Tanzania, the verdict

This week wasn’t my most successful, culinarily-speaking. Thin curry, thin syrup, and gritty mush being some of the low lights. To be fair though, at least two of these things were directly due to my not quite reading/following the recipe right, so I’m suggesting that my lack of success this week is due to the…

Beans and Bananas

On our third and final night of Tanzanian eating, we tried coconut bean soup and baked green bananas in orange syrup. The coconut bean soup includes kidney beans, rice, coconut, tomatoes, curry powder and sweet green pepper (I’m starting to detect a theme here). In the information I have dug up about Tanzania, it seems…

“Edible” Playdough: at least it wasn’t blue

Next up in our culinary trip to Tanzania, we tried Kuku Paka (tofu in coconut milk), Kachumbali salad, and Ugali, the national grain dish. I let you know now, it was a dreary night, with a rush to eat, bad photos, and not my best cooking effort. Sorry. For the tofu in coconut milk, I…

Curry squash, Makubi, coconut rice

For the first night of cooking Tanzanian, I wanted to try a mixture of foods, as well as get some vegetables into us, after a few days of not-so-healthy eating. We tried curry squash (actually butternut pumpkin), makubi, which is greens with tomato and peanut butter, and some coconut brown rice. To make the makubi,…