Marula makes a difference

In semi-arid Chivi and Mwenezi districts of Zimbabwe livelihoods are precarious. Most families depend on production of maize, sorghum and millet as well as...

Going nuts for Mongongo

For good health, nutritionists recommend that we eat a handful of (preferably unsalted) nuts and seeds each day. This is because nuts and seeds...

Wetland decline threatens a local delicacy

Wetlands are rapidly declining in most parts of Mutare district in Manicaland province, threatening crops such as magogoya or madhumbe, are a delicacy in...

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...

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...

Local herbal teas are better than rooibos!

Earlier this month The Herald newspaper reported that scientists at the University of Zimbabwe have announced that Zimbabwean herbal teas contain more health-giving anti-oxidants...

Interview with African nutritionist and blogger: Cordialis Kasago

Tell us about yourself – your background, where you’re from and how you came to be who you are today in relation to promoting...

Zimbabwe’s superfruit

The iconic baobab (Adansonia digitata), is native to hot dry areas of Africa. Science explains the strange shape of the tree as being related...

Lazy Sunday lunch at Gava’s

If you are a lover of traditional food and enjoy a lazy Sunday lunch outdoors then Gava’s restaurant is the place for you. Your...

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...