24th Aug2011

The Beauty of Kenyan African Traditional Foods

by Owich

Kenya Food2 150x150 The Beauty of Kenyan African Traditional Foods

Kenyan Traditional Foods

The Kenya African traditional foods are as diverse and interesting as the forty-two tribes in Kenya. There is one food that cuts across all the varieties of the Kenya traditional foods and that is ‘ugali’. It is a stiff, starchy mixture of maize flour or sorghum flour and boiling water, mostly served with vegetables, meat, chicken or fish.  ‘Ugali’ served with roast goat meat, ‘nyama choma’ is a popular dish in Kenya.

Kenyan African Traditional Foods

Most communities practice agriculture, hence the easy availability of the Kenya traditional foods as fresh produce. The Akamba from Eastern Province, refer to their staple food as ‘isiyo’ or ‘muthokoi’( a mixture of maize and beans or peas). The husk of the maize is removed so that it remains very soft once boiled with beans. (more…)