Mains

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

Potato And Sausage Stew

This loaded potato and sausage stew is surprisingly delicious, calls for simple ingredients and takes just 35 minutes to come together, from start to finish. Makes a perfect weeknight dinner or last minute meal! Potato stew with Vienna sausages is a creamy, hearty, extremely delicious one pot dish that comes […]

Baked Rice Pudding With Apples

A classic to make again and again: This with vanilla and cinnamon flavored German baked rice pudding with apples and raisins is a family favorite. It’s warm, firm, not too sweet and oh, so good. Layered with white rice that’s mixed with beaten eggs and butter after cooking, raisins and […]

Spinach Quiche Recipe With Cream Cheese

I love spinach anything, so this delicious, hearty and easy to make spinach feta quiche with frozen spinach and cream cheese is just right for me, and all the spinach fans out there. Even my 4 – year old picky eater loves it. The beautifully crumbly homemade shortcrust pastry is […]

Celeriac Schnitzel

Double coated with eggs and homemade bread crumbs before frying, this celeriac schnitzel makes a great vegetarian alternative to pork or veal schnitzel. Serve it for lunch, or dinner with any salad of your choice from potato salad, green salad to carrot salad. Celeriac schnitzel (celery root schnitzel) is healthy, […]

Namibian Dried Meat Strips Stew (Eedingu)

Dried meat strips also known as “ombelela yeedingu” in short ”Eedingu” in my vernacular (Oshikwanyama), is a Namibian delicacy. Eedingu is basically meat cut into strips and sun dried, with or without salt/vinegar. It is mainly made from beef, goat, or venison. I grew up in a village in the […]

Roast goose breast with gravy recipe

An easy to make, no-fuss and perfect recipe for roast goose breast and gravy with step by step photos just like how my husband’s grandmother used to make it. It’s superbly juicy and flavorful and served with an amazing gravy out of the drippings. Made with a handful of ingredients […]

Ham And Cheese Pancakes

These thin and sugar – free German style pancakes with a French touch are a family favorite! They’re delicious, so simple and quick to make. Easy enough to be made by kids too! The pancakes are made with ingredients that everyone has in their kitchen: milk, flour, salt, sparkling water […]

Pasta With Potatoes Recipe

Pasta with potatoes aka Penne e Patate, is an Italian one pot classic. It’s comforting, hearty and full of fresh flavors! Made with simple ingredients in no time! Makes a perfect weeknight dinner or last minute meal! This Neapolitan classic one pot pasta with potatoes, otherwise known as Pasta e […]

Best Greek Moussaka Recipe

An excellent authentic Greek moussaka recipe! It’s insanely delicious, easy to follow and always a HIT! Made up of thinly sliced potato layer at the bottom, followed by fried eggplant layer, fried zucchini layer, a flavorful, rich and thick beef sauce layer, a nicely creamy and thick bechamel sauce layer […]