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
Those of a certain age will remember that Alzawade used to occupy that ka square and like me, marvel at the way Meza has filled it up! It’s like how babies make space of a tiny womb and just expand-just amazing.
When a place only serves dinner, you'd expect that they do it well. Because they are sleeping while other restaurants are busy doing breakfast and lunch. You'd expect that all their love and attention would go into that dinner...and that the dishes would be close to perfection. If that place is Silhouette, you'd be right. … Continue reading Silhouette turns meals into Art
In Luganda, we sometimes use profanities to express pleasure, love, enjoyment. One might say, for instance, mbwa gwe onyumye which means, you are smart you dog, which means, my man, you look good. Some such profanities came to me as I ate on the rooftop at The Cloud in Ntinda (Atop the Capital Shoppers building) … Continue reading Off menu at The Cloud
To be a certain section of the Ugandan populace is to adopt a certain comfort with grime. The dust on your shoes is not uncommon, the sweat stains and mud are close fellows. If you have been in this section for a couple of decades, you come to adopt a comfort, if begrudgingly, for these … Continue reading Road Side Chicken