Two ways with wholegrain sorghum

Thanks to Orsha Foods for this recipe! Cooking sorghum as a whole grain makes a delicious, nutritious substitute for rice. This recipe gives you two...

A Tribute to Zimbabwe’s Legumes

“Legumes nourish people and the land as well as enhancing self-reliance and the economy. They enrich and protect the soil from erosion and can...

No-bake baobab and ginger cheesecake

A perfect cake for celebrating a hot Zimbabwean Christmas. For the base: 11 ginger biscuits, 85g butter and 2 tablespoons brown sugar. For the filling: 1...

Announcing our recipe competition winners

It was a really difficult decision. The entries for our recipe competition were all so excellent that it was almost impossible to rank them....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Naturally Zimbabwean recipe competition

In order to tap into the inspirational talents of all you great cooks out there, we have decided to hold a competition for the...