A recipe for good health

This article is adapted from a publication by the Zimbabwe Traditional and Organic Food Forum called Eat Well – Live Well – The Good...

Controlling diabetes with a traditional diet

Most people affected by diabetes are unaware that they even have the condition. According to the Zimbabwe Diabetic Association over ten percent of Zimbabweans...

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...

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...

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...

Making sprouts with traditional seeds

I have a terrible confession – I am a lazy cook. I rarely have the time, energy or motivation to make big, elaborate meals....

Charlie’s nyimo bean salad

Recipe courtesy of Charlie’s Kitchen Ingredients 2 large cucumbers, chopped 3 large red peppers, seeded and chopped 2 large green peppers, seeded and chopped 2...

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...

Stirfry cowpea sprouts with amaranth

Ingredients 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 clove garlic (peeled and finely chopped) 500g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 200g amaranth leaves (washed and torn into shreds) 3 spring onions...

Baobab drink

Recipe from Community Technology Development Trust  Ingredients 200g baobab powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder ½ cup hot water 2 tablespoons lemon juice Sugar to taste ...