“Also known as east African highland bananas, the green matooke fruits are for cooking only – ideally steamed on an open fire.”
“For authenticity, however, matooke, the national staple that looks like buttery mashed potato on the plate, is the only way to go.”
“Most of the people against this have choices," he said, a pot of matooke steaming nearby.”
“Most of that is matooke, a long green banana, which is usually steamed and mashed and eaten with beans, peanut sauce or meat.”
“The veg options were great: We ate fresh avocado, a local staple called posho (or maize flower), matooke (or banana), rice, and cassava.”
“Eating, as a sport, flourished, and no wedding was complete without a group of men vying to put away amazing heaps of offal, roasted lamb and goat, gigantic Nile Perch fish cooked whole, and huge platters of cassava, sweet potatoes and matooke.”
“Around Kampala, for instance, the prices of the staple green banana matooke and beef have risen by between 50% and 150%.”
“However, the price of matooke one of the most consumed food item in Uganda is showing signs of stability perhaps due to a stable production trend.”
“Consumers are spending less for matooke and signs are, they will continue to enjoy the low prices up to November when food prices drastically rise.”
“According to a survey carried out by Saturday Monitor, a bunch of matooke is sold for between Shs6,000 and Shs11,000.”
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