Canduh’s Kitchen

5 Health Benefits of Eating Guavas


Guavas are one of those fruits that no one thinks highly of in Kenya. Infact, they are easily dismissed by many grown-ups and are mostly left for small children and birds to enjoy especially in the rural areas. You will rarely find gauvas stocked in any of the fruit stores, …

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Straw-nana Milkshake


It’s  a hot Sunday afternoon. You’ve just arrived back home from the usual church family service that’s supposed to end at 11:30am but often lingers way past noon. The kids are hungry and restless (you know just how cranky kids can get when they are starving). You need to fix …

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Lemon and Ginger Iced Tea


This is for all the tea addicts out there like myself; now you can partake of this wondrous drink of the gods in the middle of the day , or at 3pm without people giving you those puzzled stares. See, non-tea lovers will never undertand why you enjoy that  cup …

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Spicy Chicken Stew

Spicy Chicken Stew

  Ingredients –  ½ a Chicken (Spring or Capon) –  3 tomatoes(cubed) –  1 Onion(chopped) –  1 Clove of Garlic (crushed) –  Small Ginger piece (crushed) –  1 Pili Pili Hoho (Green Pepper) –  1 Bunch of chopped Dhania  ( Coriander) –  1 whole Chilli pepper –   Cooking Oil …

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Coleslaw in 6 Easy Steps


So you’ve been wondering how to make coleslaw but you always assume it’s a complicated and difficult process. He’s a very simple recipe of how I make my Coleslaw Ingredients – 1 cup thinly shredded cabbage – 1 cup grated carrots – ½ a Cup finely chopped Pineapple (optional) – …

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How to Make a Mango Smoothie

Mango Pine-apple Smoothie

  A Mango Smoothie is one of the easiest most delicious treats. It’s suitable for any occasion and all age groups. And you don’t even have to struggle through YouTube videos to learn how to make it. Once you learn how to make your own, you’ll see just how ridiculously …

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How to Make Kick-Ass Pancakes

My earlier pictures were all made on a Kodak digital camera

  Everybody loves pancakes. In fact, scientists have proven that people who hate pancakes have no souls. Ok,  I’m kidding. Anyway, for the pancake lovers,here’s a super easy recipe on how to make kick-ass pancakes Ingredients – 1 Cup Self Raising Flour ( or 1 cup All-purpose flour with ½ …

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How To Store Ginger


  Ginger is one of those dynamic spices that you can sneak into any dish. It is my personal favorite, right next to garlic. And the best thing about it is the fact that you can find it virtually anywhere at an affordable price. A piece of ginger at any …

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Pilau Masala


    The secret to making great pilau is the “masala” or concoction of spices used in its preparation. While using whole spices gives the pilau a stronger taste, most people are put off by the sight of the spices as well as having to rake through the pilau in …

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How to Cook Pilau in 9 Easy Steps

I made vegetable pilau and served it with Kachumbari

Ingredients -2 cups of Rice (long grain rice/Basmati/Pishori) – 1 cup Green peas (optional) – 1/4Kg of beef/chicken breast (cubed) – 2 Carrots (cubed) – 1 Large onion (diced) – 1 Large Green pepper/ pilipili hoho (diced) – 1 medium sized bulb of Garlic (pounded) – 1 small piece of …

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