Zimbabwe promotes cereals and tubers at Expo Milan 2015

This year Zimbabwe is participating in the international food expo currently being held in Milan, Italy, which runs until October. Zimbabwe’s 125m2 stand is...

Local herbal teas are better than rooibos!

Earlier this month The Herald newspaper reported that scientists at the University of Zimbabwe have announced that Zimbabwean herbal teas contain more health-giving anti-oxidants...

Crocodile burgers steal the show at Expo Milan 2015

Expo Milan 2015 is an annual Global Exhibition that runs for six months (from May to October 2015) providing a platform for the exchange...

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...

Stir-fried rosella leaves

Ingredients 4 bunches of Rosella leaves 2 onions peeled and sliced 2 tbsp oil 1 tbsp water or as needed 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp chilli powder ½ tsp turmeric powder 1...

Zimbabwe’s growing Traditional and Organic Food Movement

Since the 1980’s there has been a steady evolution of organisations and groups in Zimbabwe which have become linked, through environmental and health concerns,...

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...

Announcing the 2015 Food Festival

What will it take for Zimbabwean farmers to produce and for consumers to consume more traditional, adapted, local, nutritious foods? That is the theme of...

Sarah Graham tells us about her food safari

Naturally Zimbabwean interviewed Sarah Graham, a celebrated Zimbabwean cook, food writer and TV show host who is based in South-Africa. Sarah’s food philosophy is built...

“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...