VIAZI KARAI 

​Now let’s make something I have everyday when the craving strikes. I’m talking about potato cravings. I could eat potatoes all day. And Viazi Karai and french fries always do it for me. Viazi Karai is one of  Mombasa’s celebrated street food. The old and young alike love it because when it comes to really … More VIAZI KARAI 

SimSim 

​SimSim is the local name for sesame seeds here. I’ve been hooked to them ever since I was young because they taste so so good. I remember when I was in primary school,  I’d save up a shilling to buy a ball of SimSim that had pieces of roasted groundnuts. A ball was almost the … More SimSim 

MABUYU

Mabuyu (Swahili for Baobab seeds) are one of the must-haves whenever you visit Mombasa. The seeds are normally white once scrapped off the gourd then cooked. Yeah they are actually cooked. I found out not so long ago. My favorite ones are the cardamon ones and I totally don’t mind having a colored mouth(red/green/purple) afterwards. … More MABUYU