Chikafu

Mapudzi / Squashes

Usually boiled to be eaten with sips of tea or maheu. How to prepare mapudzi Wash the outside of the budzi or mapudzi (squash(es)) Cut them into your prefered sizes. My mother prefers the ones shown below Boil in salted…
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Muboora

A pumpkin leaves vegetable. Can be cooked with vegetable oil or peanut butter. Many people prefesr this vegetable flavoured by the pumpkin flowers.   How to prepare Before cutting the vegetable you need to peel off the outer layer on…
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Manhanga / Pumpkins

Well I don’t think I can classify pumpkin as fruit or as vegetables, all I know is that its good food when boiled and we mainly eat boiled pumpkins for breakfast. Some now opt to cut it into very small…
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Bota (Porridge)

Thick breakfast cereal prepared by mealie meal. Most people prefer the porridge  flavoured with peanut butter (dovi), baobab powder(mawuyu), sour maheu (maheu akavira), butter, lemon, huchi (honey), mukaka(milk).   Preparation Instructions Add 2 cups of water (Optional) Add a dash…
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