Cassava Leaf Stew

Growing up, my mother’s love for cooking and exploring many different meals from different cultures all over the globe heavily influenced the way I approach cooking and eating now. Whether it was the flavoursome Filipino Adobo or creamy Italian risotto, or even the juicy Lebanese wraps — she always had something new to bring toContinue reading “Cassava Leaf Stew”

Fried Cassava Root – Quick!

What plant is toxic eaten raw, but highly nutritious when cooked? Cassava. Cassava, a woody shrub originally from Brazil but contributing to a substantial amount of calorie intake in Africa, Asia and Latin America, is one of the most efficient producers of carbohydrates and energy among all food crops. This recipe looks at the friedContinue reading “Fried Cassava Root – Quick!”

Traditional Lebanese Hummus

Hummus spread has always been a popular staple part of Lebanese diet — whether it’s on the side of our lahme meshweye (goat meat kebabs) on Eid, or at the dinner table, or even in our pita bread sandwiches. Similar to Foul Mudammas, the origins of Hummus can be traced back to Ancient Egypt. TraditionallyContinue reading “Traditional Lebanese Hummus”

Fang Fang Restaurant – Central Kampala (4.5/5)

Name: Fang Fang Restaurant Location: Kampala, Uganda Local location: Plot 1, Conville Street, Roof Terrace Communication House Website: http://www.fangfang.co.ug Description/Brief History: Fang Fang is one of the oldest Cantonese-Chinese restaurants in Kampala, Uganda that is still up and running (established in 1997 – my birth year!). With two branches, one at the Fang Fang Hotel in Nakasero and theContinue reading “Fang Fang Restaurant – Central Kampala (4.5/5)”

Tomato-Stuffed Avocado

  This avocado recipe is my favourite mainly because it simply tastes incredible AND looks really, really picturesque. Additionally, it’s a great from-scratch recipe that you can easily do with what you have in the fridge if your avocados are starting to sit around for too long and you need a fast way to getContinue reading “Tomato-Stuffed Avocado”

Tamarai Restaurant, Tea Bar & Lounge – Kololo (4/5)

Name: Tamarai Restaurant, Tea Bar & Lounge Location: Kampala, Uganda Local location: 14 Lower Kololo Terrance Website: Currently unavailable but their Facebook page is active! There you can find their food menu, and their bar menu as well. Description/Brief History: Established in Kampala in 2012, Tamarai is a Pan-Asian restaurant that specialises in Thai Cuisine, with aContinue reading “Tamarai Restaurant, Tea Bar & Lounge – Kololo (4/5)”

Béchamel Carrot-Pea Stuffed Potato

Béchamel sauce, which is a French sauce that is well-known for its simplicity, is made from white roux mixed in milk. Roux is a mixture of melted butter and flour whisked well together. Also known as white sauce, Béchamel is used as the base many other sauces and has been considered since the seventeenth century one of the mother saucesContinue reading “Béchamel Carrot-Pea Stuffed Potato”