Dips & Sauces

German Meat Salad (Fleischsalat)

This make-ahead German meat salad, though it’s more of a spread, than salad, is so simple to make, delicious and a real crowd-pleaser. Made with a handful of ingredients (Lyoner sausage aka. German bologna, pickled cucumbers, mayonnaise and yellow mustard) in no time. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or as […]

Sudanese Eggplant Salad (VEGAN)

A Sudanese classic, this eggplant salad with peanut butter also known as Aswad salata is vegan, delicious and easy to follow. Made with pan – fried eggplant, tomatoes, lime juice, peanut butter, bell pepper, onion, garlic and cumin and finished off with cilantro. The easy to follow and delicious eggplant […]

Red Pepper And Feta Dip

This red pepper and feta dip with a great hint of fresh herbs, cumin and garlic and just enough heat from the cayenne pepper is creamy, so good, easy and quick to throw together. Makes a perfect appetizer to entertain the guests. Creamy feta dip with fresh herbs and pepper […]

Lemon Balm Pesto

Lemon balm pesto is a refreshing, delicious and easy to make pesto with a great fresh lemony flavor. Serve it with pasta, bread, grilled meat or use it to refine stews. The list is endless! Lemon balm and basil are growing explosively in the garden around this time of the […]

4 – Ingredient Tomato And Olive Dip

This tomato and olive dip is delicious, easy super and quick to make! Made with oil packed tomatoes, black olives, olive oil and garlic. Makes a great crowd pleaser! My mum in law recently celebrated her 60th birthday. So before we went out for dinner, we had some drinks and […]

Easy Homemade Vegetable Stock

There is nothing better than homemade vegetable stock. It’s easy, budget – friendly, healthy and free from artificial flavors. You know exactly what is in your vegetable stock. The bonus is that you can use it to make tons of dishes from soups, casseroles to stews. I’ve realized that most […]

Best Vanilla Sauce Recipe

This German vanilla sauce with an intense vanilla flavor is in my opinion the best! It’s creamy, tastes amazing (way better than store bought ) and so simple to make. Perfect for serving with desserts! This German vanilla sauce made with vanilla seeds from vanilla bean will take your dessert […]

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 […]

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 […]