Pleasant Pub Lunch at The Brewery

Last time I was at Ciela Resort it was a cold day but today felt more like a summer’s day perfect for a pub lunch. The Brewery is located on the hotel grounds and has been open for over a year and then some, waited for the hype to die down before I ventured forth….

Spots Where I Ate At While In Zanzibar

Zanzibar is dotted with plenty of affordable places to eat from hotels, restaurants, street food to exploring spots where the locals actually eat, which can all satisfy your appetite without necessarily leaving you with an empty wallet especially when you are on holiday. Here are the places where I ate and thoroughly enjoyed the food…

Surprise Birthday Lunch at the Rock Restaurant

A floating rock island out in the sea was the perfect setting for my birthday lunch at this upscale spot known as one of the world’s most iconic restaurants which offers incredible views over the Indian ocean, fresh seafood, and an amazing photographic experience. The Rock Restaurant is located at Michamvi’s Pingwe Beach in Zanzibar’s…

A Moroccan Lunch at Dar Lalla

After taking a wrong turn, came across this place which actually turned out to be very convenient because I was famished and have been wanting some Moroccan food for a very long time and finally got it. Located in the Lilayi area of Lusaka away front the hustle and bustle of the city, this restaurant…

Midweek Garden Salad Vibes

This summer has been a roasting hot one for most of us in the southern hemisphere and the vegetable garden is thriving. Having hot food does not always work in hot weather so we opt for something simple and light like a colourful and healthy garden salad on the side as we barbeque. Ingredients 1…

Ducks, Iced Tea & Photography Club

Our last physical camera club meeting took place months ago, apart from our monthly zoom meetings. Now that social gatherings of more than a certain number of people are allowed, we are rotating the meetings in different neighbourhoods in Lusaka so as not to always be in one location at a time, giving people a…

Recreating Mum’s Peanut Butter Chicken Dish

My mum passed away twenty-four years ago this month, and I had a memory of how she used to make this peanut butter chicken dish, remember the smell like it was yesterday. Paying homage to her memory by recreating the flavours and taste how I recall them. Added spices and hot chilli sauce courtesy of…

Winter Soup Made with Garden Cherry Tomatoes

Ever since I started cultivating a home garden, tomatoes have become my favorite summertime treat as they’re just so sweet, juicy and delicious. But when winter comes around, I’m sad to say goodbye to my tomatoes. So this dish is the perfect alternative for those of you who are in the same boat as me….

Dinner with Friends at Prime Joint

Met up with some friends during the week and finally made it to highly rated as well as recommended Prime Joint. It was considerably busier than I thought it would be for a weekday, was getting a bit of anxiety being around so many people because it has been a while. Luckily a table was…

Chia Seed, Fruit and Spinach Breakfast Smoothie

Everyone has a favourite go-to smoothie recipe that they always make my preference is to have it as a breakfast option on a summer morning when it is too hot. I do enjoy a good tasting smoothie of fruit and spinach or kale mixture because it provides protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. One thing that’s…