Can you tell the difference between plantains and green bananas? Green banana and Green (unripe) plantain Did you know that all plantains are bananas but not all bananas are plantains?
My dear mother calls me up to ask if I’d like some matoke (plantain/green bananas) and I’m like why not. She sends my brother to drop them off. Fast forward three days later, on that Thursday I manage to get home early and instead of just making the bananas in a stew I decide to […]
The same day I made matoke I decided to make some beef stir fry to serve as an accompaniment. Ingredients: 1/4 kg beef cut into strips 4 carrots cut lengthwise into thin strips 1 bell pepper cut lengthwise 1 onion sliced Salt Black pepper ½ teaspoon of dried rosemary leaves 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil for […]
Some Saturdays ago we had dinner over at my other family. We usually have a great time and never leave till it’s like pretty late. As is my mother in law’s tradition, she gave us some goodies to carry with us once we were about to head for home. This time round she gave us […]