A hungry African is still hungry…

Excuse the corny title but yes I am finally back to updating the blog. It’s been over a year since I last posted on this blog but I definitely haven’t stopped cooking or eating. Now that I am settled (I am back in Malawi and currently living in the capital city, Lilongwe) I have gotten…

Philippines food adventures!

This year during my winter holiday I went to spend a few days in paradise on earth, aka The Philippines. It was hands down my favorite of the holidays I’ve had the opportunity to go on while living in China. It wasn’t planned, I was actually intending on going to Malaysia first but the high…

My favourite Chinese dishes…

Now that I’ve eaten out numerous times here in China I have come to be a little familiar with the menus for certain types of Chinese cuisine. Sichuan cuisine has to be the best in China, closely followed by Xinjiang and Lanzhou, they pretty much never disappoint flavor wise. The Chinese dishes I used to…

My first “real” spring festival experience!

Originally posted on Soul Canvas:
I have experienced 3 spring festivals here in Baoding since moving here as a student but this year’s is the first that I actually spent with a Chinese family. Since it’s the quietest time of the year I usually spend it in my room. Luckily, this year, together with another…

“吃饭了吗?”/Have you eaten yet?

I once read somewhere that China’s biggest religion is food, and having lived here a year and a half I can safely say that is true. Food is a big part of life here. “吃饭了吗?”/”Have you eaten yet?” is actually a form of greeting in China. To outsiders it may sound weird it’s actually just…

Bacon wrapped chicken (Made in a pressure cooker!)

I love this recipe for 3 reasons: It has bacon! It has chicken! It uses an electric pressure cooker! Cooking doesn’t get easier than using a pressure cooker. That miraculous contraption literally does everything, saves you time and produces perfectly cooked food every time. I did of course use them back in Botswana however, my…

African Independent Interview

I recently got featured in African Independent newspaper which is distributed to SADC countries including Kenya. Whoop! They are a newly launched newspaper and will be doing a series of features on African food bloggers. View the full interview here: African Independent Interview. And read more about the new newspaper here: Newly Launched African Independent