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Tuesday 5th of March 2024

Nairobi, Kenya

Legume Dishes Recipes: Ndoto (Sautéed Red Kidney Beans & Red Sorghum)

Legume Dishes Recipes: Ndoto (Sautéed Red Kidney Beans & Red Sorghum)

Ndoto (Sautéed Red Kidney Beans & Red Sorghum) Ndoto is a traditional dish among the Taita community. It was prepared during “Kuaikwa” (the Taita traditional initiation ceremony for girls to prepare them for marriage). It was also prepared during weddings. Sorghum is a nutrient-packed grain that you can use in many ways. It’s rich in vitamins and minerals like B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. It’s likewise an excellent source of fiber, antioxidants, and protein. What’...

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Legume Dishes Recipes: Fiqe (Red Sorghum, Beans and Teff Flour)

Legume Dishes Recipes: Fiqe (Red Sorghum, Beans and Teff Flour)

Teff, one of the oldest and tiniest grains in the world, has been a mainstay of Ethiopian cuisine for centuries. Although some of the teff sold on the market is also cultivated on American soil, it was first domesticated for food production purposes more than 3,000 years ago. Teff is still the most widely planted crop in Ethiopia. Today, teff is becoming more popular outside of the boundaries of the country of East Africa, contributing to a rise in consumer interest ...

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Swahili Recipes: Chai ya Maziwa (Mixed Tea)

Swahili Recipes: Chai ya Maziwa (Mixed Tea)

White, green, oolong, black, and even dark fermented tea are all native to Africa, as are herbal rooibos and honey bush, both of which are popular in South Africa. Although it's harder to get pure African genuine tea than Chinese or Indian tea, it's frequently a component of many tea mixes. English breakfast, as an illustration. Unexpectedly, Kenya ranks third in the world in terms of tea production, behind China and Japan. There are several more African nations that produce ...

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Meat Recipes: Stir Fried Goat Meat

Meat Recipes: Stir Fried Goat Meat

Stir fried goat meat In most cases, goat meat is stir-fried rather than stewed. It is common in many communities across the country. It is eaten with starchy dishes including rice, and Ugali among others. We understand that you might not always have time to prepare a meat meal that is slowly cooked or that you might not always think to marinate something a day in advance. You guessed it, neither do we. These dishes are for those occasions when ...

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Meat Recipes: Swahili Biryani Stew (Swahili Spiced Beef Stew)

Meat Recipes: Swahili Biryani Stew (Swahili Spiced Beef Stew)

Swahili Biryani stew is a traditional delicacy of the Swahili community. It is made with meat and heavily spiced to produce a rich tasty meal. This recipe is sometimes served during special occasions such as weddings or other social ceremonies. It is eaten by the whole family and can be served for lunch or dinner usually accompanied by a bowl of colourful biryani rice. We understand that you might not always have time to prepare a meat meal that is ...

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