The advent of feminism the past half a century has changed the way the genders deal with each. Old gender roles have been turned on their heads with women and men doing things that were only reserved for one of the genders.
One of the roles that was (and still is in some cultures) reserved for women was doing the housework-which included keeping the home clean and cooking the meals for the family.
But that role is not exclusively being done by women anymore, as the Kenyan context shows. Our very own Dennis Okari is a man who has wholeheartedly embraced these changing roles and has jumped feet first into traditionally feminine roles with fervor.
Okari recently took to Instagram to show his awesome cooking skills to the joy of all of his fans and followers. The NTV presenter didn’t even stop there as he also shared photos of the meal he had prepared and the recipe.
Okari explained that he had come home late from work and he decided to help her in the kitchen cooking a sumptuous meal of pan-fried fish Tandoori.
“Men who cook. “Pan Fried Fish Tandoori” so wifey came in late from work last evening and I decided to help her out by making this delicious dinner as we usher in a long weekend,” wrote Okari.
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Men who cook. "Pan Fried Fish Tandoori" so wifey came in late from work last evening and I decided to help her out by making this delicious dinner as we usher in a long weekend. Recipe below. #menwhocook #tandoorifish #dinner Cooking time: 1 HR 1 cup natural yogurt 4 cloves garlic, crushed 3 teaspoons crushed ginger 2 tablespoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cardamom 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon turmeric 1 small bunch dhania (coriander/cilantro, finely chopped 2 whole plate-sized fish (for you and your loved one) I used Tilapia COOKING: 1. Take a large sufuria or bowl and pour in the yogurt 2. Add the garlic, ginger, coriander, cardamom, salt, turmeric 3. Mix everything thoroughly 4. Place the two fish and place them in sufuria or bowl and soak in the marinade for half an hour in the fridge. 5. Place the fish in a non-stick pan. Pour in the rest of the marinade and in medium-low heat let it simmer for 40 minutes. 6. Serve hot with your hot one of course KACHUMBARI: Sliced avocado, chooped red onion, red bell pepper (hoho), olive oil, a pinch of salt, pinch of ground black pepper DRINK: Watermelon, lemon, water, sugar Blend the watermelon/lemon/water and sugar. Put it in the fridge for at least an hour. Serve cold with a slice of orange to top it up. Enjoy and be safe.
The meal looked mouth-watering and many fans said as much in the comments. Okari’s married Naomi Joy on the morning of Friday, February 15, at the Ridgeways Baptist Church in Kiambu.
Some studies have shown that men who help with the housework have a better s3x life than men who don’t. The findings show that men who make a fair contribution to housework have more and better s3x with their partners.