From Governor Mutua to Collins Injera: How COVID-19 has shaped Kenyan men into top-notch cooks

Coronavirus has indeed been a pain in our flesh across the globe, and it seemingly is not about to leave the world back to default settings.

However as we continue to feel the pain of this pandemic that is claiming lives daily, there is some good that is coming from it.

Most men have now adopted to the habit of spending more time with their families, a habit most wives are really appreciative of.

From doing repairs, watching movies, helping with house chores, men have even willingly taken up to challenges of making meals for their families.

Dr Alfred Mutua

One of these men is Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua who recently took to social media to showcase his culinary skills as he was making ugali for friends.

Collins Injera

The Kenya 7’s rugby player  has never shied away fro showcasing his skills in the kitchen.

He regularly posts photos of the food he makes for his wife and children proudly wearing the badge of #MwanaumeJikoni

Larry Madowo

The BBC Anchor had to start making meals in the US where he is currently based despite hi being single and being able to order for takeout.

Kipchumba Murkomen

Early this year, Elgeyo Marakwet Kipchumba Murkomen shocked Kenyans when he showcased his folllowers after posting his skills in making brown ugali.

Murkomen was seen making ugali sitted on a three legged stool and later posted “Back to my roots. Showing the kids how to knit and knead black golden ugali. Alafu harers waongee mbaya (Let my critics talk),” Murkomen tweeted.