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November 26, 2016

Around the second quarter of 2006, I began looking into culinary schools in the area. By that time, I was living in Hicksville, Long Island, New York. It was tricky, simply because the schools I had contacted before landing at the Culinary Academy of Long Island (CALI)...

November 1, 2016

East Africa
As I mentioned before, I started baking at a very young age—always excited with the process and the end product. My family, especially my mother, was very supportive and encouraging, but the early stages came with their own mishaps. I remember once baking a...

October 26, 2016

I never knew how it would end. But I knew how I wanted to start.

Having recently moved back to Mombasa, and tired of having been "employed" for so many years, I consider myself a stubborn go-getter. It was for this reason, and the lurking ambition to expose my passion a...

October 25, 2016

It seems far fetched to think that MNKafé began from the humble cupcake. On my trip to Sydney in April of 2012, I was inspired to change my world entirely. I fell in love with the dainty cafe's spread out across the city, the dessert havens that beckoned every sweet to...

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