To be or not to be…(a vegetarian that is!)

My father is an excellent cook! He makes the best palak chicken I have ever tasted. During my childhood living in Kenya, he would cook the chicken in the garden on a typical African hot stove called a Jiko surrounded by friends and family. These gatherings are popularly known as Koroga Parties. Koroga being the Swahili word for “to stir”. More →


When my sister – a true out and out Kenyan read my first blog in this series – she was incensed! Being very protective about Kenya, she questioned how I, a visitor, could write such negative comments about Nairobi– and she was upset at the thought of me putting these comments into the public domain. So, this really got me More →