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Chicken-Brawn Omelette

Chicken Brawn Omelette

“The kitchen is no place for perfection. It is a place to experiment and let loose in” I don’t know where I heard or read these words but I live by them. There’s no right or wrong procedure to cooking (well, unless its poisonous). So the other day I had …

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360 Degrees Pizza, Java & Planet Yogurt in One Day

Is there anyone who eats Pizza with a fork and knife though?

When it comes to events that involve food or anything related to it, I am always 100% game. . It doesn’t matter whether we’re going hunting and gathering, fishing, climbing trees to pick guavas or roasting coffee beans  in some nondescript village somewhere deep in Maragua.  So the other day …

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How to Make Potato Pancakes

This is how my potato pancakes turned out

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

Corn Salsa as a side to Rice with Veggie Stew

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

A typical fresh produce Stand at the Fig Tree Market

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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Marita’s Bhajias

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

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  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

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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Street Food: Maandazi Mwitu

Kenyan 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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5 Health Benefits of Eating Guavas

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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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