Food

Fresh Lemon balm and ginger iced tea

An easy lemon balm and ginger iced tea made with fresh lemon balm and ginger root and sweetened with honey. A perfect summer refreshment.  A few years ago my husband Jo discovered his love for gardening. I have to admit that he is very good at it. My daughter and […]

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 […]

Scharfe namibische Tomatensoße

In Namibia, genauso wie in Franken, lieben wir Sößchen zu allem was wir essen. Das in Streifen geschnittene und auf dem offenen Feuer gegrillte Fleisch (Kapana) oder Fat cakes zum Beispiel werden vorm Verzehr in eine Soße gedippt. Eine dieser Soßenarten ist Tomatensoße. Diese ist oft sehr scharf, denn wir […]

Best strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe

I have never eaten such a delicious rhubarb cake before. Most of the rhubarb cakes were either too sour or too sweet for my taste. But this with strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe is in my opinion the best. Even my husband who is not a fan of rhubarb and always […]

Asparagus And Ham Quiche

Asparagus season has just started, a good reason for me to share one my favorite asparagus recipes with you: asparagus and ham quiche made with homemade pastry. This asparagus and ham quiche recipe is very simple, easy to follow and tastes heavenly! It’s perfect for brunch, picnic, potluck or family […]

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. […]

Namibisches Spinat Ragout (Ombidi)

Spinat Ragout, auch bekannt als Ombidi, Ombuga usw. (es hängt davon ab, von welchem Stamm man kommt), ist eines der bekanntesten Gerichte im Norden Namibias. Meine Oma und meine Mutter bereiteten es mehrmals wöchentlich zu, als ich Kind war (nicht nur mit frischem, sondern auch mit getrocknetem Spinat). Dieses Ragout […]

German fried twisted pastries (Geschnittene Hasen) (VIDEO)

Fried twisted pastries or pastry cookies also known as Geschnittene Hasen, Gschnidna Hosn, Schneebälle, Storchennester, Schmalzringe, Kameruner or Dörre Küchla (so many different names!) is one of the specialities from Franconian region, Bavaria. Just like German doughnuts (Ausgezogene Krapfen), twisted pastries are normally made for very special occasions such as […]

3 – Ingredient Wild Garlic Feta Dip

Last week I foraged more than 2 kg (about 4 ½ pounds) wild garlic from our local park. So everything I made the last 7 days had wild garlic in it. I made chicken curry, cordon bleu (stuffed pork), wild garlic butter, tart flambee, stuffed chicken breasts, pesto and this […]

Best wild garlic pesto recipe

Wild garlic season just started. A good reason to make wild garlic featured dishes like wild garlic stuffed chicken breasts and this wild garlic pesto. This is in my opinion the best wild garlic pesto ever! My husband and parents in-law rave about it, every time I make it. It’s […]