Vitumbuwa Recipe

Picture by @zealousteam

What you need

2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 and 1/3 water


  1. Mix all dry ingredients together until well mixed.
  2. Slowly add the water until you foam dough that is smooth and not sticky.
  3. Add more water or flour as needed to ensure the dough is smooth.
  4. Cut dough into equal pieces.
  5. Fill pan with enough oil that will be used to deep fry the cut dough and heat over stove.
  6. When the oil is hot place dough pieces and fry till the dough is brown on all sides and ready on the inside.

Place on plate and enjoy delicious goodness!

Q&A with Samuel

Name: Samuel

Position: Cook

How long have you worked at Jolly Boys?

A: Around one year

What do you do for fun?

A: I like riding my bike around Livingstone, it’s really fun to explore the town and bike out to the falls.

Would you rather be the richest person in the world or the most handsome.

A: I would rather be the richest man in the world because money rules the world and I would be able to afford anything I want.