Category - Recipes

Coastal Food recipes. Simple and easy recipes for everyday coastal snacks. Some recipes have been passed on generation after generation

Vitumbua

Vitumbua is common Swahili snack made of rice and coconut and then deep fried. The sugar in the ingredients and the fluffiness just melts in your mouth. It is best served with Mbaazi or...

Mhogo wa Nazi

In Mombasa and in Coast generally, most meals are cooked with coconut Milk (Tuwi la Nazi) due to the fact they are in plenty.  One of the common dishes cooked in coconut milk is Cassava, or...

Swahili Tea

Everyone loves a cup of tea to get the day going, but sometimes regular tea becomes boring. Now a day’s even tea companies try to spice up the tea they sell. They have introduced different...

Kaimati

Kaimati is one of my favorite coastal snack, that I enjoy devouring after a long day at work. Served with coffee, a tradition passed on by generations.  Every afternoon after 4pm, families...