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A Dar es Salaam Tangy Taste

When I buy samosas in Canada, they come with tamarind chutney that is nothing compared with coconut chutney made with freshly grated coconut.

That’s what accompanied samosas I crunched in Dar es Salaam. The blend of lemon, chili and salt combined with freshly grated coconut and coriander, complemented samosas better than anything I’ve tasted since.

A taste of Uganda’s India

Indian food in East Africa had a distinctly different flavour from dishes anywhere in India. After Asians once settled in a new continent, cooking took on a mixture of spices from India with a touch of Africa. Continue reading A taste of Uganda’s India