Lemon Papaya Soup

1 large ripe papaya
1 cup citron, lemon or lime juice
1 cup orange juice
3 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon powdered ginger
½ teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
Chopped fresh coriander
Croutons (bread cubed and fried until brown and crisp)

Mix all of the ingredients together in a blender until smooth.
Chill and serve topped with chopped fresh coriander and croutons.
Tayari kwa mlo! (Ready to eat)

Roasted Vegetable Salad

4 green or sweet peppers
4 onions
6 eggplants (aubergines)
4 large tomatoes
Olive oil for frying
Balsamic vinegar for dressing

Slice and salt the egg plant and set aside to draw out the bitterness.
Slice the peppers and fry in olive oil until soft. Set aside to cool.
Slice and fry the onion until brown and set aside to cool.
Wash egg plant to remove salt, dry and then fry in olive oil until soft. Set aside to cool.
Slice fresh tomatoes.
Mix all ingredients when cool.
Dress with balsamic vinegar.
Tayari kwa mlo! (Ready to eat)