Making sprouts with traditional seeds

I have a terrible confession – I am a lazy cook. I rarely have the time, energy or motivation to make big, elaborate meals....

Nyimo sprouts with roasted sweet potato and butternut

Ingredients 1 medium butternut 1 large sweet potato 200g nyimo bean sprouts (see sprouting method) Method Scrub the skin of the butternut and sweet potatoe. Do not remove unless...

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...

Cooking culture in the post modern world

Preserving Our Cooking Culture In The Modern World Cooking is a tradition to many cultures and often regarded as the thread binding together Zimbabwean homes....

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...

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...

Stirfry cowpea sprouts with amaranth

Ingredients 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 clove garlic (peeled and finely chopped) 500g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 200g amaranth leaves (washed and torn into shreds) 3 spring onions...

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...

Underutilized crops championed at local University

Horticulture researchers at the Crop Science Department, University of Zimbabwe are creating a buzz about traditional tuber crops. After tasting some of the products...

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...