15 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your loved ones

  ‘Tis the season for love and everyone is busy planning for Valentine’s day, whether it is for that special someone in your life, or just a special friend or family member. Most of us may be wondering what kind of gift to get our loved ones for that special day. Gift buying can beContinue reading “15 Valentine’s Day gift ideas for your loved ones”

Chocolate Chip Cookies- Kenyan Style!

Today is Boy Scouts day, it is the day we celebrate the birth of scouting.  As for me, I’ve decided to commemorate this day by sharing another classic cookie favorite recipe – chocolate chip cookies. Chocolate Chip Cookies We all love chocolate, so why not some chocolate chips in a cookie? Here’s my recipe: Ingredients: –Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookies- Kenyan Style!”

Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Of all the bread spreads in the market, my favorite is peanut butter! Not only is it healthy, but since I love peanuts, it has a very wonderful “nutty” smell to it that I particularly like. So of course when it comes to peanut butter cookies, I’m an absolute fan. I especially love using home-madeContinue reading “Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe”

5 Unexpected ways to rock @ Baking

Baking is a scientific art that may confuse some people, especially amateur bakers. Baking at home or hobby baking is different from professional baking, however there are a few tricks professional bakers rely on that can be applied to home baking. Here are some of the professional tips you can depend on that will enhanceContinue reading “5 Unexpected ways to rock @ Baking”

Wonderfulicious Un-Frosted Coconut Cake

For all those who have tasted Coconut Cake, nothing beats that delicious coconut frosting covered by coconut shavings, yum! Sometimes though, I want the Coconut Cake without all that sugar, so I decided to make a Coconut Loaf Cake without frosting. I used a fresh coconut that my sis had bought and it turned outContinue reading “Wonderfulicious Un-Frosted Coconut Cake”

5 Baking Secrets Revealed

For all those who bake at home, we all get recipes from various sources; websites, cook books and even family & friends. Sometimes the terminology used in the recipes while mixing can be a bit confusing. I’ve put together 5 mixing terms used in cake recipes so that if you encounter them next time, or forContinue reading “5 Baking Secrets Revealed”

Best Oatmeal Cookies in Kenya

We all love cookies and once in a while, it is alright to indulge your sweet tooth. ^_^ A great classic cookie to indulge in, one that is a personal favorite, is the Oatmeal Cookie. I like it mostly because it is also quite a healthy cookie, especially if you make some substitutes on theContinue reading “Best Oatmeal Cookies in Kenya”

Best Practices for Storing Quick breads

On more that one occasion I have baked for my family two or more banana breads and found that as popular and delicious as they might be, some of them are left over. Since fruit breads can be perishable if not stored well, I have come up with important tips on storing some of theContinue reading “Best Practices for Storing Quick breads”

5 things you Must know about baking

Baking is a good hobby or business to start, and to some it is quite simple, for others it may be a bit more challenging. I’ve decided to come up with a short list of five important tips that will be helpful to anyone who is baking or has recently decided to venture into homeContinue reading “5 things you Must know about baking”

Home Baking in Kenya and a Buttercream Recipe

I was living abroad and came back to Kenya some years ago. The one thing I noticed in most homes is that not very many people do a lot of home baking. When I asked some people why; they mentioned that they may have to buy a very expensive oven to be able to bakeContinue reading “Home Baking in Kenya and a Buttercream Recipe”