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Discovering Lamu’s sweet treat: Halwa

Discovering Lamu’s sweet treat: Halwa

Kenya /

Sticky, sweet, high in calories and dangerously addictive – Halwa, pronounced as Hal-u-wa, is a must-try dessert in Lamu. The sweet aromas of brown sugar, richness of ghee (clarified butter), floral notes of rose water, and perfume of cardamom permeate the air in Kenya’s coastal communities.   Garnished with pistachio, almond slithers and sometimes toasted […]