I don’t like eating a lot and have tried to see a professional about it, but it’s mostly because most foods have a side effect on me and many other things, an effect I don’t mean gaining extra weight but allergies. Eunice, by the way, I love ice cream but I do it for three days and the fourth day I have pimples. Spices are really nice but my body can’t stand them.
Then I have a phobia for some foods like porridge because I saw it nearly kill a reckless kid when I was in school (it can really burn) and for fish, I fear the bones because they too killed this girl in the neighborhood back then I was staying with my Dad and brother and he would try to remove the bones when he prepared fish so I don’t eat up today if am not with him and my young brother too. But despite that, I have a favorite local food.
So it’s posho or Ugali, I like it with pork and anything green that doesn’t kill. About my allergies by the way, those that have come to know me say “if does nothing to Benjamin it’s fine” they normally let me shower fast to test the water in a hotel. Am get off-road……so posho most people from Central Uganda hate it, because of school for me it’s maybe because I never had it in school till the last two years before University.
For me my choice for favourite local meal is about how I feel after eating, with posho I don’t have to consume foodstuff all day, one meal is all I can really manage. It really settles in well and I don’t feel like eating after a meal.
I believe posho is eaten everywhere in Africa even if maize was just introduced to the continent from America, but posho is actually the maize flour and it is prepared by mixing it in hot water or milk and you keep on boiling it as your mingle it till a hard form is achieved, it tales some bit of strength and skill.
It’s the only thing I consider to be food, cooked meals are not my every day thing but if am having one then ugali it is.