The Holiday season is now a thing of the past and the time has come for me to tell you about my New Years Eve dinner party. This tale will stretch over several posts however. This year I decided to spend the better part of the New Years Eve preparing a 6 course dinner forContinue reading

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  Ham Hock Terrine is cozy, rustic yet classic French appetizer or first course. I like to serve it either on a wine and cheese party with Gremolata, gherkins, whole grain mustard, pickled onions and crusty french bread where everyone helps themselves from a large wooden board. Or if you are planning a dinner party,Continue reading

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I spent last Christmas with family back at home and Smoked salmon cheese cake was my choice of appetizer for the holiday supper. Making something with Canadian smoked salmon simply felt imperative once I arrived in Montreal. Smoked Salmon Cheesecake is great for entertaining as it can be made in the morning and served inContinue reading

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Tuna Tartare is soul food for me. As I must have mentioned, I am obsessed with raw fish. This dish is greatly satisfying. Tuna tartare is a delicious ‘east meets west’ first course which you are guaranteed to please your friends and family with. Its beauty lies in its simplicity. Serves 4 Ingredients: 400-500g sushiContinue reading

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Speaking of Whitefish Tartare, there were times when my obsessive love for raw fish translated into me serving ceviches, gravlax, fish carpaccios and tartars at virtually every dinner party I hosted. It is light, delicious,fast to make and exciting first course to serve and enjoy. Get some fresh fish and a sharp knife and spoilContinue reading

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  I have a soft spot for Spanish culture, architecture, music, literature, cinema and …surprise, surprise…food! This recipe was inspired by the famous Ensalada Malaguena and by the arrival of these wonderful, big, juicy naval oranges to my local grocery store in Nairobi. You may feel like laughing but I assure you this is quiteContinue reading

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