Travel - Lifestyle - Cuisine

Travel - Lifestyle - Cuisine

Category: Blantyre

Family Traditions – Gamberoni Prawns

Family Traditions – Gamberoni Prawns

The most important tradition at any time of the year is just getting together and enjoying the company of your loved ones. Of course, eating is always a big part of that. For me, this has been catching up with my sister Mimi over a […]

Mijn Kitchen – Blantyre’s It Cafe

Mijn Kitchen – Blantyre’s It Cafe

There is so much buzz around Mijn Kitchen and for good reason. The restaurant – as I have recently discovered is the go to for a hearty comfort meal on a busy work day or a fun brunch with friends during the weekend. The restaurant […]

Staycation – Amaryllis Hotel

Staycation – Amaryllis Hotel

As a working professional, it can be hard to set aside dedicated relaxation time. Whether I’m home or at one of my favorite restaurants, it’s too easy for work, friends, and other obligations to create various distractions. For Easter , I wanted to completely disconnect. […]

La’ Coffee – Blantyre’s Hidden Gem

La’ Coffee – Blantyre’s Hidden Gem

La’ Coffee is a new tree house style café in Chimwankhunda, Blantyre. I had been seeing a few pictures of this space on WhatsApp but no one was forth coming with the details and I couldn’t find any information online, so I did some digging […]

Kaso Mw – Thrift Meets Art

Kaso Mw – Thrift Meets Art

I love thrifting, I really do. But I am not a young woman anymore and I can no longer handle the fatigue and back pain that comes with thrifting at the market. But I still enjoy discovering unique and vintage pieces, so I have resorted […]

Chinese Food – Where to eat it in Blantyre

Chinese Food – Where to eat it in Blantyre

Hey lovies, I am back with another listicle! this time around talking about my favorite cuisine of all time. Seriously I could eat Chinese everyday for a year and not complain. While there are a number of restaurants that serve Chinese food, there are -to […]

Coffee Culture

Coffee Culture

On Monday, The S/o and I were running errands in Maselema industrial area when I came across this menu. As you should know by now noodle stir fry is my kryptonite. After squinting at the price, I was shocked that it cost a fraction of […]

The B&B Salad

The B&B Salad

If there is ever a day you do not feel like eating carbs,look no further than Elly B’s for a tasty and filling subsitute. While the diner is famous for their burgers,I believe their Bilton and Bacon Salad is one of the most underrated items […]

Fine Dining In Blantyre

Fine Dining In Blantyre

Eating out in Blantyre is not an easy task. There are only a handful of marvelous (read acceptable) establishments scattered across the city and even fewer fine dining restaurants – 3 to be precise.Fine dining restaurants are typically high end and fancier eateries that provide […]

Lunch On the Rooftop

Lunch On the Rooftop

I am not sure why it took me so long to go to Splash Restaurant but I suspect I was waiting for the hooblah and fanfare to die down. And while I can understand the excitement,I really do appreciate a quiet dining experience without fear […]

Lunch Date – Millies Artisan Bakery

Lunch Date – Millies Artisan Bakery

Rachael and I were long overdue for a catch up session. Weekends are hectic for the both of us and it turns out we have outgrown after work drinks (shocking I know) and so it has been hard coming up with a plan that works […]

On New Friends

On New Friends

The year I learnt small talk. And how to smile at strangers. The year I understood that I am my best when I reach out and ask ‘do you want to be my friend? Warsan Shire Making friends when you are an introvert is hard. […]

Why You Should Have Lunch at Kwa Haraba this Week

Why You Should Have Lunch at Kwa Haraba this Week

If you are a creative,you do not need convincing to go to Kwa Haraba,that place is practically our home. I had not been there this whole year until this Monday and I was surprised to see how much has changed.Here are 5 reasons why you […]

Life Currently – Healing My Body

Life Currently – Healing My Body

There are only small steps upward;an easier day,an unexpected laugh,a mirror that doesn’t matter anymore. I am thawing Laurie Halse Anderson (Winter Girls) Malaria sucks,malaria drugs are even worse. But I thought I could power through it because I am a baddie. So when I […]

Eating in White Spaces: Caffè Grazia – a Restaurant Review

Eating in White Spaces: Caffè Grazia – a Restaurant Review

I thought I was fine until I  realized I was literally sitting on the edge on my seat, I felt like everyone was looking at me but of course they weren’t I was just feeling out of place. This is what happens when you find […]

European Film Festival- in Conversation with Malawian Creatives

European Film Festival- in Conversation with Malawian Creatives

European Film Festival- in Conversation with Malawian Creatives I arrived late and alone. I scanned the room for a familiar face but of course no one I know can be found in spaces where introducing myself as a blogger and columnist does not induce a […]

Gouyang Hotel Restaurant- A Review

Gouyang Hotel Restaurant- A Review

Blantyre finally has a fourth Chinese restaurant and mind you the third one just opened a few months ago so that just makes my point for me. As a Chinese food aficionado I promptly made my way there as soon as I heard and got […]

Dinner At Chez Maky – A Restaurant Review

Dinner At Chez Maky – A Restaurant Review

I remember the first time I had Chez Maky food, I was on my way to Chiradzulu with my girls .We had hit a fog so dense we could barely see in.I was felling anxious and I remembered Rachael brought a doggy bag from her […]