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...

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...

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...

Pumpkin porridge (Nhopi)

Recipe from Chirumba High School  Ingredients 2kg pumpkin, peeled, deseeded and chopped 1kg shamba (wild melon), peeled, deseeded and chopped 250g dovi (peanut butter) 1kg...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...