Namibia

Typical Namibian dishes from Fat cakes, Ombidi, Oshingali, Potjiekos to Malva pudding.

Malva Pudding Recipe Without Cream

This extremely rich, very delicious and not too sweet malva pudding with a wonderful creamy texture is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Malva pudding is one of the popular desserts in Namibia. You’ll find it on almost every restaurant/ lodge […]

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 […]

Namibian – style tomato sauce

Last year after I’ve posted fat cakes and chicken wings recipes, lots of people have been asking on how I made the tomato sauce that I used as a dip. I send the recipe to couple people and shared it in few groups on Facebook. This week I shared the […]

Namibian spinach stew (Ombidi) recipe

Spinach stew known as Ombidi, Omboga and many more other names, depending on where you are in Namibia, is one of the popular dishes in the northern part of the country. Ombidi is made with wild spinach, which grows naturally in the fields, during rainy seasons, from November to March. […]

Namibian Fat Cakes (fried dough) Recipe

Fat cakes also known as Vetkoek (in Afrikaans) or Oukuki ( in my mother tongue Oshiwambo) are sweet, fluffy and moist deep fried dough balls. Fat cakes are so loved in Namibia, especially in the northern part of the country. They also happen to be my favorite childhood snack. The […]

Buttermilk Chicken Wings

This double coated fried chicken wings with buttermilk recipe is absolutely amazing! The wings are crispy on the outside and moist and tender on the inside. Perfect for any celebration! I love love homemade crispy chicken wings!! Crispy chicken wings, fat cakes (fried dough) and deep fried fish are my […]

Namibian beef stew recipe

Hello guys, today I would like to share with you one of the dishes that I grew up eating, beef stew. Beef stew is one of the typical Namibian dishes, normally prepared in a large cast-iron three-legged pot over an open wood fire. Making beef stew over the open fire […]