Main Dish Recipes

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

Ravioli with pistachio cheese sauce

Ravioli with pistachio cheese sauce is a divine and super quick dinner that you can throw together in just 10 minutes. And it’s made with just 4 ingredients. My parents in law were recently in Sicily, Italy. After their 2 week-vacation on this beautiful island they brought us lots of […]

Easy pork and beef Lasagna with Bechamel sauce

This classic Italian pork and beef lasagna with bechamel sauce recipe is delicious, easy to assemble, and comes together in just 1 hour including preparation time. A perfect soul food treat for kids and grown ups. About 1,5 years ago when my daughter was 10 months we flew to Namibia […]

Potato leek casserole with ground pork

This simple and crowd pleaser potato leek casserole with ground pork is flavorful. Made with potatoes, leek, ground meat, heavy cream, onion, garlic and grated cheese in 1 h 30 min. I’m a huge fan of leek. If it was up to me, I will make leek featured dishes as […]

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 […]