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Our Food Stories

English, Cookery, Food, Drink, 3 seasons, 32 episodes, 6 hours
Our Food Stories is a show, hosted by A Kitchen in Uganda, about our food and owning and telling our stories of it. It is about how food is not only fuel for the body but a means for most to build community, culture and even identity. As a way to preserve our indigenous foodways, each episode will have a unique guest who will talk about food stories passed down to them by generations past. Connect with us on the socials using #ourfoodstoriesUg Are you a Ugandan with a food story to share? Send us a DM to @akitcheninuganda on Instagram to contribute to this podcast.
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Isombe: Cassava Leaves Stew

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. If you would like to try Isombe, follow the links below: Have you tried Isombe before? How do you prepare it where you live?  Connect with us on the socials using #ourfoodstoriesUg to let us know what part of the story you enjoyed the most. If you would like to contribute or know someone interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email [email protected] or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda. Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel --- Send in a voice message:
1/11/202213 minutes, 32 seconds