The chicken served at some popular fast food cafes in Nairobi could be laced with a toxic cocktail of bacteria and in some cases, chemicals that could cause cancer.
People who savour their food are apparently far less likely to be overweight or obese than fast eaters. So if you are the latter, how do you break the habit?
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This warming, highly spiced stew is rich in beans, grains and chunks of sweet winter squash. Feel free to substitute other grains for the barley.
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Though far less glorified than rib chops or legs, lamb shoulder is explosively delicious and juicy – also, cheap.
There’s not much that can’t be salvaged with butter. Here, it’s tinned apricots: thrown into a hot pan until they begin to char, then glazed with molten butter and maple syrup.
I visited many restaurants and coffee shops in the city and its suburbs. One of my favourite was the Belvédère Restaurant.
Served with couscous or flatbread, it’s a satisfying meatless meal on its own. Or serve it with roasted chicken, beef or lamb as a hearty side dish.
A pre-lunch amuse-bouche – I don’t hold with the savagery of the modern term “snack” – is a teensy cheese tartlet served in a flip-top box of decorative pebble.
This was the best lasagna I had ever eaten. The sauce was intensely flavored, the cheeses melted into creaminess as if they were bechamel, the meat was just chunky enough
Pork griot (pronounced gree-oh) is one of Haiti’s most loved dishes, and it’s easy to see why
Well, jollof rice! I grew up on jollof rice. We looked forward to it every evening, as soon as rice took over the favourite spot for dinner.
I hope you'll have as much fun reading and trying out this recipe as much as I did while writing it.
If you're a PB addict, you can probably recite the health benefits of peanuts by heart; they're loaded with healthy fats that help reduce your total and LDL (bad) cholesterol.