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How to make samosas

Ah the good old Samosa. Tea time isn’t complete without a plate of this delicious moreish snack. While one can buy ready-made samosas in the freezer section of many stores, it’s nothing compared to homemade samosas, served fresh and crisp … Continue reading “How to make samosas”

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Perfect Pancakes with coconut buttercream

Hello lovelies! Here is a great breakfast classic – pancakes. My kids love me a lot more when they wake up to a stack of these beauties. Also, they sit quietly at the table and gobble these down while i … Continue reading “Perfect Pancakes with coconut buttercream”

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GARLIC PILI PILI PRAWNS | QUICK AND EASY

My daughter and i are suckers for prawns! We love all things prawns so naturally, this tutorial had to be made and we had no qualms tasting the end product. Our choice of sides to this was chapati, a prawn … Continue reading “GARLIC PILI PILI PRAWNS | QUICK AND EASY”

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Get smiles at your next BBQ | Coconut grilled chicken | Kuku paka

If you’re looking for a delicious grilled chicken recipe that conjures island flavours, this is it. This recipe instantly whisks you on a whimsical adventure on an island filled with coconuts and erm…chickens (Ha!). The chicken is marinated in simple … Continue reading “Get smiles at your next BBQ | Coconut grilled chicken | Kuku paka”

chapati 810x466 - Soft and layered chapatis | The easy way

Soft and layered chapatis | The easy way

Chapatis or ‘chapos’ as we call em in our part of the world – the awesome part of the world, are a perfect partner to stews and curries as well as grilled meats. They’re great for breakfast – fry an … Continue reading “Soft and layered chapatis | The easy way”

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Melt in your mouth sweet syrupy dessert | Gulab Jamun | Easy

Todays a special day in the Mehri household. My husband and I are celebrating our anniversary and with special days come delectable desserts. To mark this special occasion I chose Gulab Jamun because Mr. M loves them, like a lot … Continue reading “Melt in your mouth sweet syrupy dessert | Gulab Jamun | Easy”

Donas 810x466 - How to make Donas | Swahili cake donuts

How to make Donas | Swahili cake donuts

Sometimes, well a lot of times in my case, you just want to make something quick to have with tea but you still want it to be enjoyable. These cake donuts hold up well and are great as a grab … Continue reading “How to make Donas | Swahili cake donuts”