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"Tambi tamu"

Translation:Sweet vermicelli

December 20, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frank856835

pasta was accepted/suggested for tambi earlier in this lesson!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Deborah712044

And how is that sweet and not delicious?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/singa4hire

Because many add spices that make the sauce sweet and tangy, not savory


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lng52-._

singa4hire: So, is "tambi tamu" a dessert, or part of the main meal?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/9EatOXTh

I've mainly (only?) had it for futari, the meal that Muslims eat to break their fast during Ramadan.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Catriona28475

It also accepts delicious


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/frank856835

pasta was accepted/suggested for tambi earlier in this lesson!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Devilini

My Kenyan husband has never heard of this. I'd be interested to known what it is

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