After 22 years, Chef Anita Kerai returns to Kenya, the country of her birth to explore the cultural and culinary influences that have made her the chef she is.
In this episode Anita heads North from Nairobi to Lake Naivasha, where she teams up with local celebrity Douglas to cook together in his cafe. Driving through the famous Hell's Gate National Park, she meets up with 2 game wardens, heads right to the top of a mountain and cooks for them whilst overlooking the park. Stopping at a local market in the pouring rain, Anita stocks up and cooks local style at sunset.
About Anita Kerai:
Anita's foremost passions are cooking, food and presenting culinary magic on TV. She has also published a book, 'Flavours of Kenya', where she shares a variety of different delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes, which all take inspiration from Kenya. Coupled with Anita's unique flair and passion, there's some unique and flavoursome recipes in there!
A third generation Kenyan-Indian, Anita arrived in the UK at the age of 21. After a successful career as an accountant, in 2007, she decided to follow her heart and dedicate her time to food. In this series, we see Anita Return to Kenya.