AVOCADO CREAM SANDWICHES

Kenyans love their margarine and their bread,so much so some bread companies include a free    sachet of margarine when they package  their loaves. But you do not have to have your bread with margarine,try butter or avocados for a really nutritious start  to your morning. Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread 1/2 of a…

ZUCCHINI…..Little Pumpkin

My 6 month old baby loves Zucchini ! She practically smacks her lips with delight when she is having them with her favorite food so far…mashed green bananas. So much does she seem to enjoy them that  i had to buy the seeds and plant some in my kitchen garden. Zucca is the Italian name for pumpkin and zucchini…

ABSOLUTELY DELISH FISH FINGERS

This a really great recipe and will give you finger licking fish fingers that even my finickiness 3 year old loved loved loved. The fish fingers are great as appetizers/starters or as finger food served with cocktails ,absolutely delish! Ingredients 4oo grammes of fish fillets cut into strips juice of  1 small lime/lemon 1/2 level teaspoon cumin seed  2…

AWARD WINNING KENYAN CHEESE.

30 minutes drive from Nairobi,a place where you get to  enjoy gourmet cheese,sumptuous lunch,a beer or two ,the kids get to milk real cows and have ice cream in a pristine scenic environment ..sounds unbelievable..? Then you have not been to the Brown’s cheese farm in Limuru . In October of last year,I posted an article about cheese which you can…

BUTTER,BUTTER,BUTTER

Better English was an English grammar book we used in class 3  ..the year 19 something and it had some tongue twisters. My favourite  at the time wa all about  Betty Botter and her butter. It went something like this….   Betty Botter bought some butter, “But,” she said, “this butter’s bitter. If I bake this bitter…

CRISPY ARROW ROOT BHAJIAS

Growing up in the 90’s the only thing we wanted as kids when my mother made her visits to Nairobi city was not pizza,it was bhajias! There was a fast food restaurant that unfortunately has now closed that specialized in just bhajias. They were served with Kachumbari and boy were they something! I tried to…

TASTY AVOCADO CROSTINI

It is amazing what bread avocado,lime juice and tomatoes can do! Here are some tasty crostini you just have to try out. I used ordinary sliced bread for this Ingredients 1 avocado,pitted and diced 8 slices of bread 3-4 sun-dried tomatoes,chopped Freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice black pepper   Preparation 1.Cut the ends of the bread and…

SAY “CHEESE”

Cheese defined simply is just milk that has been turned into curd with the help of good bacteria and some enzyme.The milk separates into liquid(whey) and solids (curd).The  result is  a fermented milk product that is very nutritious. You see  curdling  in milk that has gone bad or what we  call mala(sour milk) here in Kenya. If…