Main Dish Recipes

A collection of my family’s favorite main dish recipes. From busy day dinner recipes to special occasion recipes.

German green bean soup with beef and potatoes

A German classic, this green bean soup with beef is hearty, delicious and easy to make! Green bean soup or Grüne Bohnensuppe is a typical German dish. My mum in law, Beate makes it tons of times around this time of the year, with green beans from her Garden. The […]

BEST pizza dough recipe

A no fail, easy to follow and very flavorful double-rise pizza dough recipe, that will get you rave reviews, even from your Italian friends. A great homemade pizza recipe for beginners! My daughter is a huge fan of pizza! Sometimes when I ask her what she would like to eat, […]

Beetroot salad with feta and roasted walnuts

I never knew I loved beetroots until I tried this hearty, healthy and flavorful beetroot salad with feta and walnuts recipe. As a teenager I stayed at the boarding school for 5 years. During this time, we ate beetroots at least 2 times a week. After I had completed grade […]

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. […]

Cheesy baked pasta with zucchini and mushrooms

Cheesy baked pasta with mushrooms and zucchini in a creamy tomato sauce, anyone? I love making pasta dishes, especially when I don’t have time and energy to cook. Well today, I would like to share with you one of my family’s favorite pasta recipes, cheesy baked penne with veggies. This […]

Oven – Roasted Chicken And Vegetables

Hello guys, last week I promised some of my readers that today I will be posting a super simple recipe with few steps. Because some of my Namibian readers complained that the apple doughnut and jelly filled doughnut recipes that I recently posted, were too long. Thus why I decided to share […]

German fried potatoes with bacon (Bratkartoffeln)

My husband, Jo is an ”okay” cook. But when it comes to making Bratkartoffeln “German fried potatoes” he is the BEST. He even makes better Bratkartoffeln than his mum and oma. You know what this means right? Because I’ve learned so many recipes from them, such as German doughnuts or […]

Easy Pizza Soup Recipe

It was so snowy and rainy yesterday. Hence I ended up making pizza soup, to comfort us. This is one of my favorite soup recipes ever, after potato and bell pepper soup. I’ve made it several times and it’s always a hit. The soup is loaded with vegetables, ground meat, […]