Growing up sucks. We seem to always be in search for something that we can't reach. It gets even more frustrating when easy things to find, like Kabalagala/pancakes/paani are also out of reach! But find them I did! when I wasn’t even looking (there's a lesson to be learned there). Sure there are those ones … Continue reading Kabalagala; pancakes UG style.
Ahh, eggs, the go to for anyone who doesn't know how to cook or can't be bothered to make a big meal. For the lazy bachelor and bachelorette, eggs are the breakfast, the dinner, the thing you go to when there is no other food left in the house. No judgement. But if you must … Continue reading 6 different non-boring ways to cook your eggs
1. Iftar isn't about binge eating mountains and mountains of food. You have seen people actually gain weight during Ramadan? This is one of the reasons why. Instead there, are some tips you can follow to do it in healthier way. 2. Its not OK to skip suhoor (the early morning meal) so that you can sleep. You need to have this if you intend to power through the day.
She goes ahead to give instructions like, ‘on the lowest heat of your smallest burner.’ How relatable is that? So you will not be alone, even if you might be alone in the kitchen. Case in point: she includes things she has felt on her journey in cute little quotes to spur you on. This one is featured at the start of the Mac and cheese recipe;
Colours. Almost all of them in the rainbow. The Gai Phad Pak or Stir fried chicken with vegetables, for those who can not read Thai, came with a helping of noodles. That made for an interesting contrast. All these colourful veges against the stark white. (Arya for the win...sorry, couldn't resist.)
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
Remember this promo ? Faisal and Joan won and they had a blast with Yujo's special Valentine's menu. And they tried this beauty. The lovers were nice enough to, between the meal, record some short clips for us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gN_Zag3Rg-A&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R4w-MLVQc7Q&feature=youtu.be Subscribe to the blog via email using the Follow button … Continue reading Congs to our Valentine’s winners, Faisal and Joan.
Be honest, when was the last time you had Ugandan made breakfast cereal? Odds are…never. Isn’t it incredible that with all the grain we have in this bountiful country we do not make our own cereal? We instead import boxes of corn flakes from miles away with food colourants, additives and preservatives whose long term … Continue reading Aunty Mo; The first Ugandan made organic breakfast cereal.
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