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...

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...

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...

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...

Nyimo bean salad with watermelon

Thank you Lia Brazier, for this delicious recipe... Ingredients 500g nyimo beans, (bambara nuts, roundnuts) boiled until soft 250g water melon, sliced with seeds removed 1 large cucumber,...

Elizabeth Mpofu, Africa’s Pulse Ambassador

2016 was the International Year of Pulses (IYP), a year proclaimed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to focus...

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...

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...

Amaranth grain salad

Recipe from Cluster Agriculture Development Services Ingredients 100g whole amaranth grain ½ cup tangy mayonnaise ½ cabbage head, shredded 3 medium carrots, peeled and grated ...

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...