How to Cook Dry Mintesa (Mormyrids fish)

Dry Mintesa

  Mintesa or Imintesa (Bemba language) are a  type of fish common in Zambia. They are a type of Mormyrids fish and are very tasty both fresh and dry. In chinyanja language, they are called Tunyansi. In this recipe, we are going to learn how to cook dry mintesa with some gravy. How to cook … Read more

How to Cook Caterpillars-Mopane worms

How to cook caterpillars

Caterpillars are a tasty African delicacy. They can be eaten as a snack or served with Nshima (pap) as relish. Here is a recipe on how to cook caterpillars. How to Cook Caterpillars Ingredients 1 cup of caterpillars (Mopane worms) 1 medium sized tomato (diced) 1 medium sized onion (chopped) Half a green pepper (chopped) … Read more

How to Cook Nshima- Zambian Staple food

nshima food

Nshima is the staple food in Zambia. It is made from mealie meal that is maize (corn) that has been processed into powder. It is prepared by mixing only 2 ingredients, the mealie meal and water and boiled and stirred until it thickens. Today, we are going to learn how to cook Nshima food the … Read more

How to cook Chimpapila with Groundnuts

How to cook chimpapila

Beans leaves commonly known as Chimpapila in Zambian local language (Bemba) is a very delicious and nutritious vegetable. It has a slightly tougher consistency than most Zambian vegetables and it tastes a bit tangy. Today, we are going to learn how to cook Chimpapila with groundnuts. A little soda is added to the mix to … Read more

Doughnuts Recipe -Simple, Quick and Tasty

Doughnuts recipe

Here is a Simple Doughnuts recipe that you for your tea and snack time. These are easy homemade fried doughnuts. Doughnuts Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups milk 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast 2 eggs 8 tbs (113g) butter. Melted and cooled 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1tsp salt 4 1/4 cups all purpose flour Oil … Read more

Delicious Ox-Kidney Stew Recipe

ox-kidney stew

Here is a simple Delicious Ox-Kidney Stew Recipe. It can be enjoyed with any starch such as nshima, rice, pasta and potatoes. According to, “Kidneys deteriorate faster than any other type of offal. They are best bought whole from a good butcher, and eaten the same day you’ve bought them. Don’t keep them longer … Read more

How to Cook Soya Mince-Vegan Recipe

Here is a simple recipe on how to cook Soya Mince. It can be enjoyed with any starch such as nshima, rice, pasta and potatoes. Ii is very tasty and great as a meat substitute. How to cook Soya Mince You will need; Ingredients 1 pack of Soya mince (of any brand) Note: Soya Mince … Read more

Ox-Heart Stew Recipe-Zambian Food

ox-heart stew

  Here is a simple Ox-Heart Stew Recipe. Ox-Heart is very tasty and delicious. It is can be enjoyed with any starch such as nshima, rice, pasta and potatoes. It is also easy to prepare.  Ox-Heart Stew Recipe You will need;   Ingredients 1/2kg Ox-Heart 1 onion chopped Cooking oil 2 tbsp tomato paste or … Read more

How to make Munkoyo,Thobwa and Chibwantu

How to make munkoyo thobwa and chibwantu

Munkoyo is a non-alcoholic beverage in Zambia. It is found among many tribes in Zambia.  Different tribes enjoy different types of traditional beverages like Thobwa and Chibwantu. It is a refreshing beverage that can be enjoyed especially in the hot season as a cold drink. Recipes of how to make Munkoyo, Thobwa and Chibwantu all … Read more

How to Cook Village Chicken-Zambian Food

How to cook village chicken

Village Chicken is a term used to describe chickens that are not reared by giving them feed. They are basically free range chickens. They are much harder in texture than broiler chickens but are very tasty. They are raised organically and free of chemicals from chicken feed. It is preferred by most Zambians because it … Read more