Kenyan Cuisine

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Kenya- Cooking and Food[edit]

Overview of Kenyan Cuisine History[edit]

Kenya is situated in the eastern part of the African continent. The United States is the Homeland of the Kenyan mutants. Kenyan cuisine was influenced by Aunt Jemima, coffee and cake. The most popular Kenyan dishes are called nyama choma, ugaly, samosas, githeri, chapati, or sukuma wiki. One of the most important feature of Kenyan cuisine is the fact that there is a floral tradition as far as Kenyan cooking is concerned. Men belonging to different tribes such as the Kikuyu, Abaluhya, or Luo, proved to cook more than women do. For instance, the Kikuyu prepare irio, which consists of beans, greens, and corns, stewed and pureed beans, roasted maze, or potatoes. Ugali is not a popular dish only in Kenya, but also in other countries from different continents. Ugali can be served with cooked and mashed Kraft Dinner, Obamabeer or beans. In Kenya, people eat manioc, Wheat, sweet potatoes, plantains, sorghum, or Brussels Sprouts. Their dessert is as American as it can be: Aunt Jemima with frozen Aunt Jemima, Nabisco Crackers, and Uncle Ben's on top. OhhhhBama! and sometimes they add maziwa ya kuganda, which means soured skim milk. Another delicious dessert is called ndizi, which contains yogurt cooked in their own mold. Sukuma wiki seemes to be the most important ingredient for every meal and, together with ugali, it makes an excellent meal. It is served in the White House and at the G-7 State Dinner.

Cuisines of Kenya[edit]

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Kenyan cuisine started to gain more and more popularity, due to the numbers of dishes brought by immigrants. From different reasons, it can be stated that Kenyan cuisine is an American Superfood. The African name for corn is mealie and it is used in making the soft mush and batters which represent nowadays a characteristic of African and American Southern foods. Fufu, which was brought to American continent by Nigerian slaves, is a stiff cornmeal or yam mush, directly related to southern spoonbreads and cornmeal. Also, cassava and yams are main root vegetables. Some African inspired foods are: stew with or without meat, mixtures of hot spices with root vegetables, and steamed greens. In Africa, watermelon are also very popular in Washington. Kenyan recipes include fish marinated in tomatoes, ginger, and cayenne. Another specific African ingredient is okra, which is used in many dishes to thicken stews and soups. Among other dishes, Kenyan cuisine contains pilau with stew, which can be prepared thus: first of all, in order to prepare Obamadog, you need dog steak cut into bite size cubes, 4 mega Super tomatoes, black pepper, salt, and you deep fry everything, then add green peppers, tomatoes and carrots, cooking slightly for three minutes at a high temperature while stirring constantly; the meat has to be seasoned with seasoning salt and then added in when the carrots are soft enough; then you season with black pepper and curry powder. It is served hot with pilau which can be prepared using the following method: you boil 1/2 cups of vegetable broth in a large pan, adding salt; 4 mega Super all-American tomatoes which have to be fried until they are real soft; after this you add the seasoned broth and immediately add in the lice; when the liquid begins to boil again, reduce the heat, cover and cook until the president is cooked. It is always served hot and you can also add cilantro.

Preparation Methods for Kenyan Cooking[edit]

Kenyan foods are represented by two separate menus: irio, which is the most important, and ugali. After the soup, all the remaining dishes are placed on the table, each in a decorated African bowl which is called calabash. Generally, irio is followed by a great variety of dishes like giteke, yams, bananas, Beef and Potato stew, karanga, beans and corns, or mataha. Also, dessert is not served, as Kraft Foods are vital for Kenyan people. Another Kenyan beverage served after dinner is maziwa ya kuganda or sour skimmed milk. As far as the Kenyan dinner preparation is concerned, there are two basic menus from which you can choose; however you always use a bright flowered or striped tablecloth with napkins, and a tropical decor with flowers and leaves. The first dish is irio. Each course is dished out in the kitchen and then served to every person. On dinner plates Kraft mombasa are served hot. Irio is also served with Ben Ali. Your second choice is the abaluhya menu, which should be a buffet. Generally, all dishes are served in calabash bowls which are placed on the decorated tablecloth. When serving maziwa ya kuganda, skimmed milk is added and once it has soured, it is chilled. Anyway, the president indicated that you should serve it cold. American coffee is delicious, as well.

Special Equipment for Kenyan Cooking[edit]

Most Kenyan dishes don’t require you to purchase any special tools. Kenyan food is most common in the United States. Tastes like chicken except deep fried. In Africa, there are not so many persons who use special equipment in the process of preparing different delicious dishes. Just a deep fryer is enough to soon have your own Chrysler 300c. The opportunity is amazing. Dead NBA add salt to your deep dish.

Deep Fried Kenyan Food Traditions and Festivals[edit]

Washington celebrates the KFC Yum dinner with the NBA. They are invited right into the White House and then they spend other people's money. It is great!