10 May

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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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

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

04 Sep

Kenyan Sausage Recipe: Fried Vegetable Rice and Spicy Sausages

kenyan sausage recipe

Do you love sausages? I know you do and this makes the two of us 🙂

Sausages are common on our breakfast tables. Did you know aside from having sausages for breakfast you can also make great recipes using them? I am going to show you how to be more creative and surprise your family as well as friends with this delicious Kenyan sausage recipe.

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29 Aug

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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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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17 Oct

How to Cook Kenyan Goat Pilau

kenya pilau goat

When it comes to Kenyan rice recipes, Pilau is among the favorite. Pilau is a common dish especially at the Kenyan Coast, Mombasa. Today, we will be making Kenyan Goat Pilau that has bursting flavors. Kenyan Goat Pilau is a mixture of spices; garlic, ginger, cumin, cardamon, cloves, cinnamon, fried onions, broth and goat meat. The ingredients are cooked with rice in one harmonious pot.

What more can I say? Let me just show you how to make delicious Kenyan Goat Pilau.

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14 Sep

Weekend Treat: Crispy Fish Fillet with Kenyan Ugali and Veggies

kenyan ugali with fish

Do you have random cravings for fish? This happens to me too at times and while I’d like to give in to my stomach demands, I like my fish well cooked and filled with flavor. Fish and Ugali is a common meal in Kenya. When I have fish fillet in the house, I am always filled with endless ideas how to prepare it. A few days ago, I prepared a delicious and simple crispy fish fillet with Kenyan Ugali and veggies.

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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