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...

Marula nut logs

Marula Nut Logs Recipe courtesy of Charlie’s Kitchen Ingredients 3 cups marula nuts 1 ½ cups marula nut butter (recipe follows) ¾ can (385g) of sweetened...

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...

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...

Chimodo bread with sweet potato or cassava flour

This traditional bread is usually baked on hot coals in a cast iron frying pan with a lid. Ingredients 1 cup sweet potato or cassava flour, ...

Underutilized crops championed at local University

Horticulture researchers at the Crop Science Department, University of Zimbabwe are creating a buzz about traditional tuber crops. After tasting some of the products...

Creamy carrot cake with marula and mongongo nuts

Ingredients For the cake: 200g light or dark brown sugar 180ml vegetable oil 120g Greek yoghurt 3 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 250g flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon ¼...

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 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...

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...