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Epazote Leaves: A Guide to Kitchen Uses

Epazote Leaves: A Guide to Kitchen Uses

What is Epazote? Epazote leaves refer to the leafy parts of epazote; a herbaceous plant that is native to Mexico. Based on different geographical locations, the plant is also known as pigweed, American goosefoot, Indian worm weed, Jerusalem parsley, Mexican tea, Californian Spearmint, skunk weed, 

Mahamri Recipe / Kenyan Coconut Mandazi

Mahamri Recipe / Kenyan Coconut Mandazi

Mahamri is a form of deep fried bread that is almost similar to mandazi. The main difference between mahamri and typical Kenyan mandazi is the use coconut milk or other coconut products (flour, flakes, or heavy cream) and yeast mahamri recipe. Accordingly, mahamri are characterized 

Parsley Vs Cilantro: A Kitchen Guide

Parsley Vs Cilantro: A Kitchen Guide

I use herbs actively in my cooking and have met many people who believe that parsley and cilantro are the same. I have had friends visit me and describe the ‘cilantro’ in my kitchen as unique and quite different. Ideally, what they try to paint 

Griddle Cakes Recipe/ Fluffy pancakes

Griddle Cakes Recipe/ Fluffy pancakes

When I have nothing ready for breakfast, pancakes are the first thing that come into my mind. There is never a dull moment with these yummy batter cakes. They are convenient, tasty and come in many forms and variations. It is possible to make incredible 

How to Dry Rosemary

How to Dry Rosemary

Rosemary is one of the most common kitchen herbs. People from different cultures around the world acknowledge its culinary strengths and charms especially in meat preparation. The aroma of lamb or chicken roasted in rosemary is heavenly. All the same, this herb is not always 

Pictures of herbs/Culinary Herbs

Pictures of herbs/Culinary Herbs

If you have only interacted with dry culinary herbs, you might not know how individual fresh herbs look like. Also, if you are just starting to incorporate herbs in your recipes, it might be difficult choose your favorite from a rich assortment. Culinary herbs come 

How to Make Mango, Banana and Blueberry Smoothie

How to Make Mango, Banana and Blueberry Smoothie

This is a simple juice recipe made with a few ingredients that I had in my house. Although it was sweet, I thought it would have a beautiful purple color but as it turned out, my blue berries were not enough. On a positive note 

One pot basil rice and chicken Recipe

One pot basil rice and chicken Recipe

I love fresh basil and use it extensively in my recipes. Its rich flavor and distinct heavenly aroma are irresistible. The magic lies in a chemical composition that comprises of volatile fragrant molecules whose potential extends beyond culinary uses. In my observation, basil marries so 

Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe

Beef and Vegetable Stir Fry Recipe

 Beef and vegetable stir fry is a hearty delicacy originating from the Asian stir-fry cuisines. It has been widely adopted globally with different cultures customizing it to desirable tastes and flavors. In most cases, stir-frying brings together flavorings, sauces, vegetables and a protein. Flavorings comprise 

How to Make Nutritious Pineapple Banana Smoothie

How to Make Nutritious Pineapple Banana Smoothie

There is no limit to how you can make pineapple banana smoothie. The most important thing is to bring together a variety of ingredients that work together. These can be fruits or fruits and vegetables. A wider assortment can also include nuts and spices. For