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
In a way, the calzone is very understated. Just 3 ingredients. The pulled pork is extra juicy, the cheese adequate and stringy and the mushrooms chewy so you will get that um, range of textures. Hats off to the chef because those ingredients are very carefully calibrated. You will NOT take a bite that does not have all of the 3. I also tried my friend’s portion and the same was true.
By now, a lot of people know why boiled food is good for them. But what some people haven’t figured out is how to make boiled food that actually tastes good. Sometimes it’s so bland it just makes you sad. The poor thing gets drowned in a pool of water that washes all the flavor … Continue reading Go to Yaya lounge for healthy boiled food that doesn’t suck
It's been a long year; and you the readers have made it worthwhile, what an awesome thing for you to read the stuff we put up here. The internet is a huge place, thank you for confirming to us that we are not speaking into a vaccum. Based on that, we are going to keep … Continue reading The 12 articles you loved most from 2018