With the Kenyan lifestyle undergoing dynamic change, the Eastern Africa Grain Council launched a cookbook manual that outlines and informs the public on eating nutritional and healthy foodstuffs.
The 82 Staple Foods cookbook was unveiled at a function held at the Safari Park Hotel on Thursday.
The book taps into the rich African heritage of delicate cuisine, explores new methods to prepare our foods and enhances nutrition and gastronomy in our pursuit of achieving food security and good nutrition.
Guest speaker, Gladys Mugambi, thr deputy head of division, nutrition and sanitation, Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation, reiterated that good nutrition contributes to development. "A healthy nation is a wealthy nation," she said.
EAGC executive director Gerald Masila said people should look for creative ways of improving the consumption of staple foods so that we can enhance nutrition.
In attendance were chairman Judah arap Bett, Usaid's Steve Walls and Kaarli Sundsmo, and Ethiopian Women Exporters Association president Hadia Gondji.