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No Bake Baobab Cheesecake

A perfect cake for celebrating a hot Zimbabwean Christmas. For the base: 11 ginger biscuits, 85g butter and 2 tablespoons brown sugar. For the filling: 1 cup condensed milk, 300g cream cheese,

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Cowpea Chili Con Carne

An old favourite with a tradtional legume. Note to reduce the cooking time of cowpeas, soak overnight before cooking or cook in the pressure cooker. Ingredients – serves 4 1

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Nyimo Bean Hummus

Ingredients  – serves 4 as a starter 250 g cooked nyimo beans 1 teaspoon tahini paste 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 garlic clove 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon paprika

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Cowpea Pancakes

Ingredients 225g cowpeas, cleaned and washed 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 2cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon cumin

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Rosella 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 quantity of syrup can be added

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Rosella Jam

Ingredients 250g fresh Rosella calyces, washed ½ cup water ¾ cup sugar Method Place the rosella calyces in a stainless steel saucepan and bring to the boil over medium heat.

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Nyimo Bean Shakshuka

By Peta Searl Ingredients• One onion, chopped• One red pepper, chopped• One tin of tomatoes• One tin of nyimo beans or 250gms dried nyimos, soaked and boiled• 4 eggs• Seasoning

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Nyimo Bean & Pumpkin Curry

Thanks to Real Foods for this recipe. Ingredients Pumpkin 1/2 head of Broccoli 2 Tomatoes 1 Red Onion 1 bulb Garlic 1 piece Ginger 1 tub Homemade Red Curry Paste

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Kapenta Fritters

Thanks to Constance Gumpo for this recipe Makes about 22 fritters Ingredients 225g kapenta (fresh is better, but dried also works) 1 egg 60 ml milk 60g plain flour 1/4

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Marula Nut Shortbread

From Sekayi Munemo Ingredients (for 40+ biscuits) 250g butter(cup) 125g sugar 15ml vanilla essence 15ml almond essence 370g flour (plain or combine with wholegrain oatmeal flour) Pinch of salt 200g roasted

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