32 episodes

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.

Our Food Stories A Kitchen in Uganda

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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.

    Two Tales of Amukeke: A Sundried Sweet Potato Meal

    Two Tales of Amukeke: A Sundried Sweet Potato Meal

    Episode 29 is a story of Amukeke. Two special guests Evaline Tino and
    Beewol share their recollection of the dish and why is it slowly disappearing
    from people’s plates. If you are Ugandan and have a similar dish or story, let us know by leaving a comment on
    this episode wherever you are listening from.

    Listen to Episode 23 - Oboko Kwe: https://youtu.be/v3VDVyCob70

    Connect with Evaline on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nze_eve/; Twitter: @nze_eve; and by Phone:0774573797 to
    book a photography appointment.

    Connect with Beewol on his website: http://www.beewol.com/; and on Twitter: @beewol

    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 a food story or know someone interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email
    akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel


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    • 26 min
    Osobi: A Sauce made with Cowpea Leaves and Jute Mallow

    Osobi: A Sauce made with Cowpea Leaves and Jute Mallow

    Episode 28 is a story of Osobi, a sauce made with cowpea leaves and Jute mallow which is also known as bush okra. Special Guest Innocent Acan shares
    with us the recipe for the sauce and why it means so much to her. If you are Ugandan and have a similar dish or story, let us know by leaving a comment on this episode wherever you are listening from.



    Innocent Immaculate Acan is a writer and medical doctor from the West Nile region of Uganda. She won the Writivism Short Story Prize in 2016 and has been published online on Brittle Paper, AFREADA, and Omenana magazine, among others. Connect with Innocent on Twitter @I_I_Acan

    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 a food story or know someone interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email
    akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel


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    • 13 min
    REPLAY Omugoyo: A Sweet Potato and Bambara Bean Dish

    REPLAY Omugoyo: A Sweet Potato and Bambara Bean Dish

    Donate to Faith’s Endometriosis Surgery Fundraiser below:

    GoFundMe: ⁠https://gofund.me/e23bcb8c⁠

    Mobile Money: MTN Momo 315934 - Esther Kalenzi and +256 704 886 433 - Faith Mulungi

    Equity Bank Deposit: 1041100690751 -Mulungi Faith



    Episode 27 is a REPLAY of Omugoyo, a dish made out of sweet potatoes and Bambara beans. This story is shared by Special guest Faith Mulungi.

    Follow Faith: @ImaniMulungi
    Listen to more Omugoyo stories here: ⁠https://tinyurl.com/5upfssbj⁠


    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 a food story or know someone interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel




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    • 10 min
    Etengere: A Stew Made with Peeled Roasted Bean Flour

    Etengere: A Stew Made with Peeled Roasted Bean Flour

    Episode 26 takes us through the world of beans and the many ways they
    are prepared. Special Guest Lilian Biira brings her mother who shares the laborious
    process of making Etengere and the reason behind it. If you are Ugandan and have a similar dish or story, let us
    know by leaving a comment on this episode wherever you are listening from.

    Firinda: https://akitcheninuganda.com/2014/09/29/classic-firinda-soup/

    Groundnut Stew: https://akitcheninuganda.com/2019/03/10/ugandan-groundnut-stew-video/

     

    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 a food story or know someone
    interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email
    akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel


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    • 12 min
    Gobe: A Pea Leaf Flour Used as Tea

    Gobe: A Pea Leaf Flour Used as Tea

    Episode 25 takes us through the world of peas, their varieties, and the
    use of their leaves for tea. Special guest Noah Kasozi tells us how he processes
    the leaves for tea and so much more in this story. If you are Ugandan and have a similar dish or story, let us
    know by leaving a comment on this episode wherever you are listening from.

     

    Follow Kasozi on Twitter: @noah_kasozi



    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 a food story or know someone
    interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email
    akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel






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    • 7 min
    Ebiyindiyindi: A Fond Memory of a Bean Stew Cooked with Ghee

    Ebiyindiyindi: A Fond Memory of a Bean Stew Cooked with Ghee

    Have you heard or tasted Ekigaagaa / Ebiyindiyindi? They are also known
    as red lima beans that special guest Winnie shares with us in this story. The
    stew, when made with ghee, gives it such a distinct flavor that she remembers
    from her grandmother.

    If you are Ugandan and have a similar dish or story, let us know by leaving a comment on
    this episode wherever you are listening from.

     

    Winnie is active on Facebook under the name Winifrida Mpagi where she
    shares a lot of food wisdom.

    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 a food story or know someone
    interested in contributing to this podcast, Kindly email
    akitcheninuganda@gmail.com or send us a DM on Instagram @akitcheninuganda.

    Music: Ketsa - Bless-Ups, Ketsa - Spinny-Wheel




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    • 6 min

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