Amaranth grain milee

Ingredients 8 medium potatoes 5 carrots 225g peas 1.5kg cowpeas 4 tomatoes 1 green pepper 100g amaranth grain 1 teaspoon salt 1 serving spoon...

Food and seed festival time again!

The hot, dry month of October is fast becoming associated with one of Harare’s most exciting annual events – the traditional and organic seed...

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....

Stuffed sweet potatoes

Recipe courtesy of Chef Kuchi   Ingredients 3 sweet potatoes 1 ½ dried wild mushrooms 1-3 chilies, chopped and seeded 1 bunch pumpkin leaves, cleaned 1...

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...

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...

Amaranth leaf crustless tart

Thanks to Debbie Fourie for this recipe sent in by Ruvimbo Chidora   Ingredients 250g bacon chopped 1 onion 150g mushrooms 15ml butter 1tsp mixed herbs ...

Interview with African nutritionist and blogger: Cordialis Kasago

Tell us about yourself – your background, where you’re from and how you came to be who you are today in relation to promoting...

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...

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...