Tag Archives: Food

7 things.

More detailed stuff about work soon, but a quick list instead for now. This week I: 1. Went to Kenya… …where I went on bumper cars, saw Kung Fu Panda in the movie theatre, and went to hear live Luo … Continue reading

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yum.

To return to my recent theme of food… One of my favorite things about Uganda is the cheapness, freshness, and availability of fruit that I can only dream of most of the year in New England. Pineapples on wheels: Mango … Continue reading

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millet: it’s what’s for dinner.

Kwon kal (in English, “millet bread”) is made from millet flour that’s been combined with boiling water and mingled with a stick until it can be served in the form of a big round lump like this: I find this … Continue reading

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dinner.

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beastie feastie.

One morning last week, the first thing I encountered when I left my house: Neighbor girl hands me a new variety of small, fried insect, saying “Chami. Tiye mit.” (Eat this. It’s sweet.) So I did. And it was.

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primates on parade.

Peace Corps Uganda: Some days we care for HIV orphans. Some days we feed pumpkin Peeps to baboons. The road that links Tororo with Kampala is terrible. A journey from my home to the capital city involves bumping over organ-jarring … Continue reading

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above is served with either the choice below.

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