The Chocolate Icing Recipe You Need

Hi!  How was your week?  Flash back Friday to Swaziland.  Swaziland was not in the itinerary, but when visiting Mozambique for longer than a month, one is required to leave and re-enter the country after 30 days.  Our visa run turned out to be a spontaneous fun road trip to Swaziland. We had lunch at…

Light as Air Orange Chiffon Cake

Looking to get away this weekend? Away from the city and its hectic demands. Fresh air and some country living? This is a throw back to Nanyuki, while on our way to Samburu National Park some years ago. But in case you have no such plans, we could attempt to bake this orange chiffon cake….

How To Beat Egg Whites

Want to attempt a chiffon cake, sponge cake, lemon pancakes, or a meringue etc this weekend? What they all have in common, is that you have to beat the egg whites to stiff peaks. What? Why? (Confession: Actually I was doing a post on the orange chiffon cake but it was too long and so I decided…

Simple Tasty Potato Leek Soup

What are your plans this weekend?  We are taking some guests for some fun and a close up with the giraffes at the Giraffe Centre.  Cleopatra has nothing on the giraffe’s eye makeup! But since this is a food blog, let’s talk about a simple meal that requires little brain power.  We need a few such easy…