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Chef on Duty will be attending the Amagugu Food Expo in Matobo, Zimbabwe. Who is this Zimbabwean food maestra?

Chef on Duty doing what she knows best. Food and Happiness... Known to many as Chefonduty, Mizpah came to cooking later in her career. She first worked as an Accountant at her family’s business immediately after completing her education. Chef on Duty is a food perfectionist She honed her culinary…

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Chef Du is coming to the Amagugu Food Festival. Who is this African chef?

Chef Du... Mbuyisi Manombe (Chef Du)’s culinary career began early on, inspired by his Mother's love and respect for good food quality and different cuisines.  After college training by a Japanese chef Terada at the School of Tourism and Hospitality at age 24, Chef Du sought opportunities to further develop…

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Processing tomatoes in African villages

TIME TO ENJOY FRESH TOMATO HARVEST. Let me use this medium to remind our women and ...... that the price of fresh tomato is very low in the Nigerian market. This means that tomato is in season. A full basket which went for 8 to 10K in the last few…

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Chef Kabui is coming to the Amagugu Food Festival, who is this food guru?

Njathi Kabui is an internationally celebrated organic chef, food strategist, urban farmer and food activist. Chef Kabui has a strong background in sustainability, culture and food. He has worked on many projects , and has spoken widely, appearing on many forums dealing with issues of food justice and sustainability. He…

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African Food Revolution attends the First African Food Conference on edible insects in Zimbabwe

ARTICLE BY SISA SIHWA EDITOR OF THE AFR Consumption of edible insects has been practiced largely since time immemorial in Africa and in many different parts of the world, although in recent centuries it has decreased vastly and it is now widely shunned and looked down upon by today’s generation…

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PROTEIN QUALITY OF COMMONLY CONSUMED EDIBLE INSECTS IN ZIMBABWE

Consumption of edible insects as alternative animal protein-source is a potential long-term solution to curb protein deficiency in resource-limited communities where diets lacking in protein are predominant. Entomophagy has been expressed in both developed and developing countries, and previous studies have proven that edible insects are high in protein. However,…

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Our Food, Our Heritage, Our Future

African foods have had little research and development since the industrialization of food industries. From indigenous fruits to indigenous animal species to insects, there has been very little research on indigenous food products. The bioactive compounds and the mechanization of indigenous food products still remain in its infancy. Only a…

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Amagugu Food Festival- Traditional African Food and Beverage Expo 2019

The Matobo region experienced a surge of foodies to taste locally produced African foods. The event was a 3 day event which had a conference on the 4th and 5th of April, with various dignitaries gracing the event. Some of the faces and food at the expo. Numerous presentations were…

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The Traditional African Food and Beverage Expo 2019

Amagugu International Heritage Centre (AIHC) in partnership with the National University of Science and Technology, Lupane State University and the African Food Revolution are hosting the 3rd edition of the Traditional Food and Beverages Expo. Running under the theme ‘MODERNISING INDIGENOUS AFRICAN FOOD AND BEVERAGES’, the expo will focus on…

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