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Category Archives: Foodie Recipes
First things first, do you know the difference between Shepherd’s pie and Cottage pie? (more…)
Tired of plain boiled white rice? Why not try this classic Thai pineapple fried version? (more…)
Here’s a great chicken dish you will go nuts for! (more…)
A simple South East Asian-inspired salad with red cabbage, carrots, green onion and sriracha-infused peanut-cilantro dressing. (more…)
This recipe is inspired by a cardamom date cake I ate at Monsoon restaurant in Stone Town. The restaurant is one of those places that strives to give diners a glance into a true Swahili dining experience with Taarab and ngoma music performances. It has mikeka (local mats) on the floors, kanga-covered cushions for seating, low tables for eating, burning incense, Zanzibar-style decor and generally a Swahili ambiance. (more…)
Lemon butter sauce is one of the simplest sauces there is. It’s typically served with white fish or seafood. Chef Joyce adds flavour to the fish fillet by marinating before it is pan fried. If you would like to prepare restaurant-standard dishes at home then this dish is a simple way to start. (more…)
Eating like Beyonce has become a whole lot easier… if you live in the United States that is. Queen Bey has launched a 22 days vegan meal delivery service. Supposedly making or breaking a habit takes 21 days, and thus, Beyonce believes you will be converted after 22 days of veganism. (more…)
I have always loved making curries, from Swahili to Indian styles and everything in between. When I lived in London, it was so easy to buy ready-made curry pastes. I always preferred, however, to make mine from scratch, whatever the cuisine.
Here’s Chef Joyce’s tips for buying and preparing prawns: Always ensure the head and body are totally intact and they have a shiny grey shell. After shelling, look for a dark line on the body which is the vein. (more…)