Dinner for 2: Grilled Prawn Skewers and Garlic Cheese Puffs

It’s almost Valentine’s Day! How about a home cooked dinner for your sweetheart sugar bae lover 🙂 Cheaper than eating out and not too time consuming..Le go! So this dinner for two is grilled Prawns and a pastry I am calling Garlic Cheese Puffs served with a simple salad. What you will need:- Garlic Cheese Puffs Ingredients-…

Mishkaki at Home

Mishkaki is Swahili for an East African version of meat skewers, typically beef alternated with vegetables. Ingredients: Beef cubes Green pepper A large Onion Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Beef Masala and Chili Powder 2 tbsp veg oil Wooden skewers The best thing about home-made mishkaki/beef and veg skewers is that the preparation is very simple…

Sticky Spicy Wings (3 Steps)

A favorite the world over and with so many options and ideas to choose from. Voila! My take on simple sticky chicken wings in 3 steps…le go! Ingredients Half a kg-1 kg of raw Chicken Wings Half a cup of Honey Half a cup of Ketchup 3 tbsp Corn flour (Optional) Chili Oil/Chili Powder Salt, Black Pepper…

Sausage Rolls -2 Ways-

1. Mini Sausage Rolls You will need- Chipolata sausages 1 Roll of Puff Pastry 1 egg (for brushing) Method- Bake at 200 °C for 30 minutes Result- 2. Regular Sausage Rolls What you will need- Hot dogs/Frankfurters 1 Roll of Puff Pastry 1 egg (to brush) Method-  Enjoy!

Quad Biking at Lake Elementaita, Kenya

For months I have wanted to try out a Quad bike….But where?? I have heard of places in Nairobi where you can bike in Ngong Forest but I haven’t tried it yet. As part of our road trip, I discovered a new-ish Lodge at Lake Elementaita that has Quad Bikes; Sirville Lodge (Click to check out their…

The Great Rift Valley View Point, Kenya

When you spend so much time in Nairobi constantly staring at the backside of cars in traffic, you can forget how beautiful and serene parts of our country are. Not even an hour outside Nairobi, is the Great Rift Valley Viewpoint. In addition to the lovely view, there are several shops selling gifts and souvenirs,…

Apple Cinnamon Roses

Ingredients An Apple 1 Roll of Puff Pastry 2 Table Spoons Brown Sugar 2 Table Spoons White Sugar 2 Table Spoons Honey 1 Table Spoon Cinnamon A cup of water Icing sugar (decoration)   Method Cut the Apple in half and then cut into thin slices. Put the thinly sliced apple pieces in a bowl…

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

What’s better than bite sized snacks? Probably a lot of things..but not today. My favorite thing about bite sized snacks is experiencing all the flavors at once in one mouthful, and knowing that every additional bite will taste and feel exactly the same…you can tell I don’t like surprises ey 😉 The beauty of this snack is…

Paradise Lost, Kiambu

Paradise Lost is situated in Kiambu, approximately 14 km from Nairobi. It was a pretty perfect location  for a Mashujaa Day outing (In case you don’t know, that’s our ‘Heroes’ Day here in Kenya). There are several activities available to visitors. Here’s what we got up to:- Originally, our plan was to go cycling, but that’s now a…

Breakfast Pizza

This past weekend I made my brother and I breakfast Pizza for Sunday Brunch! I had some store bought pizza bases that would expire soon, so it was about that time 😉 What you will need (serves 2):- Pizza bases (I bought these, but you can always make your own base) Toppings:- 5 Chipolatas, a…

Tuna and Noodle Mix/Fry

Lazy day cooking! Life as a student taught me to be a bit creative with minimal ingredients. This is one of my ‘broke week meals’ and it is also very simple to make. Here’s what you’ll need:- 2 packets of ramen noodles a  tin of tuna 3 eggs 2 tomatoes (diced/sliced) 1 onion (diced or…

Breakfast Egg Muffin

Looking for a ‘different’ breakfast option that is still relatively simple? Breakfast egg muffins! It doesn’t take too long to prepare, isn’t too technical and is quite yummy 😉 (This recipe makes 12 muffins) You will need:- 5 eggs half a glass of milk a bowl of grated cheese (you may choose how much you want to…