Bread, maize, rice, yams and all grain recipes

Vegetarian Pilau

For unknown reasons I kept saying broccoli instead of cauliflower. I always use broccoli in this recipe, for the first time I decided to use cauliflower and I really got myself confused. Hope you will not take that very serious. I could edit it but I did not want too.

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Vegetarian Pilau

Vegetarian Pilau

Mandazi on video!

Now we finally have mandazi on video. Get full Recipe of Mandazi here with the video. Or copy and paste to the address bar I have explain in details about mandazi.

Is there any difference between mahamri and mandazi?

As I am reading my old notes here, I came across something that I wrote a few years ago but I forgot to post it here. Before I post this topic, I would like to hear what my readers have to say. When I used to live in Nairobi Kenya in my teenage years, I…

Egg Sandwich – Sandwich ya mayai

No need of mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, processed sandwich meat and all that mess, just a simple and healthy sandwich. You will need: Stir fry cabbage Sandwich Bread Recipe for Scramble eggs with Tomatoes 4 eggs 1/4 cup chopped onions 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp. cilantro (optional) 1/2 tsp. salt Chili powder (optional) 3 tbsp.…

Christmas Pilau (in video)

I did post this recipe for the first time in December 24 2009 in English and January 22 2010 in Swahili. A few people had hard time with it. I have decided to make a video so that those few people can see how easy it is to prepare this dish. I have changed the…

Sweet potatoes futari – Futari la viazi vitamu

There are many versions of Futari in Tanzania, Sweet potatoes Futari is my favorite. This is a very simple recipe but the mixture of coconut, sweet potatoes and cardamom creates a unique flavor. Your kids will love this.

Coconut rice with peas and carrots

At the coast of Tanzania, rice is generally cooked with coconut milk. We have many varieties of rice, but it all depends on the create side of the cook. What I love about Coconut rice with peas and carrots is that, it is very simple, a few ingredients, and yet it taste great.
This is one of the favored Tanzanian rice recipe.