Kayla Namulondo

Kayla Namulondo

Khyber Pass Restaurant Goes Indian For Kampala Restaurant Week Menu

Khyber Pass Restaurant derives its name from the great mountainous pass way in the Indian sub-continent – particularly northern Pakistan, near the mountains neighboring Afghanistan.

And Khyber Pass Restaurant at Speke Hotel carries the Indian spirit right here in Kampala, Nile Avenue. It offers clients a fine dining experience and takes them on a culinary voyage quite unlike any other.

And this year, they bring the same Indian spirit as they participate in the ongoing Kampala Restaurant Week. They will be showcasing the best of Indian delightful cuisines and menus.

Their participating dishes include Chapati Gobhi, Tandoori Wings for starters and Chapati Sabzi and Kadai Murgh. For desserts, they serving Gulab Jamun with Ice cream and Malai Kulfi.

The Chapati Gobhi is made of cauliflower florets pan roasted, sauteed in onion-tomato and flavoured with pickled spices while the Tandoori Wings is a combo ofspicy tandoori chicken wings, grilled to perfection, are made with yogurt, lemon juice, ginger, garlic, garam masala, red chili powder and turmeric.

The Chapati Sabzi, a mix of vegetables cooked in a combination of indian spices and Kadai Murgh, a delicious, spicy and flavorful dish made with chicken, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and fresh ground spices known as kadai Masala make up the main course.

Gulab Jamun with Ice cream, a make of fried cheese balls soaked in sugar syrup served hot and Malai Kulfi, an Indian frozen dessert made from whole milk, heavy cream, khoya and sugar make up the dessert.

The starters and dessert will come at a price of Shs20, 000 while the main dish will come for a cool Shs35, 000.

Khyber Pass today remains the top destination for experiencing its renowned Indian dishes – gosht sheek kebabs and the legendary tandoori chicken. A favourite with locals and tourists, the restaurant is a simple, no-frills and authentic dining experience.

#KlaRestaurantWeek: La Cabana Adds Brazilian, Chinese Touch

The glamorous Kampala Restaurant Week this year comes complete with a touch of Brazil and China courtesy of La Cabana Restaurant, located at Speke Apartments on Wampewo Avenue.

La Cabana Restaurant which hosted the launch of the 5th Kampala Restaurant Week is participating in the category of Signature Dining Restaurants will have to fend off competition from fourteen other restaurants.

Over forty restaurants are participating in this year’s competition. The other category is Casual Dining Restaurants. The 5th Kampala Restaurant Week will take place from 1st-10th Aug 2019.

To edge out its competitors, La Cabana Restaurant has set up a scrumptious special menu consisting of Indian, Brazilian and Chinese cuisines, some prepared using ingredients sourced locally.

For starters, La Cabana Restaurant is preparing Potato & Cheese Balls and Cabana’s Quesadilla. This will go for a paltry Shs20, 000.

Potato & Cheese Balls is a combination of golden fried crispy potatoes stuffed with assorted cheese & vegetables balls, served with chilli garlic sauce while  Cabana’s Quesadilla is a combination of chef marinated grilled chicken with onions and mozzarella cheese in tortillas served with salsa & guacamole.

For the main course, at Shs35, 000, customers will have a taste of China and Brazil. The taste of China will have a selection of Chinese teasers (chicken + beef + lamb + choice of fish or pork) cooked in a variety of flavours, served with vegetable fried rice.

And for the taste of Brazil, the restaurant has aligned the sumptuous Brazilian Roasted Kuku. This Brazilian style whole roasted spring chicken scented with cinnamon served with hasselback potatoes and grilled gonja.

The dessert is far more tempting. The famous Brazilian dessert made of layers of cookies and condensed lemoned creamy milk, fresh coconut, red cherries and gonja is strategically on the menu at only Shs20, 000.

20 Amazing Photos Captured From KISU Summer Camp You Must Take A Look At

The month of July has been a period of adventure, discovering new global things and bonding at Kampala International School Kampala (KISU) as students took part in the 2019 Summer Camp.

Under the theme: Traveling the world in four weeks; the Summer Camp took place from 1st July to 26th July 2019 with lots of specially curated fun activities for children from age 2 to age 16.

The Summer Camp provided a platform for out bonding camping, creative activities, fun activity program, and fun outdoor activities.

For these services, parents parted with a manageable Shs45, 000 per day, including lunch, for their children to participate.

According to the program, kids between 2 – 8 years enjoyed a kid’s camp while the older ones of 9-16 years enjoyed a sports camp. The day’s activities commenced at 8:00 am to 2:30 pm every weekday.

The Summer Camp provided an educational and leisure activities in a safe, well-supervised environment.

KISU employed qualified teachers, assistant teachers and tutors to ensure the success of the Summer Camps.

Children needed to bring a lunch box with a morning snack, as well as a water bottle and lunch was provided by the school. Water was available to refill their bottles.

The Summer Camp for kids between 2 – 8 years incorporated educational and fun activities, including music, drama, dance, art and craft, Physical Education, cookery, video, bike club, games, swimming and IT.

Supervision was available from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm.

While the Summer Camp for kids between 9-16 years offered a variety of sporting activities ran by expert coaches.

Participants had daily swimming activities in the KISU swimming pool before lunch.

 

More keen swimmers took advantage of the Swimming Squad sessions that happened earlier at 8:00 am each morning.

 

The KISU Sports Camp programme included sports like cricket, football, basketball, hockey and rugby.

 

KISU, established in 1993 with 67 students, has grown steadily over time. It currently accommodates about 600 students representing 60 nationalities.

 

Its state-of-the-art facilities include four science labs, three computer labs, three music rooms, three performance areas, an indoor gym, outdoor basketball court and a 25 metre eight-lane competition swimming pool.

 

Others are two libraries, smart boards in most classrooms and a five-acre playing field. It has accreditation status with CIS, NEASC and IBO.

 

Students participate in an extensive range of extracurricular activities including outdoor education and overseas trips, to diverse destinations such as The UK, France, Italy, Mount Kilimanjaro and a yearly ski trip in Europe.

 

The holistic education also fosters involvement in community-building activities.

Currency Printing Saga: Police Confirms Investigating Bank Of Uganda

Uganda police has said they investigated Bank of Uganda for suspected wrongdoing in the ongoing central bank’s currency printing saga.  Police spokesperson Fred Enanga told journalists that they are assisting State House Anti-Corruption Unit to investigate they matter.

Enanga said they have recorded statements from Bank of Uganda officials and they investigate deeper into the irregularities concerning a consignment of money that were printed in Europe and the related supply related supply chain.

Enanga said the Directorate of Criminal Investigation will continue to work with Statehouse Anti Corruption Unit and that the process will be supervised by the Director of the directorate Akullo Grace.

“They are continuing with the line of questioning on how the banking process supported the printing of the bank notes and whether there were any wrong doing on the side of the bank,” Enanga stated.

He revealed that Bank of Uganda director banking, director legal and some auditors have been questioned. Also questioned are officials from Uganda Revenue Authority, ENHAS, lawyers of the UN and selected business persons mentioned in the saga.

Bank of Uganda in hot soup when a plane their contractor hired to transport currency notes to Entebbe also carried items that were unauthorized. Many people believed that extra cargo contained Ugandan genuine bank notes totaling Shs90bn printed with authority and illegally.

When Governor Emmanuel Mutebile received the complaint he raised Statehouse to investigate the matter and now police has picked interest.

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