Articles by Chakula Chick



Sweet, sour & salty salad

This refreshing calamari pomelo salad was my favorite culinary discovery on a trip to Cambodia. It’s packed with sweet, sour, and salty flavours and best enjoyed on…


Cajun sweet potato chips

Sweet potatoes in Tanzania have a white flesh and are considered to have a sweeter, milder taste than those of the orange variety I know and love….





Bean there, haven’t done that

Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate! This decadent chocolate cake is sweet, moist, and flour-less. Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) are the base to this recipe, and while that…


Dramatic, crunchy hummus

A new twist on an old favourite. Beets add a dramatic deep colour to an otherwise ordinary hummus. I particularly like the crunchy cashew topping. It looks…


It’s time for Lushoto plums

It’s the time of year for sweet and juicy oh-so-yummy Lushoto plums, which are available briefly from around January to March. This recipe combines the best in…