Health Benefits of Tilapia

Health Benefits of Tilapia

Although Tilapia is relatively new to the American population, Kenyans have been eating it for a long time.  It is a tasty fish that doesn’t have that overwhelming fishy taste or smell. There are many health benefits associated with tilapia ( Kenya food is very good for you–Ndengu (mung beans), kachumbari, etc.) Omega-3 AND Omega-6 … Continue reading

Chevra: Tasty. Spicy. Yummy

Chevra: Tasty. Spicy. Yummy

Mention the word, Chevra, to a Kenyan and they are likely to start drooling uncontrollably.  Chevra was the snack of choice for those walks home, for boring classes, for bonding moments with friends, and for just about anything. People hawked them in the street and children bartered bland lunches for an opportunity to savor the … Continue reading

Mangoes

Mangoes

Mangoes are a very delicious fruit filled with fiber (great for roughage), and full of health benefits. Health Benefits Antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. The compounds include quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes. Mangoes are … Continue reading

Kenyan breakfast

Kenyan breakfast

Kenyan breakfasts are pretty elaborate affairs if you can afford it.  Usually the standard meal would be eggs, bacon/sausage, beans, the ever-present tomato, and a good hearty cup of chai.  This particular breakfast is a typical English breakfast and harkens to our colonial days. Some folks love their Ugali (cornmeal-type food) and eat it with … Continue reading