Ruspolia differens aka katydids, locally known as ‘Nsenene’ is a Uganda delicacy that’s mostly consumed in the months of April to May and November to December.
The lastest is that Treads Africa, an events company has come up with several recipes such as Nsenene Burger, Samosa Nsenene, Pancake Nsenene, Beef Nsenene and Chicken Nsenene which will be exclusively unveiled for the ardent consumers to enjoy with some wine.
According to the CEO Nsenene And Wine Fest, Sebulime Peter alias Demo Riley, the idea is to promote food tourism and this festival thus presents a unique opportunity for Uganda’s vendors, consumers, corporate companies and tourism institutions to celebrate the country’s rich and original snack Nsenene and Wine culture.
There will be activities like cooking competitions, games, live video mixing, live band, celebrity cookouts and artists performance.
The festival will happen on Sunday 26th May at Aer Lounge, next to British High Commission in Kololo and gates will be opened at 11am till mid-night with a cover charge of Ugx 30k.