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Lella April 2013 tells some stories
Lella Umedaly, Umeeda Switlo and Scott Paton
Apr 08 2013
Lella Umedaly nee keshavjee's family travelled from India to South Africa, then to Kenya. She married Shamas Umedaly and had 5 children Nzeera, Mossadiq, Muneera, Umeeda and Hamed. She has eight grandchildren who she dedicated this book to.
You can purchase a copy by visiting www.mamajeeskitchen.com
Writing this book has been a labor of love, helping me rediscover the recipes that nourished my family. It has encouraged me to invite old memories and relish new thoughts. With each recipe I remember a person, a story and a feeling, In this book I see so many colors, smell the spices, hear the laughter, and I feel the tears and the challenges that have made me who I am today. I remember my father’s response to my request for flight lessons, when I wanted to be a pilot: “Lella, you learn how to pilot your pots and pans!” And here I am actually doing it. But most importantly I realize that the dishes form a bridge from my past to my grandchildren.
Now these recipes will be a bridge to you and your families, too. I look forward to sharing these tasty, quick dishes with you. Enjoy forming your own memories over these meals.
Recent EpisodesLella April 2013 tells some stories
Making Samosas, Lella Teaches us how to make them | Podcast #6
Making Samosas | Cooking in MamaJee's Kitchen #5
Eating Ripe Mango Curry | Cooking in MamaJee's Kitchen #4
Adding Ripe Mango to the Curry | Cooking in MamaJee's Kitchen #3
Making Mango Curry | Cooking in MamaJee's Kitchen #2
Preparing the food | Cooking in MamaJee's Kitchen #1
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