Almond Chai Latte

I love Indian masala tea. I prefer my masala to be sweetly perfumed and warm, heavy on the cardamom, very light on the cinnamon, fennel seed and ginger, and preferably no cloves. Certainly no black pepper! Chai means tea in Hindi, not necessarily masala tea, even the tea leaves are referred to as ‘chai ki patti’. Initially I found it More →

Lassis and Smoothies

It is so hot in Mombasa right now, cold drinks and cool showers are de rigueur. Most days I am awake by 7am (5.30am when I am doing my running training – more about that when I have completed the program in a few weeks) when the heat has not yet managed to stifle the life out of me and More →