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Minjiba Entertains

Friday – 4pm

African fusion meets Lifestyles of the Hip and Fabulous in this stylish, modern cooking show hosted by Nigerian food blogger Minjiba Cookey.

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EPISODES



Season 1
  • Season 1 | Episode 1 
    Newly Wed Lunch
    Minjiba caters a special lunch at a fabulous modern home in Nairobi for a newlywed couple just back from their honeymoon. Her 3-course fusion menu features a plantain and prawn starter, triple coconut baked tilapia, and ginger, lime & mango cheesecake.
  • Season 1 | Episode 2 
    Lunch for Models & Fashionistas
    Minjiba caters a fashionista lunch held at the glamorous apartment of a Nairobi talent agent. The challenge to create an elegant menu without carbs, wheat or sugar results in African inspired guacamole, pasta free lasagna and “dawa” soaked chicken wings.
  • Season 1 | Episode 3 
    Safari BBQ with the Boys
    Minjiba cooks for a rowdy bunch of meat-obsessed men at a tented bush camp in Kenya. Her mission to bring gourmet elegance to the cave man ritual of roasting and camping results in a fusion menu of whiskey & stout marinated meats and Kilifi potato salad.
  • Season 1 | Episode 4 
    Swahili Movie Night
    Minjiba visits a spectacular custom home owned by an award-winning filmmaker in Nairobi. Her challenge to create a Swahili inspired menu for the Lamu Island film results in Swahili spiced humus, quail curry and a Lamu date studded loaf for dessert.
  • Season 1 | Episode 5 
    Music Launch Party
    At one of Africa’s most famous and photographed homes; the African Heritage House, Minjiba caters a glamorous evening featuring a concert by an upcoming local musician. Her menu features oxtail stew, groundnut soup and jollof rice with a fusion twist.
  • Season 1 | Episode 6 
    CEO Power Lunch
    Minjiba caters high-powered guests of a Kenyan business woman who hopes to inspire them to help with her charity. At the French country style home, Minjiba wows with a fusion of cassava crusted salmon, moin moin caviar and African fish & chips.
  • Season 1 | Episode 7 
    Organic Farm House
    Minjiba creates a farm to plate menu at a lovely organic farmhouse in Nairobi. She picks her own vegetables off the farm and designs a menu of harissa kebabs, a North African grilled salad, and farm fresh tree tomato & berry crushes for dessert.
  • Season 1 | Episode 8 
    Bohemian Villa
    Minjiba travels to the Kitengela Hot Glass factory near Nairobi National Park where Anselm Croze creates collector ornaments and cutlery in a bohemian setting. Minjiba prepares an African fowl menu reflecting Anselm’s artistic nature for his friends.
  • Season 1 | Episode 9 
    Family Food Haven
    It’s all about family when Minjiba meets a single father on a quest to expand the culinary experience for his twin boys. Minjiba is up for the task with an imaginative kid friendly hamburger feast with a surprise dessert at the deluxe family haven.