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Half cake mandazi

Half Cake Mandazi Recipe

A very lively exchange has been going on for a while at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s00Fq_EkLAM on Aimees mandazi recipe on this site. Some folks say that is not “mandazi” but “kitumbua”, others say it’s “mahamri” and so on. I would like to assume, that “mandazi” is a general name. To be on the safe side, I will call this “half cake mandazi”. I remember during school days, there were very tasty “half cake” you could buy in Jinja town, near the source of the Nile …

Cassava Au Gratin

Cassava au Gratin

So after techrina (in some connected forum) requested for this recipe, it was decided something had to be done. I know someone who cooks this now and then & so I combined what I saw her do with what I know about preparing potato au gratin to come up with this. Cassava is widely eaten in Africa, being prepared in different ways and so I thought doing it a little differently would not be bad at all. Gratin is otherwise not an African dish.