Category Malawi-related

somehow related to Blantyre or Malawi

Baking Banana Bread

3 mushy bananas means… It’s time for Banana Bread. Today’s variation: I used whole wheat flour I added 150 grams of plain joghurt I added lots of walnuts (omega 3 for the win) I added nutmeg, kambuzi sauce, and vanilla…

ET phone home

I like this blog post on the Crossroads website: Home for Christmas. ET phone home. Growing up in Malawi, I probably don’t share the same level of contemplative Christmas (“besinnliche Weihnachten”) memories that my fellow German compatriots may have experienced.…

Papaya is a super food

Via “50 foods you should be eating”, papaya is highly recommended: 34. Papaya If you’re feeling the onset of a cold, reach for this tropical fruit instead of an orange next time. One papaya has more than three times the…

Underperforming students at Chanco

This is sad news: It’s so tough to get to Chanco in the first place and then this. Their relatives will be devastated. I’m sure lots of aunts and uncles paid towards their secondary school and exam fees. I…