About the Founder and Author
Sophia Musoki is a Ugandan food blogger, writer and photographer whose work through A Kitchen in Uganda, which has been instrumental in bringing Ugandan cuisine to the world, has been featured on Cuisine Noir, CNN, City Press and many other publications. She has self published 3 e-books one of which won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award in 2015. Her blog has been nominated for the prestigious Saveur Magazine blog award in the food culture category. She is a strong advocate for eating local, exploring Uganda food and way of cooking and using indigenous produce to make scrumptious meals. As a self taught food photographer, she is on a mission to photograph African food and document food experiences in a positive light. As a food writer, she is passionate about experimenting with and writing about local indigenous produce on her blog while giving her readers practical ways they can incorporate this food in their daily lives.
About A Kitchen in Uganda
A Kitchen In Uganda (AKIU) is a food blog that is notorious for creating out-of-the-box dishes and food experiences. It celebrates the art of preparing food, exploring Ugandan food history and fusing local indigenous foods with modern touch. It is where you will find recipes and food stories inspired by life in the beautiful Pearl of Africa. With beautiful visuals and step by step guides for recreating recipes, AKIU has become a go-to site for meal inspiration all over the world.
A Kitchen In Uganda is the right place for you if you are the creative type and love experimenting in the kitchen and exploring new cuisines. AKIU’s goal is to inspire you to get out of your comfort zone and exercise your creativity while appreciating the abundance of local ingredients that Uganda so proudly Boasts of.
History of A Kitchen in Uganda
AKIU was started in 2014 after realizing there is so much that Uganda has to offer in terms of local ingredients and the uniqueness of our cuisine which is heavily influenced by colonial Britain and India. It is this influence that is the basis of fusion cooking which we are proud of as Ugandans. With limited online resources about Ugandan food, AKIU has quickly become n authoritative voice in Ugandan food.
How A Kitchen in Uganda can help you
Are you a foodie looking for your next dish to make? Go to the home page of the blog and scroll endlessly through homecooking inspiration. Use #AkitchenInUg to share your creations with me on social media.
Are you a content creator/ blogger looking to grow and elevate your blog? Join AKIU Academy where I offer online courses, consultations and mentoring.
Are you a Brand/Company looking for a Recipe developer, Food photographer or Influncer for your next project? Visit my Work With Me Page to learn more
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If you have any questions, simply want to say hi or would like to work with AKIU, send an email to this address: akitcheninuganda[at]gmail[dot]com
“Learn how to cook…try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all, have fun” -Julia Child
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