Connecting nature and traditional culture

Connecting nature and traditional culture Teresa Mungazi is an inspiring Zimbabwean who has dedicated her life to environmental issues. She holds an Honours Degree in...

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 ...

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...

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, ...

“Granny inspired me,” says African rice farmer

Ruramiso Mashumba, is a young farmer who means business. She has combined her formal academic training with traditional wisdom from her grandmother to establish...

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...

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...

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...

Roadrunner omelette with nyemba sprouts

Ingredients 3 medium roadrunner (free-range chicken) or guinea fowl eggs 2 shallots finely chopped 100g cowpea sprouts (see sprouting method) 100g amaranthus leaves Salt and pepper Method In a 20cm diameter...

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...