The Boschvelds are back in town

Many decades ago, Mike Bosch, a cattle farmer from Gweru, came up with a novel way to deal with ticks. He developed a special...

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...

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...

Our magnificent indigenous fruits

As a child, I rarely spent weekends at home but rather in woodlands, by grazing pastures, playing games or swimming and gliding in Rusape...

Down to earth with Outlandish Kitchen

She has been called the ‘pied piper of picnics’ and she is certainly hard to pin down, but finally caught up with Jules Mercer...

Roundtable discusses traditional food survey

Last month, representatives from the health, education, agriculture and hospitality sectors met to discuss the results of a survey carried out in Harare on...

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...

Experts say traditional diet is better for you

FOR the past 7 years, Faresi Nyamadzawo, 68, of Harare has jabbed herself with a shot of insulin twice everyday, or more than 5,100...

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...