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Jackfruit – Fenesi

I love this fruit so much. It is available here in Phoenix at our local international food market, but it is much cheaper to buy canned jackfruit. Canned jackfruit taste almost the same as fresh. The seeds are boiled or roasted and eaten as a snack. If you love chestnuts then you will love jackfruit…

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…