My First YouTube Video: Quick Breakfast Oats!

Guess what? I’m officially on YouTube! What better way to share my love for food and style other than through videos? I felt the need to be more interactive with you guys and I think YouTube is the best platform for that. So, I decided to share this simple oat recipe that is not only … Continue Reading


Pictures by DannySkech Culottes by Jadia Creations I know it’s a tad bit late for this, but, Happy New Year guys! So, some of you might have noticed the change in my username on Instagram . Well, for those that haven’t, I chose to re-brand from ThreadMuse to Sienna Barley. I had been thinking about my content for … Continue Reading

Flourless Banana Pancake!

I found myself craving for some homemade pancakes last weekend. Thing is, I wanted a healthy kind (because I tend to fall off the wagon and crave sweets during weekends). So I tried making some with the ingredients listed below. I used oats instead of regular wheat flour to help bind the mixture. I eventually had … Continue Reading

Video Tutorial: Tuna Pasta Salad!

This is undoubtedly one of my hubby’s favourite meals, not to mention how quick and easy it is to make- just check out the video tutorial! You can also play around with the ingredients to make it suitable to your preferences. Give it a go and let me know! Video by DannySkech Ingredients:  {Pasta, Scallions, … Continue Reading

Brioche- A breakfast soul food!

I’ve always loved the Brioche (pronounced brie-osh) served in Java restaurants as part of their breakfast menu. Brioche is a pastry of French origin that is basically an enriched  bread but with a high egg and butter content. It is so bread-y, hearty and yet so rich! So, I embarked on a journey to try recreate this … Continue Reading

Food Review: The Terrace, Qaribu Inn!

Pictures by DannySkech Hey guys, so Dan and I had lunch at Qaribu Inn last Monday. I had first been to Qaribu Inn in May this year with my boss who was looking for a quiet place our team could sit and work with minimum distractions. Ok, let me start from the beginning… A few months back, I had driven … Continue Reading

Oven-grilled Chicken, Chips & Stir-fry Vegetables!

Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it’s too assertive to the naked eye ~ G. Ramsey   Pictures by DannySkech Anyone who knows me well definitely comprehends the kind of love relationship I have with food. It’s deep. I cook when I am happy. I cook when … Continue Reading

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso!

 Yes, another travel post! So, my colleague and I travelled to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso in April for work. This was the longest flight I have ever been on. No really, it was. We left Nairobi at 6 am for Addis Ababa (1 & a half hours flight) then from Addis, the flight was meant to … Continue Reading

Pita Bread, Fried Mince & Veg Sandwiches!

Hey guys, do you have moments when you are in too much of a rush to make a proper meal? Happens to me all the time. On such days, I make my quick fixes such as this sandwich. It literally took me 10 minutes to prep and another 15 minutes to fry the vegetables and … Continue Reading

Chocolate Cake Dessert!

Hello beautiful people! Finally the sun is out today in Nairobi! So todays post features the chocolate cake I made during the Sunday brunch we had with PikchaGUY a few weeks back. My mum-in-love gave me this recipe a few years back, which is simple & the outcome is very delicious. All you need is: * … Continue Reading