Posho: Acholi Recipes

Posho is a staple food in Uganda. I hear that school cafeterias serve beans and posho daily for most of the schools. A friend of mine running an NGO serves beans and posho daily for their staff. They feed 100 people for 23,000 ugx (about $9 usd). So yea, its cheap. Posho has only 2…

Adventures in Peanut Butter: Acholi Recipes

As part of our cultural learning process, we want to learn all about local food. So, I have asked our Acholi friends to make whatever dishes for me they would like. This has, obviously, created a number of food adventures, so I thought I would share them. You can either (bravely) try these recipes or…

Observations: Life in Acholiland

A few things that I have noticed in my first few months of living in Northern Uganda. The Acholi are:   Resourceful They are the most resourceful people we have ever met! DON’T throw away anything that’s broken or cracked around an Acholi. Several times I have had someone ask if we were “finished” with…