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The first of many pleasures

The first of many pleasures this succulent spice roasted chicken offers is a house filled with the aromatic aromas from the spice trail. Cinnamon, cumin and sweet…


Warm, comforting, loving

Warm, comforting, loving. Those are the words that describe my Mom’s chicken soup. However, being under the weather last week and her not being in Tanzania, I…


Red pepper tomato soup

Tomatoes and red peppers are two vegetables found in abundance around Tanzania for most of the year. Because they’re grown in country and don’t have far to…


Breakfast for dinner

Who doesn’t love breakfast for dinner? Leftovers Frittata is one of my favourite ways to get rid of leftovers in the fridge and whip up an easy…



Phyllo is back!

Phyllo pastry is back in Dar! Absent from the freezer section for almost a year I discovered it’s return when I was strolling through the aisles of…


sweet & healthy snack balls

For those of you getting on the new years resolution band wagon of healthy living, here’s a sweet treat filled with lots of nutrients: walnut date cranberry…


A holiday staple

These cranberry almond biscotti are a holiday staple in my house. I love to keep a large batch in the freezer to pull out for guests or…


Scrumptious, simple & classy

This spinach, rocket, sweet pear, walnut and parmesan salad is a scrumptious combination, simple and classy. This salad is only as good as the pears you buy…


Simple savoury flavours

Simple savoury flavours the whole family will enjoy at home, or perhaps even on a picnic to Bongoyo island. This rosemary potato bake can be made days…