WHY GO ORGANIC ?HERE ARE 7 REALLY GOOD REASONS

If you follow the Organic Farmers Market in Nairobi which I have for a couple of years,you may have noticed that  there are now more places where they have organized for Kenyans to buy organic food as well as more  vendors,  which means there has been an increase in the demand for organic food from…

INTRODUCING YOUR BABY TO SOLIDS

Weaning is a really exciting time for both mother and baby. After 6 months your baby’s nutritional needs cannot be adequately catered for with just breast milk or formula. That is why a careful choice  of first foods is important Your little bubba at 6 months is  ready to be introduced to solid foods….gradually. Breast…

MY FLEA MARKET COOK BOOK

Living in the most beautiful town in Kenya has some perks. Nakuru has amazing scenery,weather,great scenery and the best flea market in East Africa. You get the most amazing finds ,like this cook book i got for 300 shillings  a few weeks ago. It has so many classic recipes that i want to try,like Irish…

PERFECTLY OVEN ROASTED POTATOES

*DRUM ROLLS* A new oven and i decided to break it with roasting potatoes! I love potatoes,my kids love potatoes in all forms,fried,roasted,mashed… Here is a recipe that will make your tastebuds swoon without expanding your waist line. I had run out of fresh garlic and i replaced it with garlic powder ,feel free to…

STORING CHAPATIS

How do your store  your chapatis,especially on those days  when you have made one too many. I deliberately make twice as many chapatis that we can have for at least 2 meals or for breakfast/tea. The trick to keeping them in the freezer and having them taste as fresh as when you made them is…

MY FARMING PROJECT

This year i took on a new challenge,i decided i would grow my own vegetables. I have a little garden where i grow  kales,spinach,spring onions,even tried strawberries but they aren’t doing so well. On another part of my little farm i have corn/maize and beans ,green peas,zucchini,potatoes ,coriander,butternut and pumpkin. That does sound a lot…

MENU PLANNING MADE EASY

Do you spend an hour or more everyday wracking your mind on what to put out for your family during mealtimes. You are bored with making food the same way every for 7 days a week. I have a solution for you. I am going to make meal planning easy. You do not need special…