We all know Maina Kageni is a foodie, who also enjoys eating alongside his dabo dabo. So it’s expected that he would want a woman who can cook right? Wrong!!!
Wanatosha mboga, according to his the Classic 105 presenter.
Well, today during the morning conversation Maina raised this topic of why men cannot marry women who do not know how to cook.
Julie Gichuru yesterday posted that her father thought she would never get married because she never knew how to cook.
She wrote on her instagram page;
“My father was reading the newspaper but stopped to contribute to a debate I was having with my mother.
He interjected firmly, “But Julie, you must learn how to cook!” He was perturbed but I could tell it came from a place of love. So here’s the low down. I was a teenager & I had pointedly refused to learn how to cook.
As the only daughter in the family it was obvious & apparently a source of social embarrassment. Indeed, in an African – Asian home this was unheard of, girls should know their place & the kitchen was part of that. But I was adamant, I was disinterested in the art of cooking..
Well, the discussion was lit and had mixed reactions from the listeners.
Mwalimu King’ang’i’s view was that he cannot marry a woman who can’t cook adding that she should not be just a cook but a good cook, Si ‘kupika mashakura’.
Maina responded by reminding him that a man can eat out or better yet hire a chef. After all who will marry these girls studying catering?
It was during this time that Kingangi said, ‘Taftieni Maina Kageni bibi Mluhya specifically, Unajua shida yako ukianza kufikiria bibi unafikiria Vera na Huddah.”
Then Maina said, “Me it’s either Huddah or Vera,
He added that he has eaten out for more than 10 years and doesn’t know the price of a packet of unga.
Listen to the whole conversation below;