Omena is best eaten in Kenya sundried, but this does not need to be the case. Omena, also known as sardines, can be fried fresh or canned. One of the reasons people do not like omena is because of its bitter taste. The other repulsing quality of sardines is the pungent smell and its reputation in Kenya as a poor man’s meal.
Find out what makes omena bitter, and what to do in order to enjoy a tasty meal of this nutrient-rich fish on this African Lifestyle blog.