to COAST CUISINE
- - Tried and trusted, these traditional recipes have
been kindly contributed by Coastweek readers - enjoy !
WITH COOKED BROWN RICE
student and 'vegetarian' [but never 'vegan'] Amin
Mohammed Tannu writes from Vancouver, Canada:" this is a regular
favourite in our College kitchen and goes really well with a large
'vege' burger' - and others eat it with chicken nuggets. It is
recommended for those on a low-fat and low cholesterol diet'
WITH CELERY-NUT DRESSING
stopped at the road side near Samburu, on
your drive down from Nairobi, and suddenly find yourself the
proud possessor of three huge water melons: What to do ...
Here are two helpful and satisfying suggestions !
PINEAPPLE CHICKEN SALAD
colourful recipe is also courtesy of
products (the Thika estate operators) - but once again
we used fresh pineapples and an avocado from Gedi, near Malindi.
KACHUMBARI WA NAAZI – FRESH
hot mixed vegetable salad is excellent with seafood.
Beware of the chilies. Flavoured with a mildly spiced masala.
OF MALINDI MANGOES
AND WUNDANYI BEET ROOTS
green of the lettuces, the dark pink of the beets, and the
orange of the mango makes a spectacular presentation.
FLORETS WITH KWALE
LIME AND HOT PEPPER VINAIGRETTE
unusual and delicious light salad.
VOI ASPARAGUS WITH
JOMVU ROASTED RED PEPPERS
tasty combination of home-grown goodness.