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Coconut and Cardamom Kenyan Maandazi

coconut cardamom kenyan mandazi

There is something to be said about our love for fried dough. From chapati, kaimati, kangumu to maandazi. A popular snack, the kenyan maandazi is an east african doughnut or bun. With its origin believed to be from the Swahili community in the coast region. It is delicious, not difficult to make, handy and filling.

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How to Make Blue Grape Lemon Baked Pancakes

Blue grape lemon pancakes

This moorish, gluten free, blue grape lemon pancakes recipe is a burst of flavor. The sweet taste of the blue grapes bounce off the tangy lemon exquisitely.The earthy flavor of nutmeg binds the flavors wonderfully.

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Orange Mango Strawberry Smoothie Surprise

I feel giddy inside. After undergoing surgery earlier this month, i have finally walked into the kitchen. Yaaaay!!! There is an abandon of fruits. So i got about whipping up a beautiful mango strawberry smoothie.

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Fluffy Fried Sweet Potato Balls Recipe

Sweet potato balls

Its always good when you can create yummy treats that are also super healthy. Today I made bite sized sweet potato balls using cassava flour. Yes, so now that i have piqued your curiosity for this recipe, let’s go ahead and make some!

These sweet potato balls are perfect for snacks, the picnic basket and an awesome kiddie treat. They are also healthy, nutritious and delicious. Definitely, an awesome fun way of enjoying regular sweet potatoes.

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Beetroot Infused Pancakes

I must admit, this was my first time to have a go at tini, swahili for beetroot. As a young girl, i would occasionally find it oddly perched on the lower tiers of the refrigerator. Only now do i appreciate its healthy nutritional value. This ruby red delectable pancake is a must try for any curious palate.

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Fried Nduma in Wheat Flakes

Nduma wheat

I like nduma. A lot. Boiled, fried, stewed…love it! Not so much for my munchkin. She calls it ‘baby’ food. I know…ridiculous! So today I am staring three arrow roots down in my kitchen…thinking “How to ‘munchkinfy’” nduma…then it hit me! Continue reading Fried Nduma in Wheat Flakes

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Cinnamon Crepes with Caramelized Oranges

This cold season, I have been trying to get as much vitamin C as I can. For me and my little munchkin. This week began with a scratchy throat and yes, eventually, I got the sniffles. So when making my crepes (thin pancakes), I reached out for oranges and decided to add them to my plate. It is common knowledge that vitamin C is a very important part of breakfast as it gives the liver a robust wake-up call, flushing it out and preparing it for the days work. In order to reduce the sharp citrus taste of the oranges, I opted to caramelize them.  Continue reading Cinnamon Crepes with Caramelized Oranges

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Watermelon Wonder

Watermelon is more than just delicious…it’s a super healthy addition to your diet! Why? Well, while most people might regard the watermelon as a remotely bland fruit, it is actually a vegetable too! Watermelon is related to the cucumber and the pumpkin, is a seed producing plant and its rind is entirely edible.

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