenye dish

Occasionally,I love to eat traditional Kenyan food because they are not only easy to make but very healthy. Tubers are common ingredients in the Kenyan market and there are awesome recipes you can make from arrowroots, cassavas, yams and sweet potatoes. My recipe today is Mshenye which is a traditional Kenyan dish that calls for sweet potatoes. This meal has amazing flavors !!! Read More

26 Jan

Greens In Peanut Sauce Recipe

 

mchicha in peanut sauceMost of the time, we can go out of ideas of how to cook greens. Did you know you can cook your favorite greens in peanut sauce? Yes, this meal yummy and filling too.  This recipe has different variations which can be found in Central and Southern Africa. This recipe involves combining greens such as ale, collard greens, Amaranth (mchicha), cassava leaves and spinach with peanut sauce.

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06 Jan

Spicy Mashed Matoke and Potato Recipe

spicy matoke recipe

Do you love green bananas/plantain? I’m sure you will love this matoke recipe. If you are looking for a healthy side dish meal, you have to try this spicy mashed matoke and potato recipe. This matoke recipe is not only delicious, its healthy and easy to make too. One of the things I love about this matoke recipe is the spicy taste.

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20 Oct

Orange Crush: How To Make a Traditional Orange Cake

orange cake

I made an orange cake last week and its one of my favorite cakes. I always make this cake occasionally, so I decided to share the recipe with you all. Making a traditional orange cake is simple because the ingredients you need for this cake you use them daily in your kitchen.

To make a traditional orange cake I used fresh oranges and I can comfortably say the finished product was good. The orange flavor is awesome and the scent is fabulous.

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15 Aug

How to Make Kenyan Coconut Mandazi

 

mandazi recipe

Mandazi is a common snack that is loved by everyone. As a popular Kenyan snack, it’s found practically everywhere you go. Whether you’re looking for a delicious breakfast snack or a quick snack you can grab at your workplace, try the tasty coconut mandazi; they’ll never disappoint.

Since there are different Kenyan mandazi recipes, today am going to share with you how to make Kenyan Coconut Mandazi. The key ingredient for this recipe is coconut milk. When it comes to coconut milk, I prefer using homemade coconut milk. However, if you don’t have homemade coconut milk, go ahead and purchase at the supermarket.

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04 Jul

Kenyan Mbuzi Wet Fry- How to Make This Delicious Recipe

 

mbuzi wet fry

Meat is a common ingredient that we always have in our kitchen. Are you wondering how to cook your goat meat? There is nothing as delicious as a proper fried mbuzi with all the seasoning and spices. Today, we are going to cook Kenyan mbuzi wet fry, trust me this meal is so delicious it leaves you wanting more 😉

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11 Jun

Kenyan Plantain Recipe: Matoke Ya Nyama

matoke recipe

You can never go wrong with this Kenyan plantain recipe. Matoke is not only delicious and healthy but it’s also very affordable. If you didn’t know, plantains (green bananas) are the healthiest foods in the world. If you are looking for a perfect Kenyan plantain recipe, matoke ya nyama (plantain with meat) is a great recipe to try out.

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20 May

Kenyan Style Spaghetti Recipe: Spaghetti With Sausages

Kenyan spaghetti recipes

When it comes to how to cook spaghetti Kenyan style, there is a lot that you can do. Kenyan spaghetti recipes have become popular with time and nowadays they are a household name. One of my favorite Kenyan spaghetti recipes is spaghetti with sausages, I love this recipe 🙂 and I will show you step by step how to prepare it for your family.

Kenyan spaghetti with sausage recipe is such an easy throw together lunch.  It a quick meal to make and you can incorporate whatever ingredients you have at hand. The main ingredients used to prepare Kenyan spaghetti with sausage recipe include, your favorite spaghetti brand, sausages, onions, tomatoes and seasoning….That’s it! . Trust me, this meal is amazing and you will love it forever.

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07 Feb

How To Make Soft Layered Chapati ( Chapati Za Ngozi)

how to make soft layered chapati

Making Kenyan soft layered chapati is a lot of fun but requires time 😉 No wonder many people prefer the direct chapati. Making layered chapati also need some skills to get those layers on the chapatti. One of the amazing things about layered chapati is that they are soft and very tasty. You don’t know how many times I used to make these chapati and they always backfired. For a while, I was stuck to making normal direct chapatis. Fortunately, I didn’t give up 🙂 (You can never give up learning how to make chapati because it requires practice…practice..and patience) and ultimately I learnt how to make delicious and soft layered Chapati aka chapati za ngozi  😉

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01 Feb

Simple and Delicious Vegetable Egg Sauce

Kenya vegetable egg sauce

There is nothing as quick as making scrambled eggs and throwing in other few ingredients. Vegetable egg sauce can turn into a delicious, satisfying lunch or dinner in no time. Vegetable egg sauce goes well with Ugali (sima) or plantain. Veggie egg sauce involves adding chopped freshly green vegetables such as Sukuma wiki (Kales), Amaranth leaves (Terere/Mchicha), spinach or Pumpkin among others…whichever is your favorite. Veggies add a tasty twist to the normal egg sauce. Read More