African delicacies; how to prepare the popular Mukimo dish from Central Kenya

Written by on June 6, 2018

Mukimo is a meal whose origin is Central Kenya (Agikuyu community) but it is being served in hotels across the country keeping in mind of the diversity of Kenyan people. Mukimo is pretty much the easiest thing to make. Any Kikuyu dish is easy to make.  Even Karen Blixen alluded to this historical fact in Out of Africa. She had this Kikuyu young man she trained to cook called Kamande. (She writes it as Kamante though. One wonders how many more words we write the way the English taught us, instead of how they were originally . . .

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