• Fried Mogo/ Fried Cassava

    June 28, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #19 What is Mogo? Usually pronounced and spelt as Mogo by most Indians from East Africa, its actually called Mhogo (pronounced as M-hogo). Mogo, cassava, tapioca or yuca, call it what you want. A  root  tuber which originated in Paraguay and Brazil, was brought to Africa during the slave trade…

     
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  • Tomato Salsa

    June 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIE’S REDOING OLD POSTS #2 Old posts just get lost in the wide wide wide web unless they are very popular. Renu who blog’s at Cook with Renu has started a Facebook Group called Foodies Redoing Old Posts where every two weeks we can redo our old posts and share it on the group.…

     
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  • Fresh Tuvar/Lilva Kachori

    June 17, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Updated 13th June 2020 Happy Father’s Day Dad June – 2016 Though Father’s Day is celebrated on different dates by different countries, the one that is commonly celebrated by most people is the Sunday that falls during the third week of June. I cannot remember the last time I celebrated Father’s Day with my Dad…

     
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  • Spinach and Baby Corn Soup

    June 5, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Have you ever jotted down recipes from a book, magazine, internet, etc thinking that you will make it like yesterday and never got down to it? I have and not just a few recipes, but loads of them which tend to disappear among the many pages of my recipe book or are used as book…

     
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  • Matar Turia Nu Shaak

    May 31, 2013mayurisjikoni

    What is Matar Turia Nu Shaak? Matar is the Hindi/ Gujarati word for peas and Turia is Ridge Gourd. Matar Turia Nu Shaak is simply a mixture of both stir fried together with simple spices. This stir fry, sabji, sabzi or shaak is usually enjoyed as a part of a meal. The meal can consist…

     
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  • Pomelo Avocado Salad

    May 18, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #23 For this event, Foodies_Redoing Old Posts my 23rd recipe is an easy Summer Style Pomelo Avocado Salad. What is the group Foodies _Redoing Old Posts all about? Updating posts with better photos or better write up or both is  what the group Foodies_Redoing Old Posts started by Renu allows…

     
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  • Carrot Orange Salad

    March 23, 2013mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_REDOING OLD POSTS RECIPE: CARROT ORANGE SALAD Carrot Orange Salad is a super tasty salad bursting with flavours. With a homemade salad dressing, it sure is a refreshing salad. I love the combination of carrot and orange in muffins and smoothies. So why would a salad with those two ingredients be any different? What…

     
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  • Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry

    March 6, 2013mayurisjikoni

    Cuisine: Swahili  Recipe: Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry Makai Paka/ Corn Coconut Curry is an easy to prepare, tasty and creamy Kenyan style curry in which corn is cooked using coconut milk. Usually, makai paka is enjoyed with mahamri, chappati or rice. Makai is the Kiswahili word for corn. Here, as such the coconut curry…

     
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  • Methi Bateta nu Shaak/ Fenugreek Potato Vegetable)

    November 20, 2012mayurisjikoni

    Weather in Mombasa  Once again the hot season has begun with a vengeance. It has become extremely hot and humid in Mombasa. Every time I go to my favourite green grocer shop, the owner complains about vegetables and fruits not reaching Mombasa on time because of the traffic on the Mombasa Nairobi Highway. Not much…

     
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  • Beetroot Carrot Salad

    September 12, 2012mayurisjikoni

    EVENT: FOODIES_ REDOING OLD POSTS #32 Updated on 21/08/2020 Beetroot Carrot Salad is one of the easiest salads to put together. I simply love how well the red from the beetroot and orange from the carrot complement each other and makes the salad super tempting. Obviously, the first time photos for the salad were horrible.…

     
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