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Crispy Garlic & Avocado Fried Rice

We Kenyan’s love Avocado. I mean, if we had our way, we would put avocado in every single dish. This recipe is a simple fried rice served with creamy avocado and topped with crispy fried garlic. Trust me, the crispy garlic makes all the difference.


Chocolate & Banana Frozen Yoghurt (4 ingredients)

This tangy, homemade, 4 ingredient low-fat Chocolate and Banana frozen Yoghurt makes for the best guilt-free dessert.


Simple Pasta Salad with Vinaigrette

Pasta salads are simple to prepare and just so satisfying to eat after a whole week of heavy meals. They don’t have to be boring though. Add in your favourite vegetables and whip up this classic salad dressing to go with it. Yummy!


Kheema (Indian Spiced Minced Mutton with Peas)

There’s always that one dish that your Mother makes the best and this is one of my Mother’s best! Kheema is a traditional Indian dish that is often made with minced mutton (you can substitute for minced chicken, beef etc) and peas or potatoes.


Gluten-free Cupcakes

Celebrate with these delicious gluten-free cupcakes that take only 30 minutes to make. Swirl some vanilla buttercream on top, sprinkle some icing sugar or leave them plain to enjoy with your evening tea.


Crunchy & Chewy Rice Cookies

This recipe will always give you those crunchy and chewy cookies that you hope for. Don’t forget to add the chocolate in too, because who doesn’t like chocolate!


Classic Spaghetti & Meatballs

Classic spaghetti & meatballs with a slight twist. These meatballs are so delicious, they can be eaten as an appetiser on its own, made into a sandwich or even added into a soup. The pork and lamb meat mixed together with flavours from the onion, garlic, parmesan cheese etc. complete this comfort food.


Mandazi (Swahili Doughnuts)

Mandazi/Mahamri can also be called a Swahili Doughnut and originated from the Swahili Coast. It is a slightly sweet fried bread that is flavoured with some cardamom and coconut milk and is the perfect snack for breakfast with a cup of hot Chai.


Restaurant Style Chicken Kiev

This Chicken Kiev is so simple and comforting. You can make this ahead of time and freeze, and when you have guests over just place into the oven and wait. The oozing of the garlic butter when you cut open makes the chicken much more flavourful.

Pika Chakula
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