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Лютеница /lutenica/

Lutenica is a staple winter food in Bulgaria. Spread on a slice of bread, used as a dip on the side for meatballs and sausages, it is one of the defining flavours of winters. Lutenica making is the unofficial end-of-summer ritual. Lutenica making is water, energy, labour and space intensive. Read more…

By Ralitsa Hiteva, ago
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The vulnerable elderly in African cities – A morning spent with Jajja Nakimera in Bwaise / Уязвимите възрастни хора в африканските градове – една сутрин, прекарана с Джаджа Накимера в Бвайзе

Today Tonny, Doreen and I are in Bwaise, in an area also known as KiMombasa – famous for its nightlife. We are shadowing Jajja Nakimera. Jajja in Luganda means Grandmother and it is a designation signalling respect from the younger members of society at large. “My husband is here!” she Read more…

By Patience Mguni, ago
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Making matooke for a growing family in Kanyogoga – A visit to Betty’s place / Приготвяне на матооке за едно растящо семейство в Каньогога – посещение при Бети

A goat eats sweet potato peelings from a sack hanging by the goat pen while children skip around the pen making sure to avoid the small channels of water flowing around it. The air is filled with a confusing mix of the stench from the mounds of solid waste and the Read more…

By Patience Mguni, ago