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Category Archives: Meat
First things first, do you know the difference between Shepherd’s pie and Cottage pie? (more…)
Koftas are meatballs (in Arabic). Together with shawarmas, falafel and
hummus, koftas are one of the ubiquitous Arab dishes enjoyed across all the
Arab nations. Chef Barakat says they are essentially home food: something
simple, basic and familiar, yet loaded with memories and associations.
Every Arab cook will have his or her own version. (more…)
Katlesi are the Swahili version of either fish or meat and potato cakes. Katlesi did not feature much in our household when I was growing up as my family hail from the Great Lakes region of Mwanza and katlesi are very much a popular snack along the Coast. (more…)
Classic meatballs are substantial offerings served as a main course with pasta, potatoes or grains. Mini versions, however, are ideal finger food at cocktails or any occasion where a host does not wish to serve a full meal. Here in Tanzania you find an array of snacks ideal for finger food, including samosas, potato cutlets, bajia (a chick pea-flour snack) and kachori (a potato-based snack) (more…)