Jun 252013
 

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As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have been craving everything tropical for some reason. In Kenya we drink Mango juice 247. Once the mangoes are in season, they are juiced and the concentrate frozen to supply mango juice lovers  a sweet,delicate and satisfying drink year round.

So, today I will share my obsession for mangoes and mango juice.

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Jun 202013
 

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Breakfast would not be true breakfast without a good egg and in particular a farm fresh egg. When we were young, my mum and dad had a side kick biashara (business) as do all Kenyans! They built a huge chicken coop and raised over 200 chicks at a time. We were so excited to feed and water them and watch them grow. Eating fresh eggs is heavenly. You constantly get a feel of nourishment and vitality.

I recently visited a local farm in Arcadia, Oklahoma and bought these beautiful tray of brown eggs. They were the real deal. Real farm fresh eggs, just like those at my grannies. Eggs from chicken that are free to roam and feed on whatever they get. I love the beautiful brown color of the egg shells. Unspoiled and close to the color of the earth.

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May 022013
 

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Once in a while I buy two broccoli and make a big salad that can last a couple of days . Peas are a great add on. If you did not know that peas are a great with broccoli salad, it’s time to try it out. It turned out to be very filling.

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Apr 242013
 

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By now you know that I love HUMMUS. I try and make my own and keep in the fridge for snacking on. I usually make the chick pea/ garbanzo version. But last week, I was tempted into making a lentil version that I found in the March 2012, Martha Stewart Living magazine. The recipe called for cashew butter, but I still had some Tahini from my last batch of hummus. Some Advice. Don’t be afraid to substitute. The hummus came out great.

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Sep 222012
 

Masala chips, Masala fries

This was an exciting treat for my hubbie and I. He had never had masala chips and I could sort of remember that it was a regular treat from days gone by. You see in Kenya and all of former British territories, chips refers to fries. Masala refers to a blend of spices.

So imagine that, fries cooked in an assortment of spices. How Delicious!

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