A madumbi is an indigenous starchy vegetable. The name is the same in both Zulu and Ndebele, suggesting it was commonly found all along the eastern regions of South Africa.
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Scrub 4 madumbis (available from Woolworths) under running water. Bring water to the boil, add madumbis and cook for 10 – 15 minutes, then drain.
Slice and season with salt, pepper and 2 T olive oil. Then toss in150g salted butter and 25g Parmesan cheese and sprinkle with chopped parsley. Serve with hot stews and curries.

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