1. 19/06/1992 Solar heating of cowpeas for at least 45 minutes will kill weevils without affecting cooking or germination percentages.
  2. 19/06/1992 Recipe for making catsup (ketchup) from squash.
  3. 19/06/1992 A method for using the fruit ("apple") to which the cashew nut is attached.
  4. 19/02/1998 Successful onion storage is the outcome of a process which begins at the crop planning stage and which continues through cultivation, harvesting and post-harvest handling right through to sale of onions to the consumer.
  5. 19/03/1999 In the last issue Brian Hilton shared his experience with cashew trees in Mozambique. For this issue we asked Brian to expand on some of the issues raised there. Then we follow with a letter that Ian Wallace in Guinea-Bissau wrote us seven years ago about some of the problems with the cashew work...
  6. 20/06/2000 Instructions for making onion powder. This processing would be for long-term storage and for the economic advantage of selling the processed onions at a greater price when fresh onions are no longer available.
  7. 20/01/2004 The Malian Peanut/Groundnut Sheller is a simple machine, requiring less than $10 US of materials.
  8. 01/10/2005 Several years ago, Mohammed Bah Abba designed an earthenware cooling system (the “pot-in-pot” method) to preserve foods in countries with hot, dry climates. In Northern Nigeria (where Abba is from), no electricity is available and propane refrigeration is prohibitively expensive.
  9. 20/10/2008 Description of a village-level technology solar dryer for Moringa leaves.
  10. 20/01/2009 Porridges are made by boiling traditional starchy foods such as cornmeal, rice, oatmeal, potato, or ground sorghum in water. However, it can be difficult for infants to swallow. Enzymes in malted barley flour (germinated barley seeds that have been carefully dried and ground into a powder) can...