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Jamie Oliver triumphs at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge; true wilderness on the edge of serenity, Christmas 2018

Jamie Oliver triumphs at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge!! We wait on the edge of true wilderness, Gonarezhou, for life giving rains that will fill our Save River, as in this photo from last year.. Meanwhile, we wish we had had … Continue reading

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Cleome by any other name would taste as sweet…..good ‘slow’ food at Chilo Gorge!

Beautiful Cleome Gynandra is growing fast in our Gonarezhou area with the recent rain. Thomas Mutombeni, head guide at Chilo Gorge, says: “it is a food plant, the leaves of which the Shangaans cook and eat like spinach. Shangaans call it … Continue reading

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Black-Eyed Peas With Ham Hock and Collards Recipe -Southern United States New Year tradition

To balance the Scottish Tradition of Atholl Brose that I am honouring in the previous blog,  here is a tasty New Year tradition in the United States- Black-Eyed Peas- a ‘Good Luck” tradition, and one I can fully vouch for, having spent a … Continue reading

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After the Tusk Trust Talk, Cullen Skink with Mussels

Yum, immersed deep in the Scottish countryside, I make one of my favorite dishes…Cullen Skink….but I digress…     More than 500 guests listen to Clive, at the American Express Conservation Lecture 2013, a stunning event hosted by the Royal Geographic society… … Continue reading

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