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...

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...

Creamy carrot cake with marula and mongongo nuts

Ingredients For the cake: 200g light or dark brown sugar 180ml vegetable oil 120g Greek yoghurt 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 250g flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼...

Down to earth with Outlandish Kitchen

She has been called the ‘pied piper of picnics’ and she is certainly hard to pin down, but finally caught up with Jules Mercer...

Sarah Graham tells us about her food safari

Naturally Zimbabwean interviewed Sarah Graham, a celebrated Zimbabwean cook, food writer and TV show host who is based in South-Africa. Sarah’s food philosophy is built...

Petalilli promotes seven generations principle

Herbal teas are becoming increasingly popular as health giving tonics and an alternative to caffeine-containing drinks. A wide range of different products is now...

“Granny inspired me,” says African rice farmer

Ruramiso Mashumba, is a young farmer who means business. She has combined her formal academic training with traditional wisdom from her grandmother to establish...