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…

Beauty: 5 Fragrances On My Display Counter

There are thousands of perfume brands out there some fads, timely, favourites, some not so much. Everyone likes what they like and make it their signature I tend to shy away from scents that give me a sneeze or a headache at first sniff. Most of the fragrances currently on my display counter have a…

Back On the Intermittent Fasting Wagon

A while ago when I was struggling with gastrointestinal issues, was busy all the time and would grab food on the go I did Intermittent Fasting. Then things slowed down, started to feel better, had a change of scenery and got out of the habit but now I am more determined to stick to it….

Weekly Day And Night Time Beauty Routine

Trying to concentrate on my skin with a weekly slash biweekly routine as a result of having lots of breakouts lately to see what works and what does not work for me. I know for sure that having oily skin or taking certain medications, hormones, sunlight exposure, stress can all be contributing factors. Here are…

Photography: Nature Macro

Although we are currently not able to physically meet for the Camera Chat Group Lusaka meetings still once a month via Zoom and submissions are made online for now to be safe. Last month’s assignment was on Nature Macro Photography, which is a unique form of photography that involves photographing small objects to make them look…

Toasted Bruschetta Brunch

Bruschetta is a term traditional from Italy, an antipasto which consists of grilled bread rubbed with garlic, topped with olive oil and salt. There are many variations and may include toppings of tomato, vegetables, beans, cured meat, or cheese. Now, I realise that bread has a bit of a reputation because it rises in the…

Fashion: Self Isolation Style

As many of us are still in isolation, loungewear, leggings and tracksuits have become our comfort clothes as we stay indoors and get bored or learn a skill together. Of course there is the exception of those Zoom appropriate outfits but the more we stay at home we seek to just simplify things and for…

What’s Cooking: Spice Up Your Rice

With all the doom and gloom out there one needs a little joy as we take things day by day in isolation. This recipe is full of flavour and will brighten things up for you, a dish that will please both vegetarians and meat-eaters. As much as I enjoy steamed rice I have had enough…

Happy Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s day. This year’s theme is Each for Equal and every one of us can help create an equal world. So, this is to all the women who try their hardest to have better than what they had yesterday, who spend hours working hard making sure all unnoticed stuff is done; who listen…

Mental Health: Free Your Mind

Mental health is something that is crucial to happiness and well being. I firmly believe we all need to nurture our precious minds because we are more than our thoughts. The biggest problem is that it is always swept under the carpet and there seems to be a lack of understanding with a quick dismissal…