Drinks · Free from Fridays · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Coconut and Mango Lassi

  Yay it’s Friday, the sun’s shining, patio doors wide open, birds chirping and kids playing outdoors, you have to love and embrace every bit of this wonderful weather. Talking of weather what has been your temptation to cool down in this heat? Ice cream, ice lollies, cocktails, mocktails, cold beer or Lassi? ¬†Free From… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Coconut and Mango Lassi

African Cuisine · Curries · Food · Free from Fridays · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Kenyan style Spicy Corn on the Cob and Spinach Curry

  Corn is one of Kenya’s staple food alongside beans and potatoes. The crunchy but sweet kernels can be eaten in many ways ie: boiled, roasted or more indulging and tasty curries. My first childhood encounter with corn was a delightful one, one that made me want more time after time, it was charcoal roasted… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Kenyan style Spicy Corn on the Cob and Spinach Curry

Free from Fridays · Salads · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Green chilli and coriander marinated baby potato and pomegranate salad served with raita dressing

Sometimes do you crave a salad that is full of flavour but filling too? Not just a plate of leaves served with dressing? Well hands up of you like potatoes, I absolutely love them, ever since a kid and even more when I saw that you can consume potatoes in so many forms from plain… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Green chilli and coriander marinated baby potato and pomegranate salad served with raita dressing

Food · Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Gluten and Dairy Free Methi Theplas (spiced Indian Flatbreads)

    Thepla’s are not only a personal favourite but a family favourite, quite literally they are so versatile you can have them for breakfast, lunch, snack or even as a quick bite to eat on the go. There are many variations in making these deliciously spiced flat breads, you can be as creative and… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Gluten and Dairy Free Methi Theplas (spiced Indian Flatbreads)

Chocolate · Desserts · Eggless · Free from Fridays · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Toasted hazelnut, coconut and chocolate mousse with Cinnamon spice

It’s egg free, dairy free, gluten-free, and can be nut free too. You thinking really? Yes well why not? Desserts after a meal are enjoyed by all they should be enticing, appealing and eaten with your eyes before you even taste it, so what if you have allergies? Surely you don’t want to miss out… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Toasted hazelnut, coconut and chocolate mousse with Cinnamon spice

Curries · Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Bhindi Masala (Okra cooked in a rich tomato and coconut gravy)

  When it comes to certain types of fruits and vegetables my senses take me back to my childhood, those glorious years I spent in Mombasa. I’m nostalgic, allowing my imagination to go back to the days of warm sunny weather, hustle and bustle in the market areas, carts outside the houses with vendors selling… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Bhindi Masala (Okra cooked in a rich tomato and coconut gravy)

Free from Fridays · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Free from Friday’s: Nut free Chocolate and Blueberry Coconut Mithai

  Fancy a piece? No it’s not low in fat or low in sugar in fact the opposite, actually one can argue that apart from greasing the plate and thick layer of chocolate covering this decadent tasting mithai there is no fat or ghee used in this mixture. It is purely coconut, sugar and water… Continue reading Free from Friday’s: Nut free Chocolate and Blueberry Coconut Mithai