Fried cassava ( fried mogo)

Cassava is called Mogo in Swahili. Anyone who has lived or visited Kenya will have seen roasted or fried cassave sold on the streets. The mogo is usually served with a sprinkling of salt and Read More …

Gunda Pickle – Cordia obliqua or clammy berries pickle (Gunda Keri nu Athanu) Cheat Recipe

I lived and worked in London for  years and took all its beauty, history and novelty for granted.  I feel that now is the time to share with you some of London’s unusual attractions.  As Read More …

OXO Tower Restaurant Brasserie Review

The rooftop Oxo Tower Brasserie in South Bank is in the Iconic Oxo Tower which is a London Riverside landmark.  It used to be owned by the OXO brand but had fallen into disrepair in Read More …

Veggie Loaf Slimmers friendly

A lot of my readers are from London or visit London regularly so may find this information interesting.  I used to live and work in London for more than 30 years and still find places Read More …

Slimmers Friendly Mixed Vegetable and Onion Bhajias/Pakoras

Everyone loves Bhajias especially Onion bhajias. But we try not to eat them regularly as they are deep fried. This year, I am trying to be healthy and eat as much oil free food as Read More …

Overnight Oats with fruit

How often have you skipped breakfast because you didn’t have time? How often have you picked up an unhealthy breakfast on your way to work because you didn’t have time for breakfast?  With overnight oats Read More …

Veganuary journey update & Aubergine and Kale curry

So a whole month has gone by and I managed to complete Veganuary.   And did I celebrate?  Not really, I have now got used to enjoying vegan food and will continue to remain vegan as Read More …

Veganuary – More than just a trend: the rise of veganism

In recent years, the word ‘vegan’ has skyrocketed from a relatively rare dietary choice to a popular lifestyle choice for many. And no wonder — the vegan diet has claims ranging from sheer health benefits Read More …