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Traditional African Cooking with Gillian

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What we'll be doing

Have you ever fancied learning about African cuisine? Now you can learn to make a hearty Minced Beef Sauce with Ugali Nuggets. Ugali is a popular maize flour porridge made in Africa. Gillian’s twist on this traditional African dish means that it is more accessible and tasty for kids and adults alike, who often find traditionally it can be flat and starchy! 

During this experience, you’ll learn about the history of African cuisine, all while dancing along to traditional African music. Get ready to take your tastebuds to a new level with incredible flavours and spices. After preparing this meal, you’ll all sit down and enjoy this meal together.

What you need to know

What you’ll need to bring


  • Corn Flour
  • Cornmeal
  • Breadcrumbs
  • Eggs
  • Garlic
  • Minced Beef
  • Cayenne pepper, garam masala, salt, pepper, & curry powder
  • Onions & tomatoes

Additional Notes:

  • Tickets can be purchased individual basis OR per household.
  • Upon booking, a detailed list of ingredients and utensils will be shared in advance of your experience.
  • The experience will be hosted online through Zoom. Check minimum requirements.
  • The experience will be hosted in English, however it can also be hosted in German upon request.
  • Private group bookings are available for a maximum of 27 people.

Meet your host

Gillian Piroth

Gillian was originally born and raised in Kenya. One of her main hobbies is cooking. Her love for African food and cooking has been rooted since her childhood. As the oldest child of 6 siblings, she always cooked for her younger siblings and the family.

For many years, she has cooked at family events, weddings, rent a cook and parties in Frankfurt area, Belgium and France. She prepares different African foods based on land and tribe.

Today it is her goal to bring part of her African culture to people all over the world.


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