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Kate was born in a chafing dish – well almost. The date she was due to arrive was perilously close to Christmas and her mother wasn’t taking any chances so out she came just in time for a decent Christmas dinner to be served to the guests at the hotel of her childhood. Back-of-house babies, they call them. And she has never looked back and now logs more air miles than she knows what to do with sharing the Angama Mara story far and wide.
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The Recipe of Amanda’s Kitchen 9 February 2021 Over the past 4 years of working closely with Amanda Collins, Kate Fitzgerald Boyd has come to know that her kind, mild and gentle exterior is simply a façade for the energetic, detail-oriented fireball that lies beneath the surface of Angama's beloved chef-trainer By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Out of an African Kitchen and into a Cookery Book 16 June 2020 When publishing a cook book, there are a few essential ingredients required. Kate shares the secret recipe to Angama's new baby, Out of An African Kitchen By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
More Drizzle than Dip, Thank you Zeus 9 April 2019 For those of our followers whose Greek mythology is a bit rusty, read on to see that even a pesky god couldn’t put a dampener on a photo shoot By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
The Heart of Angama Mara 28 January 2019 Kate Fitzgerald Boyd tells the story behind the second chamber in Angama Mara’s heart By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
It’s in the Water 10 October 2018 The storks have been busy, so they say... Meet some of the many new lives that have joined the extended Angama Mara family over the past three and a half years By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Ciao Alfajiri 16 January 2018 Kate Fitzgerald Boyd writes about her visit to the charming Alfajiri Villas on Kenya’s Swahili coast, and the delightful time spent there with her new family By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Saruni of the Siria Clan 2 January 2018 A day to remember when a little boy from Johannesburg was welcomed into his Maasai family and his mother nearly missed marking the heifer By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Crossing Over: Then and Now 7 February 2017 Kate shares what days spent on African bush strips in transit used to mean, compared to what they mean now... By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
The Scarlet Pimpernel 24 January 2017 Kate spent 24 mind-boggling hours with Angama Mara's engineer, and this is a non-stop, but typical, day in his life By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
The Odd Couple 29 November 2016 Journeying into Laikipia Kate came across the most unlikely pair... read the story of Aaragi and Ekwa, a female cheetah and her pet Samburu dog By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
(Kenya) Coming to America 11 October 2016 In the first six months of every year, the Angama Mara sales team hits the road with a vengeance selling up a storm. This year, we acquired two industry friends who also agreed that a trip to the States was a grand idea. Kate Fitzgerald Boyd writes about this year’s sales trip as “Team Kenya” By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
On my wedding day, my name changed 11 July 2016 Kate Fitzgerald Boyd shares the story of a very special day in her life, the day of her traditional Maasai wedding at Angama Mara By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
Babbo in a bowl at Angama Mara 21 June 2016 Kate Fitzgerald Boyd tells the story of when the kitchen team learnt the art of "Penne Andrea" from an Italian maestro – with or without anchovies of course... By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
The Hour My Heart Stopped 6 January 2016 The thought had never crossed my mind; it had never appeared on my bucket list; it was not a ‘big wildlife tick’ I was yearning for; and yet suddenly two weeks after my wedding I found myself dusting off my hiking boots and preparing myself for what was sold as “a trip of a lifetime”... By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
“We have a lodge in Africa” 27 October 2015 The world fell in love with Karen Blixen's opening line, "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills". For those who identify with Out of Africa, this wild continent is the heart of every safari and many of the film's most memorable scenes were shot overlooking the Maasai Mara at Angama... By Kate Fitzgerald Boyd
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