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Butter beans are a favorite in my household.  I love how meaty they're and I'm not a bloated, farting mess after eating them. I still soak them overnight because I feel like that reduces flatulence despite cooking them in my Instant Pot. These beans are done in 25 minutes in the Ipot with a slow release of 25 minutes. I served...
Instant Pot Coconut chickpea curry
One of my weekly staples is a good curry and this coconut chickpea curry made in the instant pot is right up my alley. Coincidence that my last post was also a curry? I would love to call it a quick meal but you've to remember to soak your chickpeas the night before. Cumin Egg Curry I've never tried the quick...

Cumin Egg Curry

Easy meal idea - cumin egg curry should be in your lunch or dinner plans. Confession, I'm not a big curry powder buyer, like the actual spice written curry powder. I just mix my own spices to create that curry powder blend which is usually turmeric, coriander, cumin, chilli sometimes ginger and pepper. That said feel free to use curry powder...
Grilled Halloumi Salad
#RestaurantInspired is a new segment on the blog where I'll be recreating some of my favorite dishes that I've had at the cafes and restaurants I frequent. One of those meals is the grilled Halloumi salad from Artcaffe. I've had this salad at different Artcaffe outlets and I noticed that sometimes their ingredients vary from branch to branch. Some have...
Chilli & Celery Butternut Soup
Are you as excited about soup weather like I am? This chilli & celery butternut soup can heal anything for those ten minutes that you'll be buried deep into that bowl.  Spoonful after spoonful you begin to forget your days woes, that toxic boss, your late paycheck, even a heartbreak. It's that perfect hug in a bowl. Butternut squash...
Treat Yo Self: #NRW2018 Lunch At About Thyme
Have you ever taken yourself out on a romantic date? Dined solo, enjoyed a drink by the bar counter alone, traveled out of town? Simply leveling in your solitude and having a darn good time.  Well, I had a #NRW2018 lunch date with self at About Thyme Restaurant yesterday and savored every moment of it. If I do say...
16 Places To Eat - Two Rivers Mall
Visiting Two River's Mall for the first time? We will save you the hassle of settling for the nearest restaurant because you couldn't be bothered to walk around. A couple of weeks ago, I went to Two Rivers Mall for lunch. Feeling so ravenous after skipping breakfast, we began walking around the mall but couldn't make a decision on where...
Birthday Lunch In Naivasha|| Matteo's Italian Restaurant
You wake up with an inkling that after the night of cocktail-swilling revelry that was your birthday eve, you might have made a drunken fool of yourself.  Who wants to waste their day moping and hiding in shame when you've the entire weekend all planned out? It was one of the most epic birthdays celebrated with my favorites. I'm still...
Aldar Lebanese & Oriental Restaurant
I call up my date five minutes before he leaves the house and announce rather elatedly that there's a change of venue. Our initial plan was lunch at Grand Cafe an Indian restaurant on Lenana road but that could wait. Swiftly averting that lecture about the need to be decisive,  I was already explaining the method to my madness. You...
Most Popular Cuisine In Kenya
I received the 2016 Kenyan food market report and it was really intriguing to learn the most popular food trends in Kenya. Which reminded me of an article I was reading earlier on in the year by Evening standard UK addressing Nairobi's buzzing food scene that's starting to rival London's. According to the article the diverse cuisines Kenya has...

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