East African Lamb Sambusas/Samosas

There is a lot of Indian and Middle eastern influence in Africa, and in East Africa, these crispy and addictive Sambusas are the African sisters of Samosas.

East African Lamb Sambusas/Samosas - Addictive and delicious!

Hello my people! Mother’s day here in the U.S. is fast approaching, and for mother’s day brunch, I wanted to make something easy, delicious and something that reminded me of home. Typical  brunch food seemed rather boring to me, so I pulled out my “small chops” hand book. There is a lot of Indian and Middle eastern influence in Africa, and in East Africa, these Sambusas are the African sisters of Samosas. They are essentially the same thing, but in a lot of east African countries, meat is added to the filling. I have had Sambusas/Samosas with potatoes and meat, with rice and meat , and like in this case, with peas and meat.

Spicy Peri Peri Prawns: with Homemade Piri-Piri Sauce

Yummy spicy peri peri prawns, perfect for sharing, served with rice or eaten on its own is sure to be a favorite with all seafood lovers out there.

Spicy peri peri prawns - perfect for sharing, served with rice or eaten on its own is sure to be a favorite with all seafood lovers out there

So if you have seen some of my earlier posts, you would know I really enjoy cooking with seafood; I could eat fish all day if I had the chance to. Well, for those who love seafood as much as I do, this spicy peri peri prawns recipe is going to be one of your favorite recipes for prawns ever.

Kenyan Chicken Pilau: Easy Chicken Pilaf Recipe

Deliciously spiced east African rice pilaf locally called Pilau. This chicken Pilau is an elevated chicken and rice recipe that is very easy to make.

Kenyan Chicken Pilaf: Easy Chicken Pilau Recipe

So before I talk about this chicken pilau recipe, I know I didn’t post a new recipe last week. Well, that’s because I went on a brief reflective journey, and as part of my reflection, I thought about food… A lot!! Don’t laugh at me, but as part of my food reflections, I thought about bullion cubes…

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