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
Granted, Ponnus in Muyenga isn't most known for their chips and chicken. What comes to mind when they come up is Indian and Lebanese food. But sometimes you just want that most basic of Kampalan fast foods. The fact that it was on offer, 10k for chips and 2 pieces of chicken, was only one … Continue reading Chips and chicken at Ponnus
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
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.)
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
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 a lot of 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 … Continue reading Go to Yaya lounge for healthy boiled food that doesn’t suck
Courtesy of Yujo Yatai Lab Part 1 taught us why we should be eating fresh noodles and how we should eat them. Read that first HERE if you haven’t before going on to Part 2; which is what you should order and what exactly is in your order. Your menu at Yatai lab will have these; … Continue reading Noodles 101, Part 2-To slurp or not to slurp
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
The etiquette to eating Ramen isn’t so strict. The most important things is to have two “tools” in your hands. One to pick up noodles and larger toppings, and the other is a spoon for the soup and smaller bits.