3 Kitchen Improvisation I’d recommend.

Just like any modern invention, kitchen gadgets can get quite pricy but not to worry, if you can’t afford a certain equipment or gadget there’s always a random alternative from your kitchen. Today I thought I’d share the three basic improvs I use often; ✓ Using a cup and bottle top as a Doughnut cutter.Continue reading “3 Kitchen Improvisation I’d recommend.”


It really isn’t difficult to make doughnuts, well unless you are short of ingredients then that’s going to be tricky looking for alternatives. On Christmas Eve I whipped a few and they came out really amazing so I decided to remake them yesternight only to realize I was out of vanilla essence, but thank GodContinue reading “Doughnuts”

My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

Kitchen gadgets are essential in making your work in the kitchen easier and fun. These are some of the gadgets you’ll find in my kitchen and I tend to use them oftenly: Grater I mostly use it to grate garlic or lemon when I need to use the zest. It’s simple to use and theContinue reading “My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets”

What’s for Christmas?

Do you guys prepare a Christmas menu before the D- day or wait till Christmas Eve to decide what you’re going to prepare? Last Christmas, we prepared our menu earlier and shared responsibilities among ourselves. For us, Christmas is about the FOOD and having fun. We rarely do gifts nowadays, we even stopped decorating butContinue reading “What’s for Christmas?”

Five Swahili Snacks Ideas.

I always crave for these snacks and I like how I could easily get them on the streets, shops or simply prepare them myself all I need to do is buy the ingredients needed. I find preparing the snacks way cheaper than buying. The only reason people buy their snack is cause they don’t wantContinue reading “Five Swahili Snacks Ideas.”

My Must-Have Ingredients.

I’m sure most of you were expecting a recipe but that isn’t happening today as you can tell from the title. Swahili dishes are filled with flavors because of the ingredients used to spice it up. Some of my “a must ingredients” are: Coconut Milk Which is commonly known as “Tui la nazi’” in swahili.Continue reading “My Must-Have Ingredients.”


This is by far my favorite food. It’s also the first food I got to learn from my late grandma. At first I was terrible but with time and practice, my chapatis come out soft and circular cause I have seen chapatis that look like the map of Africa. I won’t mention anyone but theyContinue reading “Chapati”

Tamarind (Ukwaju) Juice

Growing up in Kilifi, tamarind juice was easily available and cheap cause it doesn’t require a lot of ingredients to prepare. Requirements ✓ 50g Ukwaju✓ 750ml of water✓ 4 tbsp of sugar✓ 5 pieces of cardamon Preparation ✓ In a cooking pot add the tamarind, water, sugar, cardamon and then boil for around 30min –Continue reading “Tamarind (Ukwaju) Juice”

Viazi Karai Recipe

Viazi Karai is a popular street snack in the Coast and it’s very easy to prepare. If you’re looking for something tasty, you are in the right place. All you need is; √ 6 Medium sized potatoes√ 1 Cup of flour√ 1/2tsp of food colour of your choice√ A pinch of salt Here’s how toContinue reading “Viazi Karai Recipe”

Another Mbirimbi Sauce (Cucumber Pickle) Recipe, Siki

I know what you are thinking, another mbirimbi sauce? Yeah! and in my mother tongue we call it Siki. I’m sure you guys know what mbirimbi is by now so it doesn’t need much introduction, if you haven’t read the previous recipe check it out HERE. Last time I told you that there’s a lotContinue reading “Another Mbirimbi Sauce (Cucumber Pickle) Recipe, Siki”