Thanks to Debbie Fourie for this recipe sent in by Ruvimbo Chidora



  • 250g bacon chopped
  • 1 onion
  • 150g mushrooms
  • 15ml butter
  • 1tsp mixed herbs
  • 150g cooked, drained amaranth leaves
  • pepper,
  • 200g grated cheddar cheese,
  • 2 eggs, 1 cup plain yoghurt,
  • 2tbs self-raising flour



  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Fry the bacon, onion and mushrooms in butter. Add herbs, amaranth leaves and pepper.
  3. Mix up and layer on the bottom of an ovenproof dish.
  4. Sprinkle with the cheese.
  5. Beat egg, milk and four over ingredients in the dish.
  6. Bake for 30min or till set and golden.
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Anna Brazier
Anna Brazier is the editor of Naturally Zimbabwean. She was born in Zambia but has lived most of her life in Zimbabwe. She has a BSc in Ecology and an MSc in Sustainable Development and works as a consultant promoting sustainable agriculture, nutrition, traditional foods and community resilience in Africa and beyond. She lives in Harare with her husband and three children.