Katy Fentress

Observing, Understanding, Exploring, Eating, Drinking


Adventures in Ayurveda

I take a sip of my herbal tea and it takes every iota of my willpower not to spit it out. “You have got to be kidding!” I mutter loudly. The boyfriend looks at me, trying to suppress a giggle before bringing his own cup to his lips. I can tell by the way he screws up his face that for him too, the steaming garlic tea really takes the […]

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Tofu Truths

Tofu is a tricky bugger. For every time someone has prepared a pretty good dish of the soybean curd, I can count five times that I either failed to make it taste half decent, or simply abandoned it in the fridge for weeks, unable to conjure up the inspiration necessary to transform it into something palatable. While organising a dinner once, I was instructed to make a vegan cheesecake which […]

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When Wagyu Came to Kenya

To say I don’t get overexcited about food would be the understatement of the century. These days, a week doesn’t go by without me getting all fizzed up over some dish I saw on my Instagram feed, the thought of a new amazing restaurant opening in town, the prospect of the boyfriend getting creative on soup night (I’ve been promised dumplings in broth today). Understandably, my nearest and dearest tend […]

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