Donuts All Day Err Day

These soft pleasures go well at breakfast, lunch and evening tea. Sweet or savory they are a great treat to have in your kitchen. Ingredients; Whole milk Unsalted butter Eggs Sugar Salt Flour Instant yeast Flavouring – can be nutmeg, coconut, vanilla, ginger, your choice! The Dough: Start with making a batter with 1 cup…

No Warm Coleslaw With The Chips

Coleslaw and chips are a classic combination and when it is home made it literally tastes 1000 times better! Ingredients; Potatoes Oil Salt Paprika Garlic Powder Chilli Cabbage Onions Green Pepper Carrots Vinegar Mayonnaise (plain or spiced up) Salad dressing Honey or white sugar The Chips: Peel and slice your potatoes into the usual chip…

Kidney on the Side

Kidney is a delicacy that I enjoy once in a while and this is a quick way to enjoy it while sipping on a chilled glass of wine. Ingredients; Kidney Mushrooms Soy sauce Margarine Tomato paste Ginger Rosemary Onion Salt The Kidney: Prep the kidney, skin it then core (cut it in half and remove…

Next Day Salad

So it is the day after you hosted a hearty BBQ, you have left over BBQ chicken in the fridge and you want to make healthy choices today to make up for all the rules you threw out last night. This is a great way to down the left overs and keep the body healthy….

Sweet Soy in a Bowl

Soy sauce and pork a a match made in heaven and this is a recipe I picked up from a friend who literally puts soy sauce in almost everything. Ingredients; Pork Soy sauce Ginger Onions Garlic Carrots Oil Brown sugar Green pepper Courgette Cumin Coriander Chili Salt   The Sweet Soy: Trim the fat off…

Chips and Dip

There are 1000 ways to enjoy cassava and sometimes it goes well with a dip. Ingredients: • Cassava • Salt • Oil • Margarine(optional) • Peas • Carrots • Onions • Garlic • Tomatoes • Muchuzi mix • Paprika • Mixed herbs   The Chips:  Boil the cassava in salt and water Drain the cassava,slice…

As if a “Kikomando”

Ok I’ve been honest in the title. It is not really a kikomando but it is chapati and beans basically but you can call it a curry when they ask you what you cooked. Ingredients; Flour 500g Water 250g Salt 1tsp Onions Carrots Oil Baking powder Fresh beans Tomatoes/paste Curry Egg plants Chili   The…

Issa Wrap

A homemade wrap is easy to make. I had to convince myself about this because it seemed like such a hustle but it is really easy to whip up. This wrap includes a fav flesh as it’s known in my house and while you’re exploring with it, be generous with the chili… it will taste…

Stack The Yogurt

How do you get a child to eat their fruit? Make it look attractive! This worked with my sample space and the kids loved it. Play around with the flavors and get fruits that contrast with the color of the yogurt. the visual appeal makes them hard to resist.   Mixed Fruit and Yogurt Ingredients:…

Oh Sweet Potato

Nothing beats local food and I love it. When the craving hits there’s no substitute and in the vast realm of Uganda’s local food, sweet potatoes and groundnuts are a pair meant to be… Ingredients; 350gm groundnut sauce 1 ltr of water Salt Sweet potatoes An onion Optional Curry powder Chili powder   The Groundnut…

Date Night

It is the month of love and we go out of our way to show our significant baes that we care but why not have fun with it in the kitchen and make date night at home one to remember! Smoked beef with rice Ingredients: Beef Onions Garlic Tomatoes Curry Carrots Rice Salt Chili Green…

Chaii anyone?

The rains are making an appearance and what better way to warm up than with a cup of spiced tea with freshly made kabalagala (Ugandan banana pancakes)? Ingredients: Water Milk Ginger Mudalasin/ Cinnamomum Tamala (bark of the cinnamon tree or  dried bay leaf) Tea leaves Ripe bananas (about 6-8) Cassava flour 500 gm Pepper Oil The…