How to Make Potato Pancakes

So I got this recipe from Food Wishes, one among the gazillion cooking channels I follow on Youtube.  For anyone interested in learning how to cook, I’d highly recommend it.   Most people dread trying out new recipes because they are intimidated by the complicated procedures and ingredients that most …

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How to Make Sweet Corn Salsa

I usually love experimenting with food, so whenever I do my grocery shopping,  I try to whip up something new.  I once saw Hilah make Corn Salsa so I figured, why not try the recipe. The results were absolutely scrumptious. You’ll need: 2 Ears of Sweet Corn ( the small …

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The Fig Tree Market In Ngara

Have you ever gone to the supermarket to buy a specific thing, say Yogurt and came back  with totally unrelated items? Well, that was me last January. I had gone in search of street food joints in Ngara but somehow, I got derailed and ended up at the Fig Tree …

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Fun Facts about The Eggplant

Egg plants are also referred to as Aubergines. Another common name especially in India is “Brinjals”.  In Swahili, they are called “Biringanya”, a derivative from the Brinjals. Contrary to what most people think, Eggplants are not actually vegetables but fruits. Eggplants are related to both the tomato and potato (surprising, …

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Marita’s Bhajias

The first time I saw “Marita’s Bhajias” on  social media , I was super excited. My mind immediately conjured images of a restaurant that serves all the varietals of Bhajias you can imagine. A dream come true, right? Well, my presumptions were wrong; but not very far off. Marita’s Bhajias …

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Know Your Rice

  Most people have never really understood the various types of rice available and get very confused when purchasing it at the store.  There are various types of rice and each has a different and unique taste depending on how it’s cooked.  As such, there are types which are more …

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Street Food: Mutura

    Every community has its own mysterious version of the Blood Sausage.  They come in all shades, shapes, sizes , colours and textures. Some are boiled; others are steamed while others are roasted or deep-fried. In Kenya, the most prevalent version of the blood sausage sold on the streets is …

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Spanish Omelette by Sywa

SPANISH OMELETTE ALA SYWA INGREDIENTS: 2-3 eggs 1 medium size white onion or 4 sticks of spring onion 1 medium size tomato 1 large clove of garlic 1 medium size red chilli 1/2 green pepper 1 bunch of coriander 2tbsp fresh milk 1 tsp of turmeric powder Oil Salt to …

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Street Food: Maandazi Mwitu

Work begins early in the morning at 5:30 am and resumes in the evening at about 3 or 4 pm. That’s when there is market for the Maandazi. There’s no fancy or complex equipment required. All you need is some little space to set yourself up , a table, a …

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Home-Made Chicken Avocado Burger

Once you learn how to make your own burgers, you won’t ever buy any of those they sell at fast food joints. You’ll notice just how empty they taste compared to your home made ones. The recipe is so easy even the most helpless person  in the kitchen can hack it. …

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