Food Plants of Zimbabwe – with old and new ways of...

Food Plants of Zimbabwe - with old and new ways of preparation M.H. Tredgold, Mambo Press, Harare, 1986 Of all of the reference books on my...

Welcome to Naturally Zimbabwean magazine

Welcome to the first edition of Naturally Zimbabwean, an online magazine for Zimbabweans and everyone else with a passion for our natural foods, natural...

Marula makes a difference

In semi-arid Chivi and Mwenezi districts of Zimbabwe livelihoods are precarious. Most families depend on production of maize, sorghum and millet as well as...

African ingredients/ Asian food

Many ingredients are shared by both African and Asian cuisine. Two examples are finger millet and cowpeas. Try the recipes below for a healthy,...

Zimbabwe promotes cereals and tubers at Expo Milan 2015

This year Zimbabwe is participating in the international food expo currently being held in Milan, Italy, which runs until October. Zimbabwe’s 125m2 stand is...

The transformative potential of finger millet

This article draws heavily on a paper by the African Research Institute: “Grain Revolution: finger millet and livelihood transformation in rural Zimbabwe”.  http://www.africaresearchinstitute.org/ “I want...

Announcing the 2015 Food Festival

What will it take for Zimbabwean farmers to produce and for consumers to consume more traditional, adapted, local, nutritious foods? That is the theme of...

Zimbabwean teas feature at Africa’s Big 7 tradeshow

Speciality Foods of Africa (SFA) will for the first time attend one of the biggest tradeshows in Africa, Africa’s Big 7 to be held...

Zimbabwe’s growing Traditional and Organic Food Movement

Since the 1980’s there has been a steady evolution of organisations and groups in Zimbabwe which have become linked, through environmental and health concerns,...

Zumbani, to the rescue

The way to my primary school consisted of three routes. One route passed through the local shopping areas with supermarkets and fruit and vegetable...

Healthy diets for children and teenagers

Everyone knows, when it comes to eating, that there is no choice, we must eat! However, we can choose what type of food we...

African rice makes a come-back

From enjoying the status of a widely cultivated staple food to becoming a marginalized peasant crop, African rice is now undergoing a revival in...