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Do You Think Chapatis are Overrated?

When growing up we would religiously eat chapatis every Saturday. Without fail. It was an ideal meal for that weekend evening, because then it would serve as breakfast on Sunday, and lunch as well. It used to be served with Ndengu stew. So…

Do You Take Expiry Dates Seriously?

There’s a place I was reading that adulting is constantly reminding each other how tired and stressed out you are, because you legit always are. Responsibilities befalling you left right and center. Just when you think you’re done with one,…

Do You Cook Every Day?

One question I'm constantly asked is, “Do you cook every day?” Frankly, I don’t. But one day I might start to, I admire people who do. For now, I endeavor to cook enough food to last us at least 2 days - to give me at the very least a 1 day…

Childhood: The Ugali Tale.

My childhood, I miss it so much. I have so many fond memories, but the one that kept lingering on my mind today is the Ugali one, because it was one funny one. But before I even get started, let me publicly declare that ugali happens to be…

Pan Seared Strip Steak with Love.

How was your Valentine’s Day? Do you usually celebrate it? I am lukewarm about the celebration bit on that particular day, so I don’t fuss about it. I wish my loves a Happy Valentines and maybe a couple of gestures to show that ‘I still…

The Gift of the Wok

Nothing accommodates laziness better than the Wok. But also, nothing displays your inner chef better than the Wok. Though I think it was meant for the former, because of its ability to hold everything, mix it up in there and in the end get…

Whole Baked Tilapia and Some Time Out

We have a lot going on. We’re always busy, whether by design or self-imposed. There’s always something to do. Even when you think you’re done just for the day and you’re about to take a breather, you remember that one thing on your ‘to-do’…