Breakfast

Semolina, Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins

Semolina, Lemon & Poppy Seed Muffins

Beautifully soft and fluffy semolina muffins with hints of fragrant lemon and delicate notes of poppy seeds and coconut. So deliciously filling and such a delicious way to start the day!   During the month of Ramadan we have to wake up just before sunrise… read more.

East African Cardamom Donuts (Mandazi)

East African Cardamom Donuts (Mandazi)

These beautiful vegan donuts are a traditional East African classic loved by many. These deliciously golden triangular yeast donuts are subtly sweet with a delicate hint of cardamom and coconut and are a pure delight any time of the day!   Mandazi’s have to be… read more.

Ricotta Donuts

Ricotta Donuts

Beautifully soft and fluffy ricotta donuts that are so moreishly light that you will not be able to stop eating them! So unbelievably quick and easy to make.   I am someone who gets cravings in the evenings, especially the sweet kind. Only problem is… read more.

Gungo Peas Coconut Curry (Barazi)

Gungo Peas Coconut Curry (Barazi)

Beautifully earthy and melt in your mouth soft gungo peas (pigeon peas) in a creamy coconut sauce that is delicately flavoured with green chillies and onions. This East African curry is so ridiculously easy and unbelievably only requires 5 ingredients! Simple and delicious!   Barazi… read more.

CARDAMOM & BANANA JAM OVERNIGHT OATS

CARDAMOM & BANANA JAM OVERNIGHT OATS

This beautifully aromatic overnight oats is the perfect delicious start to your day! Creamy oats packed with warm cardamom and sweet banana jam with bursts of crunchy almonds and earthy pistachios. Pure breakfast heaven! Rise and shine, it’s breakfast time and breakfast today is banana… read more.

CHOCOLATE PANCAKES WITH PEANUT BUTTER GLAZE

CHOCOLATE PANCAKES WITH PEANUT BUTTER GLAZE

Deliciously soft and fluffy chocolate pancakes drizzled with an almost caramel like peanut butter glaze. This is what breakfast dreams are made of! Chocolate and peanut butter is like a match made in heaven and for a while I have been dreaming about these pancakes,… read more.

BANANA FRITTERS (GORENG PISANG)

BANANA FRITTERS (GORENG PISANG)

Delicious Malaysian fritters that are crisp on the outside and beautifully fluffy and soft on the inside with a subtle sweetness and bursting with gorgeous banana. Trust me you will not stop at one! I always loved Malaysian food but fell even more in love… read more.

CREPES

CREPES

Beautifully thin crepes that are soft with a slight crispness. With this recipe you will get perfect crepes every single time! In my family we all adore crepes and it is our weekend breakfast. It’s amazing as to how many different ways there are to… read more.

MANGO & COCONUT CHIA PUDDING

MANGO & COCONUT CHIA PUDDING

Beautiful chia seed pearls bursting with creamy coconut milk, sweetened with aromatic vanilla and maple syrup, layered in between chunks of sweet tangy mangoes and topped with velvety mango puree and finished off with shards of coconut.   I absolutely adore chia seeds, and always… read more.

STRAWBERRY & MASCARPONE BRIOCHE

STRAWBERRY & MASCARPONE BRIOCHE

A quick and easy decadent breakfast or brunch of rich toasted brioche with creamy lashings of sweet mascarpone with swirls of freshly cut strawberries & vanilla.   This is my special breakfast that my lovely husband makes for me on my birthday, and so of… read more.