Kenyan Chef Lands Culinary Show Deal with National Geographic

written by Yoga David 22nd August 2013

Kenya now boasts of having their own culinary show highlighted in the global scene.

National Geographic will be airing owner of the Seven Restaurant, Chef Kiran Jethwa’s, Tales from Bush Larder which is an authentically produced Kenyan culinary show.

It set to air every Monday at 7pm, while the repeat shows will air on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

“While Kenya is not known for its cuisine, the quality and variety of food and ingredients available here are fantastic,” Chef Kiran commented.

The show will take viewers through culinary scenes in Kenya shot in awesome landscapes, and each episode will focus on the source of unusual ingredients found in Kenya.

These include Nile perch found in Lake Turkana, wild honey and fowl, Swahili prawns, Boran beef, Dorobo lamb, Palm Wine, and Mud crabs from the coast.

The show will also showcase aspects of Kenyan people, Kenyan life and Kenyan food.



Chef Kiran will be traveling across the beautiful countryside of Kenya to find interesting ingredients, also meet the vibrant people responsible for procuring them.

The show will bring about the sheer resourcefulness shown by the fishermen and farmers of rural Kenya who always operate in harsh conditions accompanied by crude equipment yet remain persistently cheerful and positive.

Chef Kiran is at the moment shooting Tales from the Bush Larder season two. The show will air towards the end of the year and will include Uganda and Ethiopia.

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