If food were a person, I'd be happily married with 6 kids by now. Nothing excites me more than the experience of sampling food and trying out new recipes. A Foodie, Hobby Photographer and graduate Quantity Surveyor all rolled into one

How to Make Mahamri


One Saturday morning recently, the Mahamri cravings really struck me and I decided  to try my hand in making them. I had no other plans and my day was free, why not? I found this perfect recipe by  Somali Kitchen and it’s the one I used. You can also check …

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Nairobi Burger Festival 2017: Urban Gourmet Burgers Vs Brew Bistro


Food Festivals are meant to be a delicious and fun way for restaurants to showcase their expertise and in the process,  earn newer customers and retain the loyalty of the existing ones. Sadly, some Kenyan Restaraunts seem not to understand this concept entirely. Going by the reviews from angry customers …

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10 Must-Try Street Foods in Lamu Town


Skyward Express gave me the chance to explore Lamu Island some time beginning of this month. Top on my priority list was learning as much as I could about the authentic and common foods enjoyed in the historic town;  and what better way to do this other than sampling the street …

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Breakfast Buffet @ The Nairobi Safari Club

I had an omelette with Roast paprika potatoes, corn pancakes and stir fried garden vegetables

      When I received an email from Nairobi Safari Club’s Guest Relations Officer asking whether we’d like to review their breakfast buffet, I was  excited.  For some weird reason,  I had always assumed the premise was a ‘Members only club’ sort of establishment and had never once bothered to …

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Lunch @ Kafein Bistro


One fine Saturday afternoon during the  just concluded 400 weeks of January;  the Foodies Kenya team visited Kafein Bistro, a new coffee shop and café located on Marsabit Plaza,  Ngong road. The café had not been officially launched by then but it was open for a dry run to allow …

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When Life Gives You Soggy Apples; Make Apple Sauce

Apple Sauce

The only thing more annoying than accidentally stepping on a wet surface with your socks on is biting into an apple only to find out that it’s one of those soft, soggy ones. The betrayal is just too much. I mean, apples are supposed to be crispy and crunchy…WYD??? So, …

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Delicious Bread @ Naivas Supermarket in Westlands

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 The pastry section at the Naivas Supermarket in Westlands is pretty dope. Compared to their other branches, this is by far the best. I keep finding different types of pastries every time I visit. This one time I had uber bread cravings and asked the baker to recommend something; preferably …

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Quick Lunch @ Chicken House


Was doing a random photo shoot with my friend in town when the hunger pangs decided to strike. We wanted a place where could have a quick meal before resuming our schedule for the day. Chicken cravings had struck hard; we had two options; the tried and tested Chicken Inn or …

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Giligilani : Bringing Fresh Herbs to Your Doorstep

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Giligilani Fresh Herbs is a Kenyan based agricultural enterprise that specializes in the growing and supplying of a variety of fresh culinary herbs for both commercial and domestic purposes.  The name ‘Giligilani’ is the Swahili word for coriander, the most commonly used herb in Kenya. What inspired Giligilani? Ms. Elsie …

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Easy Banana Pancakes


Ever had so many bananas in your kitchen and you’re wondering what to do with the black, overripe ones? Don’t throw them away. Here’s a quick and super easy recipe you can try out. You’ll need: 3 Ripe bananas 1 Cup Self raising flour (Make your own using 1 cup …

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