Banana Puffs

These golden, sweet and crunchy banana puffs are a delicious and great way of using up overripe bananas. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE BANANA PUFFS HOW TO MAKE BANANA PUFFS 1. Sift together the flour, maize meal, baking powder and sugar. 2. Make a well in the center and mix in the egg and milk…

Cardamon and Lemon Mandazi

Mandazi is a popular snack in Kenya that originated from the Swahili Coast. I’ll be showing you how to make a dairy free and egg free version. Making mandazi is always so fun and it never ceases to amaze me how good they taste straight from the deep fryer. They have the an amazing balance…

Cinnamon Rolls

If you haven’t had homemade cinnamon rolls yet then you’re missing out on one of life’s little pleasures. These easy cinnamon rolls from scratch are such amazing treats. Each cinnamon is soft and fluffy. We all need something indulgent for moments in your life that require a little something special. WHAT YOU’LL NEED HOW TO…

Buttermilk Substitute

The homemade buttermilk substitute comes together in 5 minutes and requires only 2 ingredients. Skip the grocery store run and make your own! We’ve all been there. You’re knee deep into a recipe only to realize you forgot to pick up a necessary ingredient: buttermilk. Don’t panic, making buttermilk from sratch only takes minutes. I…

Pro tips for making whipped cream

This silky, light and delicious whipped cream is an easy topping that compliments many desserts. This is a stabilized version which can also be used for cake decorating. This recipe is easy to make, uses only 3 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make. It can also be flavoured in so many ways….

Basic Cookies

Bake a batch of  these easy cookies with just 4 ingredients. A prefect partner to a cup of tea. These cookies tastes really amazing plain but you could always spice things up with raisins or some chocolate chips.   WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE BASIC COOKIES   HOW TO MAKE  BASIC COOKIES 1. In a…

The Science of Bread Making

Bread is a product of baking a mixture of flour, water, salt, yeast and other ingredients. The basic procedure involves mixing of ingredients until it’s converted  into dough, followed by baking the dough into a loaf. The aim of the bread making process is to produce dough that will rise easily and have the properties…

Top 10 reasons your cake failed

It happens to the best of us… You’ll think you have done everything right but the cake doesn’t turn out like the picture in the recipe. Let’s troubleshoot together as we look at the most common issues that arise while making cakes. Here you’ll learn why your cake failed and what to do differently next…

Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal cookies are a favourite with kids and adults. These delicious cookies are so easy to make and basically irresistible ! They have crispy edges and chewy centers. You can add in your desired mix-ins for a special twist. Properly stored in an airtight container, the cookies will keep for up to two weeks. WHAT…

Homemade Chocolate Chips

  Have you ever wanted to make some brownies or some chocolate chip cookies but didn’t have some chocolate chips in your pantry ?  Here’s a simple way for you to improvise quickly instead of going to purchase the chips. This is also such a nice way to save on some cash and it’ll only…