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Sesame Fried Pork & Penne Pasta

This dish is simple, easy to follow, and absolutely tasty. I have been enjoying using Tammy’s range of Sesame oils. It all started with this Sesame Oil Chicken, which everyone enjoyed. Sesame oil is a great alternative oil to use, especially if you have allergies to the regular soy bean […]

ZimboKitchen Mushroom Bolognese

Delectable Mushroom Bolognese

#ZimboKitchenWithMrSauce The trend in recent times for the cause of health, preference or otherwise has been going vegetarian or vegan for some. You may already be in tune with the ‘Meatless Mondays’ trend. Here individuals or families pick a day of the week (in this case Monday) to have a […]


Tali’s Tasty Garlic-flavoured Spaghetti & Mince

This meal here was made and presented by my 10 year old daughter. She’s still learning but it was absolutely delicious, the whole family enjoyed it. We’ll dive right into what she did…   Do this Get your ingredients together. Prepare the spaghetti according to the instructions on the packet. […]


How to prepare Penne Pasta

Cooking pasta is pretty much the same, well, more or less. It’s important not to overcook it as it may become mashy and sticks together which will not really be pleasant. You want to have your pasta firm but cooked. Here’s a general way of preparing your plain penne pasta. […]


Delicious, Easy Creamy Chicken Pasta

This one right here can be a “treat yourself” meal if you’re watching the calories you’re taking in. It’s one of my family’s favourite meals, especially the children!! It’s absolutely delicious and dead easy to make. Nothing complicated about it at all. You may also check out pasta recipes with […]


Pilchards and Star Macaroni Bake

This is a really filling a super easy meal to prepare. You know you’ll have a winner with the kids when you’re preparing pasta, match it with cheese and you’ll be sure to have plates wiped clean. You can prepare this mid-week when you don’t have much time or even […]

Zimbokitchen_Beef and Kidney Stir-fry

Delish Steak and Kidney Stir-fry

Steak and kidney pie, no, stir-fry! Just about everyone is used to seeing pie at the end of the combination of steak and kidney. Well, we just changed things a little here and made a stir-fry instead and served it with par-boiled rice and white sauce and my oh my.. […]


How to make Beef Lasagne

Flavours bursting in the mouth, check! Taste buds tickled, check! Total enjoyment of meal, check! My family and I absolutely enjoyed this dish. Everyone went for seconds with my kids even wanting a third helping! There’s no complication really when it comes to preparing lasagne. It’s all in the layering […]


Creamy Bacon and Broccoli Pasta Bake

Looking for something different to do with your pasta? Then you have to try this. It’s fairly easy to do and very rewarding in terms of taste 🙂 My family and I thoroughly enjoyed this. If you’re not a fan of bacon you can use chicken breast instead. You can […]


Tasty Mac n’ Cheese (Vegetarian)

Mac n’ cheese short for Macaroni and cheese is a dish that has also become part of our Zimbabwean cuisine. I put vegetarian in brackets because it can also be included in the meal plan of vegetarians who do eat cheese, milk and fresh cream which things this dish contains.  […]

How to make Macaroni

How to make Macaroni

Macaroni is much like cooking spaghetti. Most packets come with instructions on how to make them as manufacturers differ. However, here is a general way of preparing them. Quick Instructions Put boiling water in a pot. Add salt (1 tsp) and oil (2 tbsp), close pot and brings this water […]