Mahindi Choma and chilli


Photo: Sanniesanford

Right off the grill, this corn slathered on a mixture with chile powder, cayenne, lime zest and juice on the ears, is a Kenya Street-food staple. Photographing mahaindichoma x chilli doesn’t need to be boring especially after this inspiration from celebrated food photographer, Sannie Sanford.

roasted maize


To style it ensure the corn is well charred and chilli is well-balanced (chili powder and salt) so that the vibrantcolour bring a rich contrast with the roast corn.

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Ensuring the shot is an overhead shot helps the frame to fit all the subjects. Accessorizing the hand with silver rings brings out the richness of the African culture. What a shot!


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