May 122016
 
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Mukimo:

If a Kenyan ever invites you to their home and they say come to lunch be ready for something extraordinary. You see, lunch is not a one pot dish like a casserole or a simple meal of fries and sausage. Ohhhh nooo!!!. Lunch is something much bigger. You will find yourself at a table full of so many dishes that you begin to ask if you are at the right house. You see it’s custom to treat your guests to a sumptuous meal with a wide variety of meats, vegetables and starches, so big and so varied that they will never forget. Seriously, it’s an interesting trend. The families go all out. You would think their daughter was getting married!

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Sep 032015
 

People ask me all the time. What is Kenya like? What do the people eat? What do the people do for fun? What is the weather like? Do you live in houses? How come you speak English? Are you speaking English? Can you speak African?

If you have similar questions and have no idea what Kenya is like, here is a documentary that will answer all those questions and more.

 

Sep 242013
 

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I have been cooking Kenyan dishes with dhania forever. Dhania as used in Kenya is the local name for cilantro or green leaf coriander. It is typically used to season beef dishes. I love it in beef stew and usually add it in the stew to get it’s full aroma. It enhances tastes of Samosas too.

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Sep 222012
 

Masala chips, Masala fries

This was an exciting treat for my hubbie and I. He had never had masala chips and I could sort of remember that it was a regular treat from days gone by. You see in Kenya and all of former British territories, chips refers to fries. Masala refers to a blend of spices.

So imagine that, fries cooked in an assortment of spices. How Delicious!

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