Posts by: Charity Keita

The Food Life: Grape Not Grain

During her stay in Italy, Charity Keita discovers that she can live without whisky as long as she can finish off her meal with a nice...

The Food Life: Offally Good

As she settles into the humdrum of Florentine life, Charity Keita discovers that cafes are called bars in Italy, that she hasn’t...

The Food Life: Chianti Days

Charity Keita continues her Italian summer tour amidst the green hills and vineyards of Chianti, one of Italy’s most famous wine...

Golden Cup

The Food Life: Golden Cup

During her first week in the Italian capital of Rome, Charity Keita enjoys getting under the skin of the city’s tourist-packed historical...

The Food Life: Mambo Italiano

Charity Keita needs to brush up on her “all things Italian” skills in anticipation for the exciting year that lies ahead of her. Hold...

The Food Life: Bring On The Buns

Burger buns don’t need to get in the way of a delicious hamburger, discovers Charity Keita, as she explores the world of low-carb bread...

wine

The Food Life: Cheers To That

Charity Keita is hell bent on cutting through the noise and understanding what all the fuss about wine pairing actually is. Wine labels,...

Smoked Chicken in Mole Sauce-Charity Keita

The Food Life: Let’s Get Saucy

Charity Keita discovers that Mexico’s most gourmet sauce isn’t so different from what our Ugandan cousins love to eat My vision for our...

Chocolate Wine And Yoga At The Tribe

The Food Life: Yoga Fun

Charity Keita struggles to keep up with her elderly dad as she endures the trials and tribulations of a yoga weight loss retreat on the...

Charity Keita: Made In Kenya

The Food Life: Made In Kenya

Why go for expensive foreign options of dubious provenance when what we have at home is infinitely better, muses Charity Keita, in her...

The Food Life: Love and Hate

It can be difficult to find a balance between loving and accepting ourselves for who we are and making the right choices in life, finds...

The Food Life: Kitchen Quackery

While this recipe still needs to be perfected, Charity Keita encourages Yummy readers to take it and run with it, as it might just turn out...

My Life As a Foodie: Indian Heritage

The Food Life: Indian Heritage

Charity Keita heads down to Lamu to discover more about the intersection of Swahili and Indian food. As I bite into my delightfully spicy...

The Food Life: Sour Dough

Experts across the world pronounce it a healthy alternative to the industrial sliced loaves that here in Kenya are so hard to escape from....

Charity Keita: The Fifth Taste

I’m trying to recollect the first time I heard of umami. My guess is that it would have been as a teenager through my younger brother...

The Food Life: Doctor’s Orders

Charity Keita is not a happy bunny during her romantic getaway to the coast. There is one kind of wine I really hate. In fact, I despise it...

Sushi Surprise

Charity Keita sets out to make vegetarian futomaki for Sunday dinner and while no one ends up eating much of it, this leads to a brilliant...

Kikuyu Night

Kikuyu Night!

The truth is, I couldn’t face doing an entirely Kenyan meal. Despite how excited I was at the prospect of giving my piece the title...

Feast In Bed

Feast In Bed

Mother’s day can be incredibly confusing when you are used to living between cultures. In Mali, the country my esteemed father hails...

Sunday Roast Club

Sunday Roast Club

I started getting competitive about food while living in Norfolk, where I was finishing my bachelor’s degree. My friends were from a...

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