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 ...

Amaranth grain salad

Recipe from Cluster Agriculture Development Services Ingredients 100g whole amaranth grain ½ cup tangy mayonnaise ½ cabbage head, shredded 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated ...

Roundtable discusses traditional food survey

Last month, representatives from the health, education, agriculture and hospitality sectors met to discuss the results of a survey carried out in Harare on...

A recipe for good health

This article is adapted from a publication by the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum called Eat Well – Live Well – The Good...

Usavi (soup) powder mixes

Instead of buying gravy mixes, soup powders or stock cubes, which probably contain all kinds of unhealthy additives, you can easily make your own...

Dried food delights

On a recent trip to East Africa, whilst enjoying the diverse traditional foods, I was stuck by the fact that food drying is not...