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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cowpea pancakes

Ingredients 225g cowpeas, cleaned and washed 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 2cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon cumin...

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...