Granted, Ponnus in Muyenga isn't most known for their chips and chicken. What comes to mind when they come up is Indian and Lebanese food. But sometimes you just want that most basic of Kampalan fast foods. The fact that it was on offer, 10k for chips and 2 pieces of chicken, was only one … Continue reading Chips and chicken at Ponnus
A treat isn’t something you should or can eat every day. The word would lose meaning if you did. It also isn’t something you should only do on big occasions. No, you can treat yourself any day; say one when you’re just walking around, feeling alive and have an extra 10k to burn. If on … Continue reading A Croissant at Brood
Google cow hoof and you might be directed to something called cow's trotter's instead. Wikipedia actually says it’s a delicacy in Uganda. Which, true, except we call it Molokony. It is so loved that now you can find it being sold on many street corners which in itself wouldn't be a surprise except that the beauty … Continue reading Have a taste of Molokony AKA Cow hoof
Kampala people are very mobile. So it makes sense that the food is evolving to keep up. Some people have taken this literally by setting up food trucks. The basic DNA of the food served is 'fast food'; things that are affordable and can be prepared (and delivered) in time. And it looks like there … Continue reading A run down of food trucks in Kampala
So I visited Ethiopia the other day…Ethiopia in Kabalgala, Kampala that is. Khukyenda might not fully agree but there are ways to travel without packing a bag. A good book, a good film, a song, an orgasmic experience can take you places. Now imagine what a multi-sensory experience like eating can do. Yes i had a good … Continue reading Enjera at Dukem
By Cynthia Tumwine Via Satisfashionug.com One of the most fascinating things about Uganda is its various cuisines across the different regions. North, South, East to West; each region is characterised by a different type of food. Today we focus on easy to make snacks that you are likely to crave on a random weekend at … Continue reading Discover Uganda through Food, 5 Easy to Make Insanely Delicious Snacks
If the answer to 'Who hurt you?' is ' My parents, when they sent me to boarding school at age 7 where i had to eat posho for what felt like the rest of my life'; then this post is for you. If it is, 'I went to a secondary school where the rice was … Continue reading Posho, the right way
A picture tells a thousand words. Just look at these muffins. You can see the moistness…the raisins, the subtle construction akin to a sandcastle; it looks like if you were to tap it, it would fall apart in the right way, with a lopsided smile on its face, leaving part of it standing at a … Continue reading Muffin at Lemon Grass
What do we know of Mexico? For us who have watched El Chapo (and are waiting for season 2) it is a testament to the single-minded efforts people will employ to succeed (that’s the summarised PG version). I have seen some other series and pictures of Mexico on national geographic, it is a beautiful place … Continue reading Taco Tuesday; Andale! andale!
Once upon a time, our fore bearers used to hunt for their food. They would set upon a trail into the forest and hopefully return with delicious Bounty. For grain, they would till the land and rely on the sun and rain. Things have changed now, and we get most of our food in the … Continue reading Boo; an over use of the word ‘Balance’.