Isombe – Cassava Leaves Stew | Our Food Stories Ep. 05

In this episode, special guest Jireh Akandwanaho shares a cherished and loved story of her mother making Isombe which is a stew made out of cassava leaves. This stew is eaten in may parts of East Africa such as Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and Congo. Listen below:

If you would like to try Isombe, follow the links below: 

https://shopafricausa.com/blogs/african-food-recipe/how-to-make-isombe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9srQN_fU1uI

https://owinosupermarket.com/products/akeza-isombe-casssava-leaves-product-of-rwanda 

Have you tried Isombe before? How do you prepare it where you live?

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Ajera – A Cross Between Injera and Chapati | Our Food Stories Ep. 04

In episode 4, special guest Dilman Dila shares what his meals mainly consist of: Ajera: A cross between Injera and chapati that is served with an assortment of fruits. This is a meal that has been passed down to him from childhood by his mother and her friend. Listen below:

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Ekilobeko: Preserving Cassava with Water | Our Food Stories Ep. 03

In episode 3, special guest Simon Bwambale talks about Ekilobeko, the long forgotten process of preserving cassava to remove the toxin cyanide. This process was used to ferment and preserve cassava for a long period of time. Listen below:

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