to COAST CUISINE
- - Tried and trusted, these traditional recipes have
been kindly contributed by Coastweek readers - enjoy !
BEEF or PORK RIBS PREPARED IN
TRADITIONAL AMERICAN STYLE
Coastweek - -
A Shanzu carnivore just back from the United States
describe this recipe as: "the best ... absolutely the best
... way to
prepare beef or pork ribs. It takes a little time but the end result
worth waiting for. If you don't have molasses you can use a good
rich dark Kenya honey as a suitable substitute."
MOGO (CASSAVA) SERVED
IN FRESH COCONUT CREAM
spicey and traditional recipe from Tudor, Mombasa.
Often served as a family feast on local holidays, such as Eid.
sharp and colourful 'coconut chutney' is an essential extra !
'KALIO' - A RICH LOCAL CURRY
forwarded by a 'meat
in Makupa, Mombasa, who
writes: "Our family just love this rich meat dish. We are so
have such fresh ingredients readily available from nearby Majengo
market. It is best to marinate the meat in the evening and then
prepare it for the main meal on the next day. We try and vary the
Garam Masala, the simple recipe we have provided is our
WA KITUNGU SUMU NA VIAZI TAMU
is a tasty recipe for traditional garlic-roasted lamb or goat.
Insist on FRESH rosemary, if possible. The flavour it imparts to
the lamb or goat will be far superior to that of dried. If you like,
white potatoes may be substituted for the sweet potatoes.
MBUZI - GOAT CURRY
up your Swahili for this traditional recipe as enjoyed by
residents of the Mombasa Old Town. For that authentic touch
serve it in wooden bowls and eat with your fingers. At the con-
clusion of the meal provide finger bowls with warm water and
and sliced limes.
SIGONA PORK WITH
NAIVASHA MUSHROOM SAUCE
rich and succulent dish combines the best of Kenyan
pork products with a subtle and memorable mushroom sauce.
'LAMU BIRIYANI MBUZI'
marinated tender goat meat and rice.
weekend favourite from the Kenya Coast.