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How to make your own Pizza base sauce

In the quest to make a hearty delicious pizza, I decided to try and make my own base sauce instead of using tomato puree which can sometimes be a bit too sharp in taste. I should say, I was more than well pleased with the results of this base sauce. […]


Cola marinated beef (served with cola sauce)

I was flipping the channels, looking for something to watch when I got to one of my favorite t.v shows; Chopped! For those who are not familiar with it, it’s a cooking show where contestants are given mystery ingredients with which they need to prepare a meal at a set […]

Lime salad dressing

How to make Lime salad dressing

This is a very simple salad dressing and it’s not as high in fat and cholesterol like many other salad dressings. It gives a lovely flavour to your salad, you’ll go for seconds! You can store this dressing in a bottle in your refrigerator for not more than 5 days. […]

Strawberry sauce

How to make Strawberry sauce

This sauce is really for those who are like me- have a sweet tooth. I love me some sweet treats 🙂 It’s a pretty quick and easy recipe. All you need are the strawberries, sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest. You can have this with ice-cream, some cake, on pancakes, […]

Lime and mayo marinade

Lime and Mayo marinade (for poultry)

As I was doing this marinade I was filled with lots of uncertainty as I wasn’t sure if it was all going to come together.  After mixing everything giving it a little taste and adding a couple more ingredients, it came out quite well. You can use this for chicken, […]

Grilled Pork chops with BBQ sauce

Grilled Pork chops with BBQ sauce

A large number of Zimbabweans love pork chops especially when it is braai-ed. Am sure there are many of us who have fond memories of doing this sort of thing kwaMereki. However, if you don’t want to braai your pork chops this is another quick and easy way of preparing […]

BBQ sauce

How to make barbecue (BBQ) sauce

This was a request from one of my readers for Barbecue sauce. It works well as a basting sauce or as an accompaniment.  But warning: it’s got a  LITTLE “chilli” kick to it, so if you’re not a fan of chilli or maybe if you’re going to have kids eating, […]

Sweet and sour pork

Sweet and sour pork with peppers

Sweet and sour pork is one of those Chinese dishes that many of us Zimbabweans quickly got accustomed to.  In fact, when my husband and I were still dating, this was one of the dishes we’d order when we went to a Chinese take out. It’s quite easy to prepare […]

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How to make sweet and sour sauce

This is mostly an Asian accompaniment which is normally used for dishes such as sweet and sour chicken, sweet and sour pork and a few more. It can also be used as dip were you can have it with finger foods such as Samosas, chicken nuggets or even spring rolls. […]

ZimboKitchen cheese sauce

How to make Cheese sauce

Anyone who loves cheese will definitely enjoy this cheese sauce. It’s more or less the same as preparing white sauce which I personally love. You can use this cheese sauce for just about anything you wish – on your pasta dishes to even some of the meat dishes such as […]

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Muriwo weRape in white sauce

Muriwo we rape has to be one of my favorite leafy green vegetables from childhood. In fact, when you’re a child you’re quite fussy and picky over what you want to eat and some foods have to get an acquired taste. I remember peas,  spinach and oh, these dumplings that […]


How to make white sauce in 10 minutes

This is one sauce I love making, especially on those lazy days where I don’t feel like chopping tomatoes and onions for that traditional onion and tomato gravy! It’s quick, easy to follow and delicious too. So maybe it’ll also become your fav sauce/soup when that lazy mood hits you […]