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02 December 2016 » Talking To Nelly

You can never go wrong with this Kenyan plantain recipe. Matoke is not only delicious but it’s also very affordable. If you didn’t know, plantains (green bananas) are the healthiest foods in the world. If you are looking for a perfect Kenyan plantain recipe, matoke ya nyama (plantain with meat) is a great recipe to […] The post Kenyan Plantain Recipe: Matoke Ya Nyama appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

21 September 2016 » Talking To Nelly

I am happy to share this chicken pilau recipe with you today. If you don’t know how to cook Kenyan chicken pilau, don’t worry, by the end of this post you will be a pro. If I have never mentioned it before, Kenyan chicken pilau is my favorite meal. You can serve me a lot […] The post How To Cook Kenyan Chicken Pilau appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

16 September 2016 » Talking To Nelly

If you are looking for snacks to accompany your cup of tea, beef brawn rolls bites are a great combination.  This amazing recipe calls for beef brawn which you can easy find in the supermarket. My advice when looking for brawn is to go for Farmer’s choice beef brawn. Why the choice? Well, because their […] The post Beef Brawn Rolls Bites Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

13 September 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Nothing tastes better that a Kenyan dengu recipe. Dengu/ green grams are nutritious and loved by many people. Green grams are easy to make and require no special skills. Green grams/dengu can be used to prepare different type of stews and sauces. The recipe am going to share is a popular Kenyan dengu recipe that […] The post How to Cook Simple Kenyan Dengu Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

29 August 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Do you love green bananas/plantain? I’m sure you will love this matoke recipe. If you are looking for a healthy side dish meal, you have to try this spicy mashed matoke and potato recipe. This matoke recipe is not only delicious, its healthy and easy to make too. One of the things I love about […] The post Spicy Mashed Matoke and Potato Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

16 August 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Drumroll please,…..I am thrilled to announce  the launch of my first e-book “10 Incredible Chapati Recipes You Must Learn How to Make Today”.  

02 August 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Well fried Sukuma wiki recipe  is a great accompaniment for ugali.  Sukuma wiki recipe is the easiest meal to cook and it’s very nutritious. Furthermore, this recipe requires easy to find ingredients. If you are looking for the perfect Sukuma wiki recipe, this is it! Sukuma wiki is an easy way to incorporate eating more […] The post How to Cook Sukuma Wiki (Collard Greens)- 10 Minute Healthy Meal appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

04 July 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Meat is a common ingredient that we always have in our kitchen. Are you wondering how to cook your goat meat? There is nothing as delicious as a proper fried mbuzi with all the seasoning and spices. Today, we are going to cook Kenyan mbuzi wet fry, trust me this meal is so delicious it […] The post Kenyan Mbuzi Wet Fry- How to Make This Delicious Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

27 June 2016 » Talking To Nelly

If you are like me, I love looking for new products in the market. My new found ingredient is Prestige Margarine enhanced with Vanilla. When I realized that Prestige Margarine is enhanced with Vanilla, I was like; I have to try it out. Which other better way to do it other than to bake a […] The post Simple Delicious Chocolate Cake appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

15 February 2016 » Talking To Nelly

Mandazi is a common snack that is loved by everyone. As a popular Kenyan snack, it’s found practically everywhere you go. Whether you’re looking for a delicious breakfast snack or a quick snack you can grab at your workplace, try the tasty coconut mandazi; they’ll never disappoint. Since there are different Kenyan mandazi recipes, today […] The post How to Make Kenyan Coconut Mandazi appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

15 January 2016 » Talking To Nelly

I love chicken and so do you .  My love for chicken always makes me look for new and interesting ways to cook it. Chicken in bread crumbs is definitely an amazing Kenyan Chicken recipe.  This recipe is a yummy way to spruce up your chicken and turns out beautifully.  The main key ingredients are […] The post Kenyan Chicken Recipe: Chicken in Bread Crumbs appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

22 September 2015 » Talking To Nelly

I made an orange cake last week and its one of my favorite cakes. I always make this cake occasionally, so I decided to share the recipe with you all. Making a traditional orange cake is simple because the ingredients you need for this cake you use them daily in your kitchen. To make a […] The post Orange Crush: How To Make a Traditional Orange Cake appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

10 September 2015 » Talking To Nelly

When it comes to how to cook spaghetti Kenyan style, there is a lot that you can do. Kenyan spaghetti recipes have become popular with time and nowadays they are a household name. One of my favorite Kenyan spaghetti recipes is spaghetti with sausages, I love this recipe and I will show you step by […] The post Kenyan Style Spaghetti Recipe: Spaghetti With Sausages appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

15 July 2015 » Talking To Nelly

  Most of the time, we can go out of ideas of how to cook greens. Did you know you can cook your favorite greens in peanut sauce? Yes, this meal yummy and filling too.  This recipe has different variations which can be found in Central and Southern Africa. This recipe involves combining greens such […] The post Greens In Peanut Sauce Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

03 July 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Did you know bananas and chocolate can result into a delicious healthy snack? Well, during the week I got some healthy snack recipe inspiration; banana covered in chocolate. This snack has become of my favorite treats. I love the taste of banana and chocolate and freezing it for a while makes it even better

23 June 2015 » Talking To Nelly

When it comes to Kenyan rice recipes, Pilau is among the favorite. Pilau is a common dish especially at the Kenyan Coast, Mombasa. Today, we will be making Kenyan Goat Pilau that has bursting flavors. Kenyan Goat Pilau is a mixture of spices; garlic, ginger, cumin, cardamon, cloves, cinnamon, fried onions, broth and goat meat. […] The post How to Cook Kenyan Goat Pilau appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

15 June 2015 » Talking To Nelly

I baked homemade Challah bread a few days ago and I loved it. I want to thank Maryanne for the homemade Challah bread recipe

08 May 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Do you have random cravings for fish? This happens to me too at times and while I’d like to give in to my stomach demands, I like my fish well cooked and filled with flavor. Fish and Ugali is a common meal in Kenya. When I have fish fillet in the house, I am always […] The post Weekend Treat: Crispy Fish Fillet with Kenyan Ugali and Veggies appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

05 May 2015 » Talking To Nelly

I tell you, chocolate cake is ever delicious. They say money can’t buy happiness but money can buy chocolate. I know there are many chocolate cake recipes but this one is a must try. A chocolate cake with buttercream frosting is addictive

22 April 2015 » Talking To Nelly

When was the last time you ate fries? I am sure it’s very recent ;). I am not talking about restaurant fries but homemade fries. There is nothing as tasty as homemade fries! Well, I made garlic fries a few days ago and snacked on them while watching Spongebob Squarepants (yes I love this cartoon) […] The post Craving Fries? Your Perfect Recipe For Homemade Garlic Fries appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

17 April 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Making Kenyan soft layered chapati is a lot of fun but requires time No wonder many people prefer the direct chapati. Making layered chapati also need some skills to get those layers on the chapatti. One of the amazing things about layered chapati is that they are soft and very tasty. You don’t know how […] The post How To Make Soft Layered Chapati ( Chapati Za Ngozi) appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

25 March 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Occasionally,I love to eat traditional Kenyan food because they are not only easy to make but very healthy. Tubers are common ingredients in the Kenyan market and there are awesome recipes you can make from arrowroots, cassavas, yams and sweet potatoes. My recipe today is Mshenye which is a traditional Kenyan dish that calls for […] The post How To Cook Traditional Kenyan Mshenye Recipe (Mashed Sweet Potatoes Mixed with Beans and Corn) appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

11 March 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Learning how to make bread from home has saved me a lot of coins at the supermarket Bread is one of the common staple foods on each Kenyan table. The delicious aroma of bread baking in the oven is something that always excites me. Aside from homemade milk bread being irresistible, bread making is also […] The post How To Make Sweet Homemade Milk Bread ( Say Goodbye to Buying Bread) appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

05 March 2015 » Talking To Nelly

There is nothing as quick as making scrambled eggs and throwing in other few ingredients. Vegetable egg sauce can turn into a delicious, satisfying lunch or dinner in no time. Vegetable egg sauce goes well with Ugali (sima) or plantain. Veggie egg sauce involve adding chopped freshly green vegetables such as Sukuma week, Amaranth leaves […] The post Simple and Delicious Vegetable Egg Sauce appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

27 February 2015 » Talking To Nelly

  The only lie I usually tell myself is “I’m only going to eat one slice of pizza’..lol. This week was my birthday and I decided to make one large pizza to crown it all. This pizza was big enough to serve 10 people.  Sausage pizza is delicious with warmly bubbly mozzarella cheese and other […] The post Mouthwatering Homemade Sausage Pizza appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

25 February 2015 » Talking To Nelly

When was the last time you ate beans? To east like a Coastarian, you don’t need to travel to Mombasa. You can bring Mombasa delicacy right in your kitchen Do you ever give yourself the chance to experience amazing simple bean recipes? In this crazy life, early morning, late nights and busy weekends, there is no time to cook beans the old-fashioned way. The 21st century way of cooking beans is to soak beans overnight and use a pressure cooker to cook them for 30 minutes….they are magical that...

18 January 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Irio is a traditional Kenyan dish that includes delicious and healthy ingredients. Irio is common recipe but because of the cost of peas many hotels just mash green maize with potatoes and add veggies to imitate mukimo…lol What you normally eat in restaurants and hotels is not the original Irio, not unless peas have been added .Irio is very similar to Southern Africa’s dish Moroko. Irio recipe is made of potatoes, green peas and fresh green maize or corn. These two are simmered together till...

10 January 2015 » Talking To Nelly

Nothing excites me like buttermilk pancakes especially near weekends. The batter for your buttermilk pancakes heed not to be beaten smooth. This was my second time making these pancakes and am totally hooked to the recipe. The secret to having fluffy buttermilk pancakes is to avoid over mixing your batter. The batter for your pancakes should not be beaten until smooth but should have small medium lump. With this butter, your pancakes will be light and fluffy and have lots of flavor. Ingredients...

09 December 2014 » Talking To Nelly

This is one of my favorite dishes. Wali wa Nazi / coconut rice is simply delicious…so addictive. Once you eat coconut rice, you never want to eat plain white rice again! Trust me .. . The rice has exceptional feel of natural coconut flavor. Coconut rice is a simple dish to make with rice, seasoning and coconut milk. The amazing thing is about Wali wa Nazi / coconut rice is the fact that it retains its yummy coconut flavor even after adding various seasoning. In this recipe, I will show you how...

02 December 2014 » Talking To Nelly

. There are different types of Kenyan mukimo and all have different names. In earlier days, mukimo used to be eaten during various occasions and ceremonies. The word “mukimo” comes from the word “mash” or ‘mashed”. The dish involves cooking different ingredients and mashing them together. Some mukimo are easy to make but others require time and patience, in the end, you must be ready to do some mashing Over the weekend, I managed to cook some mukimo. This traditional dish consists of maize,...

26 November 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Do you love eating eggs? Do you eat eggs on a regular basis? Well, a unique version of the normal omelette that you can cook for your family is masala omelette. This omelette is quick to prepare, makes an amazing breakfast and a filling one at that. If you are looking for different ways of spicing up your monotonous omelette recipe, try the masala omelette today. This recipe calls for turmeric powder, green chilies, onions, some vegetables and garam masala. When all these ingredients are...

21 November 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Hi People, been a while since I posted but I am back. Honestly, I love bajia za dengu. These appetizers are my second favorite from mandazi. I always make bajia za dengu recipe for my family when I need a break from pancakes :). This week I have to admit I have made them like three times …it’s becoming an addiction. Bajia za dengu is a great appetizer that you can serve your family or guests. My first time to make this recipe turned out perfect than what I was expecting. How To Make Bajia Za...

28 July 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Coconut milk has so many healthy benefits. It also makes delicious dishes. This is the reason why I always have some coconut in my kitchen .One of the reasons why I love homemade coconut milk is the fact that it is free from preservatives. Although making coconut milk from home requires a bit of your […] The post How to Extract Coconut Milk At Home appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

21 July 2014 » Talking To Nelly

  Over the weekend, I made a new noodle recipe that is easy and fast to cook. Eat this meal in the morning and you can comfortably skip lunch. This indomie noodle recipe calls for wonderful, inherently delicious flavors in simple ingredients that you don’t have to grind or saute to get the flavors going. […] The post Simple Potato Noodle Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

27 June 2014 » Talking To Nelly

If you didn’t know, many simple ingredients when combined make the most delicious dishes. Eating vegetable is important for your heath. Green beans have always been one of my best vegetables. Whether they are grilles, fried or boiled, am in at any time. Green beans, carrots and tomatoes and a delightful base of fried meat […] The post Fried Green Beans appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

28 May 2014 » Talking To Nelly

This is one of my best smoothies :). Beet Banana Smoothie is full of vitamins and protein, it’s definitely delicious. Today, I’m sharing a smoothie recipe that I made over the weekend. It’s one of my smoothie additions that I always make from time to time. Packed with favorite fruits bananas, vanilla yogurt and beetroot. […] The post Beet Banana Smoothie appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

21 May 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Chapatis… or Chapo…is a common meal here in Kenya. I love chapattis/ chapatis. Since I was growing up I always got extremely excited every time my mum used to declare we are eating chapatis for the day. Am sure am not the only one who used to get overwhelmed with excitement over chapos :). Until […] The post How To Cook Kenyan Chapatis (Chapos) (Flatbread) appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

19 April 2014 » Talking To Nelly

You need to try this spicy, delicious and crispy fish recipe. This is a perfect side dish accompaniment to your favorite meal! We love eating fish, at least most of us. Yesterday I decided to cook some simple marinated fish for my family. I headed to the fish monger to purchase some. I had many […] The post Easy Marinate Breadcrumbs Fish Recipe appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

15 April 2014 » Talking To Nelly

  Today is one of those days I feel energetic and making a long meal. Having passed via the market and bought some ingredients, I have decided to make some fried rice with potato stew. Fried rice is easy to make and very delicious. The recipe am going to share with you is egg-fried rice […] The post How To Make Simple Fried Rice With Potato Stew appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

14 April 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Instead of buying beef stock, it is always a great idea to make it at home. Making beef stock is very easy and ingredients are always available. Aside from saving money, you get rich flavors for your stock.  Visiting your local butchery is the first step to having a great beef stock To make beef […] The post How To Make Kenyan Beef Stock appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

20 March 2014 » Talking To Nelly

There is nothing that excites me than taking vegetable pancakes and a cup of milk in the morning :). There are different types of pancake recipes but I like mine heavy and with more flavors.  Trust me,  eating these pancakes in the morning will hold your stomach and you won’t feel hungry fast. Vegetable pancakes […] The post Easy Homemade Vegetable Pancakes appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

17 March 2014 » Talking To Nelly

Ugali or sima is a stable food in Kenya.  Eating an ugali recipe during luch or supper quenches your hunger pangs( you really get a stomach full). Actually, many people can agree eating ugali during the day makes you so full until you start falling sleepy especially during those sunny afternoons. In Kenya there are […] The post Cooking Kenyan Ugali , Beef Stew and Steamed Cabbage appeared first on Talking To Nelly.

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