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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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

13 Sep

How to Cook Simple Kenyan Dengu Recipe

how to make dengu recipe

Nothing tastes better that a Kenyan dengu recipe. Dengu/ green grams are nutritious and loved by many people. Green grams are easy to make and require no special skills. Green grams/dengu can be used to prepare different type of stews and sauces. The recipe am going to share is a popular Kenyan dengu recipe that many love preparing in their homes. It’s easy to spice dengu and easily include other ingredients 😉

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03 Nov

Healthy Snack Inspiration: Banana Covered in Chocolate

Banana Covered in Chocolate

Did you know bananas and chocolate can result into a delicious healthy snack? Well, during the week I got some healthy snack recipe inspiration; banana covered in chocolate. This snack has become of my favorite treats. I love the taste of banana and chocolate and freezing it for a while makes it even better 😉 Read More

03 Jul

Eating Beans the Coastarian Way: Maharagwe Ya Nazi (Beans in Coconut Milk) Recipe

maharagwe ya nazi recipe

When was the last time you ate beans? To east like a Coastarian, you don’t need to travel to Mombasa. You can bring Mombasa delicacy right in your kitchen 🙂

Do you ever give yourself the chance to experience amazing simple bean recipes? In this crazy life, early morning, late nights and busy weekends, there is no time to cook beans the old-fashioned way. The 21st century way of cooking beans is to soak beans overnight and use a pressure cooker to cook them for 30 minutes….they are magical that way. Read More

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

02 Dec

How To Cook Kenyan Mukimo


cooking mukimo

There are different types of Kenyan mukimo and all have different names. In earlier days, mukimo used to be eaten during various occasions and ceremonies. The word “mukimo” comes from the word “mash” or ‘mashed”. The dish involves cooking different ingredients and mashing them together. Some mukimo are easy to make but others require time and patience, in the end, you must be ready to do some mashing 🙂 Read More

10 May

Kenyan Mashed Potatoes

Kenyan Mashed Potatoes

Try these delicious mashed potatoes the next time you’re craving for a potato dish. Perfect accompaniment for your favorite stew!

Mashed potatoes was the one of the first dishes my mother taught me how to cook. Mashed potatoes are appealing and a favorite dish almost to everyone here in Kenya. In Kenya you can prepare them in different ways. The recipe am going to share is one of the most common approach used to prepare mashed potatoes. I promise to share other different ways of preparing mashed potatoes in coming days 🙂  Read More