Cauliflower base Pizza that’s good for you!!

Cauliflowers….I have to confess is one of those veggies that I always want to use in various ways, you can roast it, fry it, mash it etc. I like the simplicity of it and how it blends so well with other veggies! My 6 year old daughter loves pizza so here’s a cool and delicious…

This mama likes nyama!

I can’t remember exactly what my initial reaction was to the invite to sample dishes from a new restaurant located at Yaya centre called ‘nyama mama’. I do however remember the image that popped into my head……. ‘curvaceous woman by the grill preparing lots of nyama (meat)’. The name intrigued me and immediately was looking…

Ingredients 101: Olive Oil

You’ve probably come across one or two recipes calling for the use of Olive oil even on this blog I have shared with you a couple of such recipes. So let’s talk about it……. The growing trends in food are pushing towards eating healthy or in some cases healthier. This one of the reasons this…

Easy Like Sunday Morning……Cheese and Steak Egg Roll

Sunday mornings are a big deal for me, I get to cook a big breakfast for my family as we catch on up on the latest episodes of our favorite shows and just chill and have a good time. So I love trying out new ideas away from the usual pancakes or waffles or bacon…

Feast at Dawn!

I can’t count the number of times I have found myself craving good food, in the middle of the night, after a great night out about the town. Most food joints close at midnight so options are usually limited to fast food joints with French fries that have been soaking in oil for hours or…

Juicy Stove Top Balsamic Wings

Wings! One of my favorite go to biting/snack items is definitely chicken wings! Such a versatile ingredient that you can go crazy with in terms of different styles of preparation and flavor profiles, whether you want hot, spicy or sweet flavors they all work. I am currently enjoying using Balsamic vinegar in my cooking so…

Chorizo Mushroom Omelette…..flavor town!

I am on a mission for the month of April to routinely have breakfast. It might sound out of the norm for many but I struggle with this meal that has been called ‘the most important meal of the day!’ This started out when I was a child but I will share the details in…

Ingredients 101 : Bacon

Bacon….just typing the word makes me happy! There’s something addictive about this cured meat product that is universally embraced. Walking down the fridge section of your favorite supermarket you may have seen the different types of bacon. Most commonly: Back bacon: This comes from loin in the middle of the back of the pig. It…

Liver and Bacon Delish!!!!

Everything does taste better with bacon!  My daughter now knows that every Sunday breakfast has to include bacon and even at 5 years old she recognizes what a delicious food item it is. There’s something about the meaty, salty taste that just screams love! In this recipe we combine bacon and liver for a scrumptious…

Meatballs in Tomato Mushrooms Sauce!!!

Change can be scary! However, the thought of not trying something new once in a while should scare you even more. I believe that’s the biggest lesson 2016 has dished out so far, and the year is progressing rather quickly! So earlier this month I did a post on mushrooms so before we move on…

Ingredients 101 : Mushrooms

I love mushrooms! Quick joke: Why does Ms. Mushroom go out with Mr. Mushroom? A: Because he is a fungi (fun guy)! On a serious note though..the earthy flavor they have is something I have learnt to appreciate with time. There are many varieties of mushrooms but the most common I have seen in Nairobi…

OF JAZZ & BRUNCH – LORD ERROL

One of my fellow bloggers summed up our experience at Lord Errol with a quote…. ‘You cannot eat ambience”. Lord Errol a beautiful, quaint gourmet restaurant located in the Runda area of Nairobi could easily be the setting of a romantic movie scene. From the beautiful manicured lawns, to the lush bushes with beautiful flowers,…