• Turkish Bulgur Pilaf

    September 28, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SHHH COOKING SECRETLY THEME: EXOTIC BIRYANI AND PULAO RECIPE: TURKISH BULGUR PILAF Turkish Bulgur Pilaf is a healthy, nutritious, tasty, vegan one pot meal that comes together within 30 minutes. Especially popular as a side dish or as a main meal, the main flavour is from the herbs, onion and tomato. As a matter…

     
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  • Cacio E Pepe

    August 15, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: ROMAN OR ITALIAN RECIPES RECIPE: CACIO E PEPE Cacio E Pepe is the easiest, yummiest spaghetti dish and it hardly takes more than 20 minutes to prepare it. Just a few ingredients and a creamy, flavourful meal is ready in a matter of minutes. This pasta dish is not heavily coated…

     
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  • Falafel Pita Sandwich

    August 1, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: SANDWICHES RECIPE: FALAFEL PITA SANDWICH Falafel Pita Sandwich is a quintessential sandwich from the Middle Eastern Cuisine. Falafel along with tomato, cucumber, salad are stuffed in pita pockets and served with either hummus or tahini sauce. Though is has many components or ingredients it is quite easy to put this sandwich…

     
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  • Mushroom Masala

    July 4, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: MUSHROOMS RECIPE: MUSHROOM MASALA/ MUSHROOM CURRY Mushroom Masala/ Mushroom curry is an Indian style curry made with mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, spice mixture, herbs and a bit of cream or coconut milk. The flavorful, tasty and creamy curry is enjoyed with naan, paratha, roti or rice. What is a Curry? Before I…

     
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  • Mahamri

    June 22, 2021mayurisjikoni

    Mahamri, breakfast from the Kenyan Coastal Region Basically, mahamri is like a doughnut but it is flavoured with coconut and cardamom powder. Doughnuts are ring shaped and more sweet but Mahamri is usually triangular in shape or sometimes round. Generally mahamri is enjoyed as a breakfast item on its own with tea or coffee or with…

     
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  • Ugali

    June 2, 2021mayurisjikoni

    What is Ugali? Ugali is like a porridge but much more dense made from white maize meal or maize flour. It is the staple diet of the indigenous people of East Africa. Also known as Nsima it is generally enjoyed with a vegetable and/or meat stew. People at the coast and around Lake Victoria enjoy…

     
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  • Mum’s Buitoni/ Masala Pasta

    May 23, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: CHILDHOOD FAVORITES RECIPE: MUM’S BUITONI/ MASALA PASTA Mum’s Buitoni/ Masala Pasta is a pasta with an Indian twist. It has all the spices that would go into any typical daily curry. Mum’s Buitoni/ Masala Pasta is not only tasty but also never fails to bring back fond memories of my childhood…

     
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  • Kachri Bateta/ Babu Kachri

    March 14, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: CHIPS RECIPE: KACHRI BATETA/ BABU KACHRI    Kachri Bateta/ Babu Kachri Kachri Bateta/ Kachri Babu is a tangy, lip smacking spicy potato stew served with a dry coconut mango chutney and topped with ganthia and crushed potato crisps or chips. first publish on 20/05/2012, updated & republished on 14/03/2021 What is…

     
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  • Zege/Chipsi Mayai

    February 21, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: BREAKFAST FOR SUPPER RECIPE: ZEGE/CHIPSI MAYAI What is Zege/Chipsi Mayai? Zege/Chipsi Mayai is an unusual omelette which is not only tasty but its a meal on its own. Zege/ Chips Mayai is a famous Tanzanian Street Food. Mayai in Kiswahili is egg and chipsi is chips or French Fries. Chopped onions,…

     
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  • Mujaddara

    January 24, 2021mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: SUNDAY FUNDAY THEME: ONE POT WONDERS RECIPE: MUJADDARA – LENTIL & RICE PILAF What is Mujaddara? Mujaddara is an inexpensive, gluten free, vegan, healthy, flavorful and filling main dish. The main flavour of this rice dish comes from the caramelized onions. It is usually served with a salad and some yogurt, hummus or tahini…

     
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