Leila Essone

Healthy Cooking: Spaghetti & creamy dodo-minced meat

‘Dodo’ (from the amaranth plant family) is one vegetable that grows pretty much anywhere, in your backyard, even by the road. It’s a vegetable that’s not used often, yet so delicious and easy to get. Here is a fun new way to prepare it. PREPARATION: 30 mins SERVES: 4...

Monday, March 2, 2020, 12:00 AM

Healthy Cooking: Garden salad

A super, simple to make side salad. PREPARATION: 6 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS • 4 blue-violet flowers • 2 yellow pumpkin flowers • 1pc Arugula • A handful of cherry tomatoes • 1 pinch mint • 1 pinch basil • A handful of nuts For the...

Monday, February 24, 2020, 12:00 AM

Healthy Cooking: Local chicken stew

No oil should be added. This dish can be accompanied with rice or chapatti. SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS Full local chicken Local corn Potatoes Tomatoes Onions Celery Carrots Garlic Salt Curry Green pepper Home-grown rosemary Home-grown oregano PREPARATION 1) Cut...

Monday, February 10, 2020, 12:00 AM


Rwandan Salad is a creation by Leila Essone, a food enthusiast who loves to create new healthy dishes using local products. Get ready to be enlightened by her creations, and let your health get better. As she likes to say: “You are what you eat. Eat well, feel good”. The Rwandan salad...

Monday, January 27, 2020, 1:54 PM

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