to COAST CUISINE
- - Tried and trusted, these traditional recipes have
been kindly contributed by Coastweek readers - enjoy !
Mimina' - swahili rice cake - traditional
nourishing and traditional Swahili Rice Cake is taken from
'A Taste Of Our Cooking': a special recipe collection
of the Ismailia Womens' Organisation United Kingdom.
GREEN BEANS WITH
RED TOMATOES AND HERBS
French Beans are world famous from New York, to Tokyo
and Paris: all the 'smart' restaurants have their special ways to
serve this marvellous vegetable. Here is a traditional recipe from a
reader in Kilifi, who writes: 'We just cannot eat enough of this
simple and delicious greenery ... it goes well with any main course.'
KAUSHA (WITH COCONUT)
peas, onions, tomatoes, green chilies and fresh coconut.
original chapati delicately flavoured with tumeric, fresh
green chilies and finely chopped coriander leaves.
BIRIYANI (SAVOURY RICE)
delicious festive meal of spicey vegetable masala served on
a bed of basmati rice.
WA NAAZI (COCONUT RICE)
milk from the coconut gives this softly spiced rice
dish its characteristic taste.
(PIGEON PEAS) BHATT
weekend favourites of pigeon peas from the Kenya Coast.