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Good old cooking days in Manicaland

She talked about food and cooking in the pastwith nostalgia and a sparkle in her eyes. “Those were the good old days,” said a beaming...

A Tribute to Zimbabwe’s Legumes

“Legumes nourish people and the land as well as enhancing self-reliance and the economy. They enrich and protect the soil from erosion and can...

Elizabeth Mpofu, Africa’s Pulse Ambassador

2016 was the International Year of Pulses (IYP), a year proclaimed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to focus...

Fried okra with millet flour coating

Recipe  from ZimboKitchen Ingredients 300g okra, cut into rings 150g plain flour 150g millet flour ½ onion, sliced 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoons salt 1...

Nyimo and pumpkin leaf spring rolls with peanut sauce

Recipe courtesy of Chef Donny’s Ingredients For the spring rolls 1 onion, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 bunches of pumpkin leaves, cleaned and chopped ...

Sweet potato scones

Recipe from Kufunda Village Ingredients 1 cup sweet potato flour 1 cup self-rising flour 1 heaped teaspoon baking powder 150g margarine ½ cup sugar 1...

Sweet potato juice

Recipe from Kufunda Village Ingredients 3 cups peeled, cooked sweet potatoes 1 ½ cups sugar Fresh lemon juice to taste Water as needed (about 3...

Sweet potato fingers

Recipe from Community Technology Development Trust Ingredients 4 large cooked sweet potatoes 1chopped onion 1 carrot grated salt to taste 1/2tsp periperi 1/4 barbecue spice ...

Pumpkin porridge (Nhopi)

Recipe from Chirumba High School  Ingredients 2kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded and chopped 1kg shamba (wild melon), peeled, deseeded and chopped 250g dovi (peanut butter) 1kg...

Charlie’s nyimo bean salad

Recipe courtesy of Charlie’s Kitchen Ingredients 2 large cucumbers, chopped 3 large red peppers, seeded and chopped 2 large green peppers, seeded and chopped 2...

Finger millet porridge and sadza

From Bertha Nherera   Ingredients 3 cups toasted finger millet flour 11 cups water ½ teaspoon salt Optional toppings: sugar, milk, baobab powder, yoghurt, peanut butter, marula...

Baobab drink

Recipe from Community Technology Development Trust  Ingredients 200g baobab powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder ½ cup hot water 2 tablespoons lemon juice Sugar to taste ...