Mari Mogo

Black Pepper-Spiced Cassava

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Biting Biting: Snacking Gujarati-Style

By Urvashi Roe

Published 2022

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My friend Pradeep is an exceptional cook. He was born in Kenya and we share a love of East African ingredients; cassava is one of our favourites. You can buy it fresh in most Asian or Greek supermarkets but I buy the pre-cooked frozen version and use it right from the freezer.

As teenagers we were both part of the Youth Committee of The Shri Vishwakarma Association, a community of families from Gujarat and East Africa descended from the Suthar caste who were carpenters by trade. We