Healthy diets for children and teenagers

Everyone knows, when it comes to eating, that there is no choice, we must eat! However, we can choose what type of food we...

Good old cooking days in Manicaland

She talked about food and cooking in the pastwith nostalgia and a sparkle in her eyes. “Those were the good old days,” said a beaming...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

African ingredients/ Asian food

Many ingredients are shared by both African and Asian cuisine. Two examples are finger millet and cowpeas. Try the recipes below for a healthy,...

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....

Learning to love legumes

Legumes (peas and beans) are a much maligned food in this part of the world. When I ask fellow Zimbabweans why they don’t enjoy...

Fried okra with millet flour coating

Recipe  from ZimboKitchen Ingredients 300g okra, cut into rings 150g plain flour 150g millet flour ½ onion, sliced 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoons salt 1...