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About YouTube Chapati video

I have noticed that I am getting a lot of visits for this youtube video on youtube Channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VOUTYvxB7s and some comments are not nice at all. I wrote at the bottom of the video “HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI DOUGH USED ON THIS VIDEO VISIT http://tasteoftanzania.com/blog/2011/02/03/tanzanian-chapati/“; but people are not reading anything, they just rush…

How to make fresh coconut-milk (Tui la nazi)

I have decided to make this video to show visitors from abroad how to make coconut milk the easy way; but also, for those who like organic ingredients. This is very easy, and you can get the coconut grater from any Asian store. If they don’t have one, ask them to import for you. Most of the stores will be glad to order one for you.

Taro – Magimbi

I do feel very sad these days when I visit home (Dar Es Salaam). Because I have noticed that some of our staple foods are disappearing from the market. I do not see Taro (magimbi) in vegetable and food stands anymore.

Coconut grater – Mbuzi ya nazi

I am sure you are wondering why I am talking about “nazi” in this website. Apparently nazi is a Swahili word for coconut. Mbuzi ya nazi is a Swahili word for coconut grater. The above photo is a coconut grater that I use in my house, I came with from Tanzania. In Tanzania grating coconut…

Easiest way to peel tomatoes

How do you peel your tomatoes? Are you using a Knife? Then you should read this. I have come to realize that a few of my friends and family are peeling tomatoes using a knife. Just in case if there are many people out there who are doing the same thing; here is the easiest…