Jikoni East Africa
Modern East African Cuisine
About Jikoni East Africa
Jikoni is the creation of chefs Iman and James, who have been perfecting the menus since they met back in 2017. Inspired by Iman’s exploration of the Nairobi food scene as a youth, her mother’s Somalian home cooking and drawing on James’s…
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Pan fried 'Matoke' (a type of plantain grown only in East Africa) with coconut/tamarind curry sauce, mango kachumbari, pili pili sauce and crispy turmeric onions on a bed of Cardamom rice. (Vegan, glutenfree)
Ethiopian style chargrilled chicken with adzuki bean ful, bisbas Somali green chilli sauce and awaze mayo on Somali 'mufo' Somali sourdough flat bread.
A street food snack or side dish of Fluffy maris pipers potatoes in a crispy cardamom, cumin and black pepper infused coating, served with pili pili sauce.
A fusion dish of smoked milk bechamel and Ethiopian chargrilled Awaze Chicken in a breadcrumb coating, with bisbas Somali hot sauce.