We recently wrote an article on Sadza for a Zimbabwean organiztion. Thought we would share it with you. http://herzimbabwe.co.zw/index.php/herbody/item/50-sadza-is-not-fattening-excess-calories-are
I spent some time with my friend Zoey’s children teaching them how to make some of the dishes that I grew up cooking ( chicken stew with greens and sadza). Watch how much fun we had catch Zoey on http://www.keepingupwiththeimmigrants.com.
A quick note to reader: There are various names for this staple and to minimize the tediousness of calling it Sadza/Ugali/Pap/Isitshwala/Nshima, I am simply going to call it “Sadza.” Ever wonder how much nutrition is really in that serving of Sadza? At a recent gathering, we measured the portion of Sadza that people consumed and noted […]
Note to Reader: Sadza is also known as ugali, nshima, pap, isithwala. This posting however refers to it as “Sadza.” The general belief is that diabetics should not have any starchy foods as they cause blood sugars to increase. This however is a myth and is not necessarily the truth. One of the most effective methods for controlling […]
You call it ugali, nshima, pap…I call it Sadza! So, if Sadza is a carb…then it must be fattening, right? Well, not so fast. Carbohydrates have been the unfortunate villain of a weight loss industry that has labeled them as being the “bad” food. But in case you have not received the memo, let me share the news with […]
Sadza/Ugali/ Nshima: If I had to serve one food item that would represent most countries in Africa, I am pretty sure this starchy staple would be in my serving dish. Usually prepared by mixing water and a starch to a thick porridge consistency, this dish is refered to by various names throughout the continent. Common names include Sadza, Ugali, Posho, […]