07 Mar

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

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

How To Cook Kenyan Chapati (Chapos) (Flatbread)

Kenyan Chapati recipe

Chapati… or Chapo…is a common meal here in Kenya. I love chapati/ chapatis. Since I was growing up I always got extremely excited every time my mum used to declare we are eating chapati for the day. Am sure am not the only one who used to get overwhelmed with excitement over chapos :). Until now am sure we all are 😀 Read More

20 Nov

Greens In Peanut Sauce Recipe

 

mchicha in peanut sauce Most 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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20 Mar

What’s Cooking For Dinner? Delicious Irio Recipe (Mashed Peas and Potatoes with Corn)

 

irio recipe Irio is a traditional Kenyan dish that includes delicious and healthy ingredients. Irio is common recipe but because of the cost of peas many hotels just mash green maize with potatoes and add veggies to imitate mukimo…lol 🙂

What you normally eat in restaurants and hotels is not the original Irio, not unless peas have been added 😉 .Irio is very similar to Southern Africa’s dish Moroko. Read More