Month: September 2019

Namibian stiff porridge (Oshifima)

Namibian stiff porridge (Oshifima): Namibian staple dish for more than two-thirds of the Namibian’s population of about 2,5 million made from mahangu flour (pearl millet flour), maize meal or a mixture of both and water. Tastes great served with Oshikandela (soured milk), grilled meat, vegetables- or meat stews such as […]

Oshifima (Namibischer Hirsebrei)

Als im Norden Namibias aufgewachsenes Dorfmädchen aus dem Volksstamm der Owambo wurde mein Leben von Oshifima geprägt. Oshifima wird aus Hirsemehl, Maismehl oder einer Mischung aus beiden hergestellt. Hirsebrei bzw. Maisbrei, auch bekannt als Porridge oder Pap, ist ein Grundnahrungsmittel für mehr als zwei drittel der namibischen Bevölkerung von 2,5 […]

Chicken in Tomato Sauce

A simple, flavorful and budget – friendly chicken in tomato sauce recipe, that the entire family will love. It tastes great with pasta, rice, potatoes or just with homemade bread. My picky daughter is a huge fan of chicken in tomato sauce. When she smells it cooking, she always says: […]

German plum dumplings (Zwetschgenknödel)

A classic German plum dumpling autumn recipe made with yeasted dough. The dumplings are stuffed with Italian plums and cinnamon sugar and coated with buttered breadcrumbs. Tastes great with plum compote and blob of sour cream – yogurt mixture. The dumplings are great for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea or dessert. […]

German plum cake (Zwetschgenkuchen) with yeast base

Light, fluffy, moist and not too sweet authentic German plum sheet cake (Zwetschgenkuchen/ pflaumenkuchen) made with yeasted dough filled with fresh plums and topped with crumbles. Tastes over the top dusted with icing sugar and with whipped cream. Perfect for breakfast, brunch, afternoon tea or dessert. Some months ago I […]