All Things Kenyan

Snacks & Desserts

Vegetable Samosa Recipe

Vegetable Samosa Recipe

Samosas made their way to India from Central Asia via trade routes around the 12th or 13th century. From there samosas made their way to the Horn of Africa when Indians began to settle on the East African coast. Today,…

Beef Samosa Filling Recipe

Beef Samosa Filling Recipe

In July, at a reception, the Obamas served chicken samosas at a White House reception hosted for ambassadors, including Indian envoy Meera Shankar. Samosas are a snack you can buy from street vendors and restaurants all over East Africa. Traditionally,…

Chicken Samosa Filling Recipe

Chicken Samosa Filling Recipe

In July, at a reception, the Obamas served chicken samosas at a White House reception hosted for ambassadors, including Indian envoy Meera Shankar. Samosas are a snack you can buy from street vendors and restaurants all over East Africa. Traditionally,…

Roasted Peanuts Recipe

Roasted Peanuts Recipe

This is a great snack. Sit down and shell the peanuts as a family. The basic recipe was shown to me by a friend while I was living in Kenya. I’ve worked out measurements that work well every time I…

Mandazi Recipe

Mandazi (also known as Maandazi or Ndao and sometimes called Mahamri or Mamri) are East African donuts. You can find these delicious donuts in large urban areas and also among the Swahili people of East Africa. Most small restaurants, called…