All Things Kenyan

Beverages

Chai Recipe

Did you know that tea is one of Kenya’s main exports? In fact, Kenya exports more tea than Sri Lanka, India, and China! Chai is Swahili for tea and also is used in reference to a bribe. Tea time in…

Tea Time in Kenya

Did you know that tea is one of Kenya’s main exports? In fact, Kenya exports more tea than Sri Lanka, India, and China! Chai is Swahili for tea and also is used in reference to a bribe. Tea time in…

Poison Brew

I have stated that chai was probably the favorite beverage in Kenya.  What I meant was it is the favorite non-alcoholic drink.  Chang’aa seems to be a very popular alcohol beverage.  The same day I drank six large mugs of…

Rooibos Tea

Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea (pronounced roy boss) is cultivated, harvested and sun dried in a small area of the Cederberg region of the Western Cape province in South Africa. Rooibos is Afrikaans for “red bush”. Rooibos tea is also sometimes known as…