• Vegetarian Tom Yum Soup

    August 5, 2019mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIEMONDAY/BLOGHOP THEME: #207 HERBALICIOUS What are herbs? Herbs are plants with seeds, flowers and leaves  where the leaves and green parts are used for flavoring, as part of food, as medicine and also used in some perfumes to enhance the aroma. In cooking, usually the leafy greens of herbs are used not as a main dish but as a part of a dish. So you may say that we use spinach, fresh fenugreek, fresh mustard leaves too and they too are leafy greens so why are they considered  vegetables and not herbs? Well, for one these leafy greens are usually prepared on its own or with other vegetables as a curry or used in salads in big quantities. Usually herbs are used in small…

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  • 688.Tofu Wraps

    September 8, 2017mayurisjikoni

    MEGA BLOGGING MARATHON -SEPT 2017 #80TH BLOGGING MARATHON THEME: PROTEIN RICH DISHES DAY:7    During our last few days in Montreal, hubby and son were wondering how come I’m not taking up their offer to dine out. Don’t get me wrong as much as I love preparing and trying new dishes both for blogging and otherwise  I at the same time love eating out. However they both didn’t know that I was on a mission to prepare Protein Rich Dishes with ingredients that I knew I would not get in Mombasa and Tofu being one of them. Sometimes I feel that we should shift to Nairobi and then I’d get all the ingredients I want. So hubby dear will say “OK I don’t mind, but…

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  • 388.spicy tofu

    May 26, 2014mayurisjikoni

    with rice or noodles?     Before you read further, this particular recipe got left in the draft section and I forgot all about it. So publishing it today, hope you enjoy it.     In the month of February our Lions Club of Mombasa Bahari hosted an essay writing competition for students from the ages 11+. This is an annual event, but each year brings its own surprises. What impressed me was that this year most of the students had lovely handwriting which is a miracle considering that lots of school work is done on computers these days. However, I noticed that all of them printed the letters and none wrote in joint handwriting. Does this mean that schools no longer teach the children…

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  • 377. tofu salad

    March 2, 2014mayurisjikoni

    is it bean cards or bean curds 🙂   Have you noticed how bean curds in so many Chinese restaurants and Indo – Chinese restaurants is spelt as bean cards? Bean curds or tofu is not tasty on its own but spice it up and it becomes a protein rich dish for vegetarians. During my trip to Nairobi recently, I bought some tofu (don’t get it easily in Mombasa). My husband claimed that he would not eat it so I better finish all of it on my own. I love tofu so thought “that’s ok by me as I can easily use it in various forms”.   What is tofu? Tofu is like paneer, but not made from a dairy product. Its made from soya…

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