One of the challenges of running a small enterprise is that you literally do not have a budget to advertise …and yet you absolutely need it. We compete in a space with giants who can run campaigns and have reputations spanning years. How do we ever get there when our resources are so small that … Continue reading We’ve started a Newsletter!
Tea is life. For real. Sometimes it feels like the only thing that can make a day end well is a cup of tea. Coffee drinkers line up their espressos and moccas and machhiato and cast pitying eyes that say; 'That's the only flavour you have? Black?' Yes you can spice it but it often … Continue reading Let’s talk Attitude Tea
Whereas the plan had been to sit and enjoy a sandwich at Prunes, the busy pace of the city dictated that that plan change to a Take away order. First instinct was to go for the Club sandwich because I haven’t had a great one since Just kicking, Yes, still nostalgic, but the one at … Continue reading Italian inside sandwich at Prunes
If you live in Uganda or any country in the tropics) you have no doubt been surrounded by bananas; green ones, red ones, yellow ones, blue ones (they turn yellow when ripe). Some can be eaten ripe others and yet others raw. Gonja or plantain is one of those that needs to be cooked first … Continue reading Just 5 ways to cook gonja
It has been hard to lock down a trend this year. While readers seemed to want healthy reads, the next minute you would respond more to fast food and then the next to DIY stuff. But that's OK. There doesn't have to be a trend. It is OK to love different things. Different things is … Continue reading The most read articles of 2019
We certainly are not short of food festivals in Kampala. There was a rolex festival and even a nsenene one. But the vegan festival is a little different because it encompasses more than just cooking and eating food. It will also involve conversations on organic cultivation and being more environmentally conscious. Here are 6 things … Continue reading 6 things to know before heading to the Vegan food festival this Sunday.
Curious about what the neighbours have in their kitchen? We are. That’s why we are taking a look into the kitchens of food lovers we know. Every month, one of them will share 5 of their favourite ingredients and tell us why they love them so. This month we feature Kasura Francis. Kasura Francis is a brand … Continue reading In their Kitchen 2: Francis Kasura
Do you ever think of cupcakes? Cupcakes are a shot of whisky when you just can’t drink the whole bottle, or afford the hangover. They are what you buy when you need the feel of cake without the investment of an entire one; a romantic gesture, a birthday companion or a treat just for just. … Continue reading 6 must try cupcakes at the Infield Cakery
Here are 2 lessons I learned from eating at Gimzsoca restaurant in Kansanga (next to KIU). Try and eat at restaurants ran by people who are native to the areas the food comes from. You know, Nigerian food, Nigerian owner, Indian food, Indian owner, Karamojong food, Karamojong owner. It really does lend an authentic vibe … Continue reading West African vibes: Okra, fish and semovita
The gluten free trend hit Uganda a while back. Except, it’s not a trend, it’s a serious diet restricting condition for some . Besides knowing that gluten is a protein found in wheat and some cereals, there are still a lot of questions about gluten and being gluten free in Kampala in particular. Credible sources … Continue reading Living gluten free in Kampala