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“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...

Nyimo bean salad with watermelon

Thank you Lia Brazier, for this delicious recipe... Ingredients 500g nyimo beans, (bambara nuts, roundnuts) boiled until soft 250g water melon, sliced with seeds removed 1 large cucumber,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Controlling diabetes with a traditional diet

Most people affected by diabetes are unaware that they even have the condition. According to the Zimbabwe Diabetic Association over ten percent of Zimbabweans...

Zimbabwe food activism tackles GMOs

With over 300 members on its mailing list and more than 200 followers on Facebook, Food Matters Zimbabwe was set up with the goal...

Welcome to Naturally Zimbabwean magazine

Welcome to the first edition of Naturally Zimbabwean, an online magazine for Zimbabweans and everyone else with a passion for our natural foods, natural...