The Trick to Perfectly Scrambled Eggs

I hope you had a good week.  My musings for the week involved doors.  An open door welcoming you in, or stepping out from, holds opportunities.  An experience to see or learn something new or different. Some doors make us wonder … what is on the other side?  Should I attempt to open it? Or should…

Baking Essentials

Hey!  Do your weekend plans involve baking?  However, do your cakes sometimes turn out not as moist as you hoped, or dense or do they sink?  Or do you simply want to improve the quality of your baked goods? One of my besties who makes amazing chocolate chilli cakes, sticky toffee puddings, and the list…

Timeless Classic – Apple Pie

Apples used to be so expensive and hard to come by in the past.  However, nowadays getting 2 bags of apples from those guys selling in traffic while on your way home for a pie will not break the bank. Granted, pastry making can be quite intimidating but how else does one learn, if not…

Fragrant Basil Pesto

Mambo?  Was it a good week?  What are you looking forward to this weekend?  Do certain tastes transport you to a place?  I think it is a very individual experience.  For me, black tea with fresh lime always reminds me of South Coast and pesto transports me to the beaches of Maputo. If there is…

Ridiculously Fluffy Pancakes

  After a busy, long week, nothing says relaxed Saturday or Sunday morning like pancakes for breakfast.  It stirs within most of us happy childhood memories. Random confession: for the life of me, I cannot make round chapatis, round pizza not even round pancakes.      

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Biscotti

Hey!  How was the week?  The other day on tv, there was a thing about how even though coffee is one of Kenya’s biggest exports, the majority of Kenyans consume tea or beer. Whatever the case, tea and coffee go well with biscotti.  Biscotti are “baked twice” cookies.  These are the husband’s favourite. They are perfect…