When I’m introduced to a new indigenous ingredient, I experience a similar reaction to that of a prospector unearthing a new mineral deposit. My eyes alight. I examine and prod and my fingertips tingle.
Mint and cucumber is a combination that, I recently found out, is as effective in the spa as it is in the kitchen.
“What’s in a name? That which we call a [lima bean] by any other name would [taste] as sweet.
“As soon as you start the process of drying Nsumo fruit,” Adelina Banda tells me on our drive back from Dambwa market in Livingstone on Wednesday, “it rains.
The Latin meaning for the word focus, the point at which all things come together, is fireplace.
It was my mother who first made me aware of dulce de leche.