Kenya recipes

Irio: Kenya’s wholesome mashed potatoes

Irio: Kenya’s wholesome mashed potatoes

That perception went deep into my consciousness until I came across Irio, Kenya’s and more specifically the Kikuyu peoples of Kenya’s answer to elevating simple mashed potato into sophistication
Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies

Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies

Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies are indeed in Mogadishu on holiday. The fear of God, sorry I mean the fear of the Hague, is too deep seated now to take such chances, but not Kenya’s League of Extravagant Grannies
Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopens

Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopens

Kenya’s Westgate mall reopens, nearly two years after bloody terror attack. The re-opening of the mall comes just a week before US President Barack Obama visits Kenya
Sunlit Sunday in Kenya

Sunlit Sunday in Kenya

My daughter is in Kenya. Nancy has a personality and enthusiasm that is infectious and a vision along with her team of dedicated people that will directly reach out and better and help orphans in Kenya
The Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi, Kenya

The Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi, Kenya

I had bought the book “Out of Africa” from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to read on my flight back to London on my previous trip to Kenya and ever since I have been besotted with the idea of visiting the museum
Jumba Ruins and Monsoon restaurant –  hidden gems in Mtwapa, Kenya

Jumba Ruins and Monsoon restaurant – hidden gems in Mtwapa, Kenya

I have to say I was slightly disappointed with the museum on site as I felt it could have given a little more information about the artefacts on display to try and paint a bigger picture and I was also shocked with how few people I spoke to in Kenya actually knew these ruins even existed
Two Raids in Kenya by Armed Gunmen

Two Raids in Kenya by Armed Gunmen

Bloodbath in Kenya, as gunmen kill dozens in raids at two coastal towns. President Uhuru Kenyatta blames politics and state security lapses
Photo Perfect Kenya

Photo Perfect Kenya

If he’d joined our super safari to Kenya he would have received his come-uppance. Ours was a five-star luxury safari where we were whisked through Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta airport to our personal transport
Sunlit Sunday in Kenya

Sunlit Sunday in Kenya

My daughter is in Kenya. Nancy has a personality and enthusiasm that is infectious and a vision along with her team of dedicated people that will directly reach out and better and help orphans in Kenya
Flourless Chocolate and Raspberry Torte

Flourless Chocolate and Raspberry Torte

Loretta has started blogging quite recently and her post on her trip to Kenya is quite the read. It’s Friday and time to head on over to the friendliest virtual party going – Angie’s Fiesta Friday
Mild South Indian Prawn Curry

Mild South Indian Prawn Curry

This curry takes me back to when Lynne and I were on our honeymoon a couple of years ago in Kenya. This really is an easy and delicious mild south Indian prawn curry