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Canapés: Suya wrapped in a peanut and plantain blanket

I decided to kick off this major food fest in celebration of Christmas with some canapés.  The best thing about canapés is that they pack  major flavour into a few bites which is particularly good at this time of the year when there is so much rich and delicious food on offer. 353 more words


Crocodile country - Murchison Falls Game Park

Murchison Falls: Photo courtesy: sarahemcc – Wikimedia.org

After my memorable Masindi stay, I met up with the Nile again and another piece of luck. I was invited to stay with the park’s warden and his wife and had my first taste of African cooking. 213 more words


#1656 - Eritrea and Winter


So what is the relation between “Eritrea” and winter? Is it winter in Eritrea or what? Well, both were two themes of the last weekend of mine, aside from… 863 more words

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Video: Pilau Throwdown Recipe

Throwdown Lovers,

Love you some pilau? How do you like your pilau? With beef? chicken? goat? I love to experiment with my pilau.

In my ongoing “100 Days of Kenyan Throwdowns” project I have shared some pilau dishes. 136 more words


100 RECIPES FOR 100 MEALS...(Banana stew with African nightshade)

I come from a community that just loooves bananas and traditional vegetables. Growing with very traditional parents, i’ve learnt how to cook food without using spices and just by cooking the food as it is and making it tasty as ever. 131 more words


Pan Fried Beef in Peanut Stew Throwdown Recipe: Meal 94 of 100 Days Of Kenyan Throwdowns

Are you a fan of deez nuts?

Well I got em. (Cheesy I know)

My mother makes a mean peanut sauce especially for her sombe (cassava leaves). 151 more words



This post is inspired by my craving for chin chin!!! I just got my braces tightened so I can’t have any of this crunchy goodness for a while… 188 more words