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

African Beef Stew With Potatoes And Carrots

Southern African classic, this beef stew with potatoes and carrots is a family favorite. It’s so rich and thick, the beef is PERFECTLY cooked (you could cut it with a spoon) and the potatoes and carrots still have a little bite to them but still tender. It’s freezing here in […]

Easy Wors Stew

This southern African sausage stew aka. wors stew made with a handful of simple ingredients in less than 30 minutes including prep time is bursting with flavors. Tastes great served with this no-yeast bread, pap, yellow rice or these incredible easy fat cakes. A few weeks ago I’ve shared with […]

Papaya Chutney

Sweet and savory, this not too sweet papaya chutney is absolutely delicious and super easy to make. Made with semi ripe papaya, brown sugar, fresh ginger, onions, salt and chili. Tastes great with almost anything from venison roast to chicken wings or as a spread on a slice of bread. […]

Omauni Sorbet (Monkey Orange Sorbet)

A delicious, refreshing and not too sweet monkey orange sorbet. Made without an ice cream maker, all you need are monkey oranges, sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon and water to make this exotic monkey orange sorbet recipe. I’ve recently brought monkey oranges from our Namibia vacation and made lots of desserts […]

Namibian Spice Blend (Kapana Spice Recipe)

Kapana spice is a spicy and flavorful Namibian spice blend, that’s mostly used in many Namibian dishes such as kapana – grilled meat that’s cut into strips. As a Namibian living abroad it’s not always easy finding ingredients from Namibia or Southern Africa in general at African shops, especially here […]

Wors Stew With Carrots And Potatoes

This classic southern African sausage stew well known as wors stew or wors potjie is absolutely delicious, hearty and so easy to make. Definitely a keeper! Wors stew aka. sausage stew is a popular southern African stew, that’s loved by many Namibians. It’s easy to follow, hearty and only takes […]

Milk Tart Recipe

This creamy, insanely delicious and not too sweet milk tart recipe with an intense vanilla and cinnamon flavor is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Makes a perfect anytime dessert! Milk tart also known as melktert is basically a cinnamon and […]

Grape Cheesecake

Loaded with fresh grapes, Mascarpone cheese, yogurt, sour cream, whipped cream and chocolate cookies, this no bake grape cheesecake recipe with chocolate cookie crumbs makes a beautiful, light and delicious dessert. I always get excited when I see something from home. A few weeks ago I bought grapes from Namibia […]

Namibian Dried Meat Strips Stew (Eedingu)

Dried meat strips also known as “ombelela yeedingu” in short ”Eedingu” in my vernacular (Oshikwanyama), is a Namibian delicacy. Eedingu is basically meat cut into strips and sun dried, with or without salt/vinegar. It is mainly made from beef, goat, or venison. I grew up in a village in the […]

South African Yellow Rice

South African classic, this yellow rice aka Geelrys with a sweet spicy taste is so good and easy to make! Made with white rice and raisins and spiced with cinnamon and turmeric. Tastes great with tomato sauce, chicken curry, bobotie or beef stew. This traditional South African yellow rice also […]