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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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Garlic Pan-Roasted Potatoes

So you love fries so much but you just can’t stand the oil.  Or maybe you’re too tired to actually prepare them at home (considering the recent rumours about transformer oil and what not, you’re a bit scared about buying them from your Chips Mwitu guy). Further still, who has …

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How to Select The Best Tangerines

Tangerines also known as Mandarins are a member of the citrus fruit family. They are characterized by an easy to peel skin and have a sweet aroma. There are several varietals of Tangerines, with the skin colour of ripe ones ranging from greenish-yellow to a stark orange.  Grafted Tangerines are …

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6 Surprising Uses of Orange Peels

Oranges are among the most common fruits the world over.  It is a popular fruit owing to its versatility. Not only are they an excellent treat when eaten whole, oranges can be juiced, pulped or converted into delicious marmalades and jams.  While focus is mainly on the orange pulp/flesh, the …

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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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Cake Plaza’s Cream Cakes

The first time I went to Cake Plaza, I was utterly impressed. That was early in 2014 when a close ally of mine invited a few of us to share some birthday cake with her. I was a little vexed at her though  for keeping  such a cosy and delightful …

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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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#StreetFood: Kashata

Ever had a food addiction so bad you begin wondering whether its possible to go to rehab for it? Well, that’s the relationship between me and kashata. I can’t go a month without binging on the devilishly sweet dessert. When the kashata cravings strike, they come in throngs accompanied by …

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#StreetFood: Mabuyu

Mabuyu  is a type of candy made from the seeds of the Baobab tree fruit. The tree is called “Mbuyu” in Swahili hence the name.  The candy has been around for generations and is common in the coastal region of Kenya. Once the fruit is ripe, it harvested and the …

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