Nyimo sprout stir fry with peanut butter sauce

Ingredients 200g nyimo bean sprouts (see sprouting method) 200g okra cut into rounds 3 shallots cut into rounds 1 bunch young blackjack leaves and shoots 1 large tablespoon of...

Nyimo bean hummus

Ingredients – serves 4 as a starter 250 g cooked nyimo beans 1 teaspoon tahini paste 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 garlic clove 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4...

Amaranth grain proves popular in gluten-free diets

The plant is already well known in Zimbabwe amongst traditional food fans. Locally called Mowa, Bonongwe or Imbuya, depending on where you are in...

If you love meat and value your health read on…

My doubts about Zimbabwean love for meat all but disappeared earlier this year when the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division...

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...

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...

Zimbabwe’s super vegetables

If you walk through a vegetable garden in Zimbabwe, whether in a town or a rural area, it is likely that you will wade...

Roadrunner omelette with nyemba sprouts

Ingredients 3 medium roadrunner (free-range chicken) or guinea fowl eggs 2 shallots finely chopped 100g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 100g amaranthus leaves Salt and pepper Method In a 20cm diameter...

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 ...

Experts say traditional diet is better for you

FOR the past 7 years, Faresi Nyamadzawo, 68, of Harare has jabbed herself with a shot of insulin twice everyday, or more than 5,100...