The Utsanzi Story

In Zimbabwe, more and more enterprises are responding to consumers’ growing interest in wholesome food and products that celebrate the essence of Africa’s unique...

Roadrunner omelette with nyemba sprouts

Ingredients 3 medium roadrunner (free-range chicken) or guinea fowl eggs 2 shallots finely chopped 100g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 100g amaranthus leaves Salt and pepper Method In a 20cm diameter...

Binga’s rubies make farmers smile

Mr. Mudenga is a farmer in Binga District, whose life has been changed by what he calls the 'Rubies of Binga'. Binga is one...

A recipe for good health

This article is adapted from a publication by the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum called Eat Well – Live Well – The Good...

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...

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...

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....

“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...