Mbaazi za Nazi

Cooking any Swahili dish requires whole load of patience. Cooking Mbaazi za Nazi is no exception. Mbaazi za Nazi is a dish that’s  famous in Kenya’s Coastal area as a breakfast meal to accompany Mahamri or Chapati.  Making it at home isn’t as hard as it sounds; you just need to …

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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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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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Giligilani : Bringing Fresh Herbs to Your Doorstep

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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A Taste of Iftar at Adega, Nairobi

Having grown up in the coastal region, Ramadhan was generally an exciting period for me.  (and not for the right reasons, I must say).  You see, our next door neighbour was a large Swahili family, the Mwinyi’s , who happened to be very fond of us. During Iftar, they’d send …

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A Guide to Choosing The Perfect Tomato

I was busy gathering my ingredients to fix a quick lunch late in the afternoon when I noticed how beautiful the tomatoes looked as the light from the kitchen window gently fell upon them. So I decided to post take a couple of pictures for the sole reason that I …

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Banana Pancakes

Today’s recipe is courtesy of @Susan_Mumbua. Susan is a geek ,  soon-to-be Telecommunications Engineer , who is also very passionate football matters ( She’s a MUFC fan to be precise). Probably one of the coolest chics I know from way back in high school and has been one of the most …

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Dining on Company Dime: Brew Bistro, Westlands

 Today it’s not She Ate the City, but rather a case of “He Ate the City” …on company chumz. I bet you’re jealous 🙂 NB//: All expressions and images in this post solely belong to the writer. ***** Brew Bistro recently opened up a new branch in Westlands. It is …

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