Tag Archives: Kenyan foodie

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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Truffle Shoe-String Fries @ 360 Degrees Pizza

There are fewer joys in this world than taking the first sip of your milkshake when you’re thirsty during a really hot day. That pleasure is 10X more blissful when the milkshake is blended just right and can almost hear the distant ring of angels singing in the  background. That’s exactly …

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Coffee: The Devil’s Drink?

Being a self-proclaimed Chai-vist (tea advocate), absolute tea lover and fanatic,  I tend to have little to no  feelings at all about coffee.  I obviously couldn’t get myself to pen a paragraph or two without burning out  my brain cells and bleeding my fingers on the keyboard. So I thought, why …

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Turmeric and Ginger Veggie Fried Rice

This is one of those recipes you randomly throw-down and by sheer luck, turns out amazing.  White rice can be really boring at times and if you are a rice lover, this is an incredible way to spice things up.   You’ll need: 1 Cup of Basmati/Biryani/Any long grain rice …

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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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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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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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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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#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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