As if a “Kikomando”

Ok I’ve been honest in the title. It is not really a kikomando but it is chapati and beans basically but you can call it a curry when they ask you what you cooked. Ingredients; Flour 500g Water 250g Salt 1tsp Onions Carrots Oil Baking powder Fresh beans Tomatoes/paste Curry Egg plants Chili   The…

Issa Wrap

A homemade wrap is easy to make. I had to convince myself about this because it seemed like such a hustle but it is really easy to whip up. This wrap includes a fav flesh as it’s known in my house and while you’re exploring with it, be generous with the chili… it will taste…

Stack The Yogurt

How do you get a child to eat their fruit? Make it look attractive! This worked with my sample space and the kids loved it. Play around with the flavors and get fruits that contrast with the color of the yogurt. the visual appeal makes them hard to resist.   Mixed Fruit and Yogurt Ingredients:…

Oh Sweet Potato

Nothing beats local food and I love it. When the craving hits there’s no substitute and in the vast realm of Uganda’s local food, sweet potatoes and groundnuts are a pair meant to be… Ingredients; 350gm groundnut sauce 1 ltr of water Salt Sweet potatoes An onion Optional Curry powder Chili powder   The Groundnut…

Date Night

It is the month of love and we go out of our way to show our significant baes that we care but why not have fun with it in the kitchen and make date night at home one to remember! Smoked beef with rice Ingredients: Beef Onions Garlic Tomatoes Curry Carrots Rice Salt Chili Green…

Chaii anyone?

The rains are making an appearance and what better way to warm up than with a cup of spiced tea with freshly made kabalagala (Ugandan banana pancakes)? Ingredients: Water Milk Ginger Mudalasin/ Cinnamomum Tamala (bark of the cinnamon tree or  dried bay leaf) Tea leaves Ripe bananas (about 6-8) Cassava flour 500 gm Pepper Oil The…

Chicken On The Deep

When you have an amazing home-brew, what better way to ease it down than with chicken? This is a simple recipe for your own version on KFC in the comfort of your home. Ingredients: Chicken Salt Chicken curry Onions Bread crumbs Paprika Olive oil Eggs Flour The chicken: Place the chicken in a pan with…

Quick UG@55 Fix

9th October is the day Uganda got its independence and we celebrate it wholeheartedly especially if it is on a weekday♥ And as we look back at what we’ve been through, discuss the future we all want for this country that 55 years down the road has not yet realized its full potential and draft…

Fire and Ice

Sometimes people come over to my house to feast and one of those random days my guests, who often confuse my humble abode for a restaurant, asked for desert. They were a lucky bunch because I had ice cream lying around… Ingredients: Ice cream Chocolate cookies Bailey’s Irish cream Adding fire to the ice: Start…

V-C-R In 2017

Rice and chicken is a meal I’ve enjoyed since childhood. It can be prepared in so many different ways I can’t get enough of it. Here we’ll be cooking up a version of Vegetable-Chicken-Rice. Ingredients: Chicken Rice Aubergine Cauliflower Onions Garlic Carrots Green pepper Salt Curry powder water Ground Cinnamon (Cassia), Black Pepper, Cardamom, Turmeric,…

#KlaRestaurantWeek

All the foodies in Kampala were on a roll last week as the annual Kampala Restaurant Week orchestrated by The Pearl Guide Uganda graced us once again with its gifts of food and drink. In the company of a ‘lit’ crew, the exploration began through a few options and my taste buds were fired up…

A Bowl to Share

Meals always taste better when shared and we’ll be making a pasta and curry perfect for sharing with friends and family. Ingredients: Pasta Mixed herbs Beef Salt Tomatoes Carrots Aubergine (egg plant) Onions Garlic Curry powder Royco Chilli Tumeric Olive Oil Water The pasta: Bring 5 liters(to about 500 gm of pasta) of cool water…