Main Dish Recipes

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

Creamy leek soup with ground pork

This creamy leek soup with ground pork is very flavorful! Made without vegetable stock, just with leek, cream cheese, heavy cream, ground pork, garlic and onion. Ready in just 35 minutes including preparation time. It’s perfect for a weeknight dinner, especially on the cold rainy day or to feed a […]

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 […]

Chicken in Tomato Sauce

A simple, flavorful and budget – friendly chicken in tomato sauce recipe, that the entire family will love. It tastes great with pasta, rice, potatoes or just with homemade bread. My picky daughter is a huge fan of chicken in tomato sauce. When she smells it cooking, she always says: […]

Creamy zucchini ham pasta

Creamy zucchini ham pasta is a flavorful, creamy and easy summer lunch or dinner in just 15 minutes, that you will make over and over again! My parent in law’s garden is overflowing with zucchinis. A good reason for me to share with you one of my favorite zucchini featured […]

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 […]

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. […]