What would you do if you lived somewhere and while there you fell in love with say their....world famous donuts. But upon relocating, you realise that no one quite has those donuts. You would probably complain and lament the lack of your beloved treat. You might post TBT shots on Instagram of you and your … Continue reading Tired of the usual rice and chicken? Taste Caribbean fusion from Island bites Ug
Part 1 of the Mental health portion of the Health in your 30's series dealt with what you can eat and how to cope with career pressure in this tricky time. Find it here. Part two will discuss the expectation to be partnered up now that you're in your 30's. QN: By 30, the pressure … Continue reading Health in your 30’s: Mental health part 2
You’ve turned 30 (or have been here for a while) and things are overwhealming. You're freaking out a little bit. House, work, lifelong goals, kids, money, partner, parents, extended family etc. On top of that, you're constantly being sold to: The best mortgage on the market, the best school for your children, the best places … Continue reading Health in your 30’s-Mental health part 1
I tell you i'm a sucker for soup. And this one, warm with just enough ginger was right on the mark. It makes you feel like your being hugged on both sides. Like you're in a hug sandwich. This i think is what they call food for the soul. Food to eat when you're heart is broken, food to definitely eat when you're hangover.
Your menstrual cycle can be A LOT, and that is even before you add the cramps and endometreosis many women go through without relief. One way to make it a little easier? Food! Ahead of World menstrual Hygiene day 2020 (28th May), it seems like a good idea to dive into what we can eat … Continue reading Eating for your period
The mix of bread and meat is not an original Ugandan concept but we have taken to it with many restaurants now offering hot dogs. Some have made it something that is a delight to order; ready in seconds and edible on the go- like a rolex. I ate at these 2 different places and … Continue reading Hot dog at Charlie’s place
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