Roundtable discusses traditional food survey

Last month, representatives from the health, education, agriculture and hospitality sectors met to discuss the results of a survey carried out in Harare on...

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...

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...

Usavi (soup) powder mixes

Instead of buying gravy mixes, soup powders or stock cubes, which probably contain all kinds of unhealthy additives, you can easily make your own...

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, ...

Dried food delights

On a recent trip to East Africa, whilst enjoying the diverse traditional foods, I was stuck by the fact that food drying is not...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rosella syrup cordial

This syrup will keep for months if refrigerated. It is delicious over pancakes, fresh fruit, custard, ice cream. To make cordial, a very small...