Interiors, waffles and more …

Here are a few random links from the web. Have a lovely Sunday. Fun conversation starter – which would you rather have for the rest of your life: peanut butter or butter? Rearrange a room for a free refresh This home is beautiful without following trends How to style your home What to do with…

Soft Milk Bread Rolls

To quote Biko Zulu “I love writers who use very simple words and make deceptively simple, beautiful sentences.” Alexander Lobrano, writing for Saveur (May 2, 2016) creates that kind of beauty. “It started, of course, with baguettes. I’d finish one on my own in a day: half for breakfast, sliced horizontally and toasted, a process…

Carbonara, tortillas and more …

This is a new series that shares some fun links from the web, as well as troubleshooting or diving deeper into a recipe or cooking technique. The best flour tortillas recipe on YouTube. Guaranteed delicious roast chicken. For the dry rub, whatever you have will work. I mix cayenne, cumin, and paprika. Spaghetti carbonara has…

Chocolate Brioche

The CO-VID 19 pandemic has us stuck at home and many are baking bread. So here comes another bread recipe for you to try. Something a little more adventurous than the selection seen below: We have enough time to try it out and get creative with it. This post was inspired pre-corona though. It was…

Camping Meals – Kimana

There are certain personalities that love lists and have lists for everything. I am one of those personalities. And one of my favourite lists to prepare is a camping trip menu. This was the tentative one for a trip we took with my husband, my favourite brother-in-law and our too-cool-for-school-friends, Ben and Shiroh. Saturday breakfast:Everyone…

Fluffy Cinnamon Rolls

Long post alert. This is not a quick recipe. But it is well worth it, especially if you are learning to make cinnamon rolls. The thing that makes these rolls so fluffy (like most bread recipes) is time. They need a substantial amount of time to knead, and then more time to rise. A quick…

Pound Cake

Bybron, this one is for you. I appreciate all your feedback. Also, this cake of all the cakes I made, used to be Eddy’s favourite. I’m sure he now has new favorites since he has his jaber who loves to experiment and learn. So just add this to the list. When kina Eddy would come…

Camping Meals – Catskills New York

This is a throwback to last year – fall of 2018. The hubby and I were invited on a backpacking trip in the Catskills. It had been timed for late September hoping the trees would have began to change color, but they hadn’t yet. It was nonetheless, the ultimate pause-and-reset, the best brain reboot. What…

Lemon Drizzle Cake

After a year in Upstate New York, it’s good to be back home. There is no doubt that the Hudson Valley is spectacular, with tons of amazing trails (at little to no cost). But the African savannah teeming with wildlife is unbeatable. Excuse my sad pictures—my husband is the amazing wildlife photographer. Nairobi National Park…

Simple Banana Bread

It’s been a minute. How goes it? Some hikes are gentle, others strenuous, while others are basically rock climbing. You know it is the latter when its not your legs, but your arms and upper back muscles and sides that ache like a nonsense the next day. However I truly enjoy mild rock climbing to…