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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.

Aimee's Mandazi

Aimee’s Mandazi Recipe

There are many ways to prepare mandazi, which is widely eaten in East Africa. I will call this Aimee’s mandazi recipe. More recipes will be made available.

Irene's Pizza

Irene’s Pizza Recipe for Beginners

This is a very simple pizza for beginners. We try to make everything from scratch and make an effort to use materials that can be bought in a Kampala supermarket. Yes, “Irene” needed a simple pizza recipe and helped prepare, just about everything you see. That’s how the name was born.

Simple Chapati Recipe

A Simple Chapati Recipe

Here is a simple, quick and easy, soft chapati recipe, the way it is made in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and other countries in the East African region. Bear in mind Indian chapati is made differently and a different type of flour is used!