Pappa Roti corners of Chole Road & Haile Selassie

Pappa Roti corners of Chole Road & Haile Selassie

Pappa Roti, the Malaysian franchise located inMasaki corner of Haile Selassie and Chole Road Tel: +255 713 563 434 IG:

Absolute beginners turned into rock ’n roll stars

Absolute beginners turned into rock ’n roll stars

 it all happened on June 5th at The Drum (Masaki) when an amazing group of 17 ‘wannabe singers’ concluded their journey towards making their dream come true, with a huge benefit to an association that...

How to Lose Weight Fast in 3 Simple Steps

How to Lose Weight Fast in 3 Simple Steps

1. Cut back on refined carbs One way to reduce quickly is to chop back on sugar and starches, or carbohydrates. This could be with a coffee carb eating plan or by reducing refined carbs and replacing ...

Not too fast, food.

Not too fast, food.

Judging from the title of this article, you already have a sense of what the topic this week will be. Yes, fast food. But definitely not the fast food you’re thinking about. In simplified terms, fast ...

Breakfast around the world

Breakfast around the world

What’s the first thing you think of when you wake up in the morning? That’s right. Breakfast. Of course, you won’t have to do much thinking because your tummy will do it for you. Breakfast is one of t...

Dealing with picky eaters

Dealing with picky eaters

Having a picky eater in your home could be a stressful situation. Your dining table could be grounds for a battlefield as opposed to a sacred part of your home where meals and memories are shared. Whe...

Top Ways to Make an African Safari Affordable

Top Ways to Make an African Safari Affordable

From the fascinating wildlife, wildebeest migration, the big five, green savanna, and untamed culture, Africa is one of the best destinations for a safari. This article details the best ideas to enjoy...

When all else fails, Banana bread!

When all else fails, Banana bread!

We’ve all been in a situation where we buy bananas to consume as a snack, a side dish or a healthy smoothie but sometimes end up forgetting about them once they’re on the countertop in the kitchen. Ye...

Recipes tomatoes

Recipes tomatoes

Tee Tii Too Tum, do I smell tomatoes, hun?!With new year celebrations done and dusted and everybody is now settled back at school and work, household routines must have also reached a certain balance....

Say Cheese!

Say Cheese!

Can you imagine what the world would be like without cheese? We like to say, nonexistent! Cheese is one of those foods that make any meal better than it was. It’s stringy and gooeyness when melted is ...

A simmering pot of – STOCK!

A simmering pot of – STOCK!

So, whenever I plan to cook something new, before I begin I call my mum to confirm the ingredients and to ask for the method. One morning I thought to cook Daal (yellow lentils), so as usual I called ...

Flames Restaurant @ Msasani Road, Oysterbay

Flames Restaurant @ Msasani Road, Oysterbay

It’s a multi cuisine restaurant specializing in Tandoori meals but also it has special diets including Vegetarian friendly vegan options and Gluten Free options. It is Situated in the heart of Masaki,...

Meditate with… ANTS

Meditate with… ANTS

We have a gazillion number of living creatures in this world of ours, many of which are enormous and hard to not notice while many still are so tiny that they can easily be overlooked. One such tiny y...

Recipe Cookies

Recipe Cookies

I usually start my stories with something funny but today I feel a little melancholy. Christmas is just a few weeks away. Usually it heralds a feeling of joy and of excitement for the holidays and qua...

Recipe Juice

Recipe Juice

I know, juices might sound slightly weird in a Christmas themed magazine, but then isn’t December and more specifically Christmas a time for lots of family dinners and all kinds of parties? And what i...

Ginger and all its benefits

Ginger and all its benefits

Ginger has been used for thousands of years in cooking to enhance the flavor of meals as well as in medicine all over the world. It is a plant that is rich in natural chemicals that promote health, we...

Juice Recipe

Juice Recipe

I know, juices might sound slightly weird in a Christmas themed magazine, but then isn’t December and more specifically Christmas a time for lots of family dinners and all kinds of parties? And what i...

The C in ‘Coffee’ stands for culture

The C in ‘Coffee’ stands for culture

Legend has it that coffee was first discovered by an Ethiopian farmer who noticed his goats acting sort of, too energetic for typical goats after chewing on some strange bean like cherries.  And that’...

The art of pickling at home

The art of pickling at home

Pickling is an old method of preservation dating back thousands of years. In the past, pickling was used to preserve food supply to last throughout the year and this would come in handy in times of ne...

The art of cooking and entertaining

The art of cooking and entertaining

Preparing a meal seems easy enough, doesn’t it? You whip up something and voila! Food to fill your stomach and stop it from grumbling. What you don’t know is, cooking is more than that. It’s an art. F...

Its all about BEEF – Know the parts

Its all about BEEF – Know the parts

If we’re being honest, there’s a lot about meat we don’t know. Except of course the part where we want it to be tender and taste good when we bite into it. If we go a little further, we also know that...

No Bake? No way!

No Bake? No way!

Sometimes, thinking about dessert feels strenuous. Especially when it comes to baking. We’re here to change that narrative on that by making things a little easier for you. Before we begin, this isn’t...

Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent fasting has presently become one of the most popular health trends. It can be easily explained as a pattern between fasting and eating. Unlike a usual diet, intermittent fasting doesn’t n...

Advice for Women: Dating (Again) After 40

Advice for Women: Dating (Again) After 40

Circumstances of life find some women suddenly single after 40. Dating when 40-something is different from 20 years ago. This article visits the pros and cons of Internet dating. Among other time test...

How to Meet New People

How to Meet New People

8 Tips Meeting new people and making friends as an adult can be a real challenge. You usually already have a group of friends, and very little free time, so most people aren’t looking to meet someone ...

Welcome James – Will the New James Bond Movie Deliver?

Welcome James – Will the New James Bond Movie Deliver?

‘It’s funny, all that excitement in Mexico City rang a distant bell. And now, this evening, it made perfect sense. Welcome James! It has been a long time, but finally here we are!’ The words of Earnst...

Switching Focus to Interior Design

Switching Focus to Interior Design

There has been a dramatic change in how houses are built in Tanzania. In the past all that people wanted was a roof over their heads, but now middle-class homeowners are going for more stylish, more m...

Self-Sufficient Living – Separating Facts From Myths

Self-Sufficient Living – Separating Facts From Myths

Doesn’t mean living in a village. Yes, ideally this lifestyle requires one should produce Modern life is exceedingly complex. Economic progress is predicated on endless production and consumption, thu...

The Book You Should Read At least Once in Your Life

The Book You Should Read At least Once in Your Life

‘It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.’ Thus, opens one of the most celebrated novels in the history of English language, ...

Stuck at Home? It’s Gardening Time!

Stuck at Home? It’s Gardening Time!

Are you one of the millions of people who have been forced to stay at or work from home? Are you one of those work bees who is addicted to activities and movements? Are you stressed by looking at the ...

3 Simple Ways to Save Money Effectively

3 Simple Ways to Save Money Effectively

An average person in Dar es salaam spends 30% of his income on accommodation and 34% on commuting per month. That’s a whopping 64% of one’s total income gone before other basic needs! This, unfortunat...

An Accidental Gardener’s Secrets to Successful Gardening

An Accidental Gardener’s Secrets to Successful Gardening

I am an accidental gardener. I neither liked gardening nor did I plan to be gardening. But I slowly and accidentally caught up that fire. In the old days, I ‘learned’ about the science of agriculture ...

The spices of life!

The spices of life!

In every household, especially the African/Asian ones, spices are a must have in the kitchen. Spices elevate flavors and give food that extra zing it deserves. One spice can take your meal to a whole ...

The Art of Smart Construction of Budget Houses

The Art of Smart Construction of Budget Houses

Almost all professionals dream of owning a house someday. The pressure of doing that increases with one’s age, earning potential, and changes in lifestyle patterns. However, given that people on avera...

5 easy snacks you didn’t know you needed

5 easy snacks you didn’t know you needed

When you think of snacking, your mind automatically points you to the sweets and potato chips of this world. There are endless options for you to choose from and it almost feels like reflex to get up ...

How to Make Gyms Work for You

How to Make Gyms Work for You

Are you one of those who go to the gym to work out? How has that been working out for you? About 80% of gym members feel better because they belong to a gym, but fewer than 50% feel that they get the ...

Mealtime etiquette

Mealtime etiquette

Just like evolution, eating habits have evolved throughout the years. Table manners as we know it were first introduced in fifteenth and sixteenth century. Not only was having table manners a big deal...

We’re here for you!

We’re here for you!

Feeling anxious and stressed out? Does leaving your home feel like a scene from Will Smith’s ‘I am Legend’ film? We understand. These are challenging times and it’s easy to feel like you’re in this al...

The Best Movies of All Time

The Best Movies of All Time

Movies are one of the most timeless forms of art and entertainment. The greatest movies are often considered inspirational, thought-provoking, and take viewers on an emotional journey. Here are some o...

Tips for Eating Healthy When Quarantined with Your Family

Tips for Eating Healthy When Quarantined with Your Family

Whether you always tried to eat healthily or it’s a new thing you want to try, now is the time. Since you and the family are quarantined because of COVID-19, you’ve got a lot of time on your hands. Of...

Things to Keep You Occupied During Quarantine

Things to Keep You Occupied During Quarantine

With many countries keeping their shelter-in-place orders intact, people now need things to do while they are in quarantine. Whether you’re creative, pensive, or just want to try something new, there ...

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