Mains

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

African Beef Stew With Potatoes And Carrots

Southern African classic, this beef stew with potatoes and carrots is a family favorite. It’s so rich and thick, the beef is PERFECTLY cooked (you could cut it with a spoon) and the potatoes and carrots still have a little bite to them but still tender. It’s freezing here in […]

Easy Wors Stew

This southern African sausage stew aka. wors stew made with a handful of simple ingredients in less than 30 minutes including prep time is bursting with flavors. Tastes great served with this no-yeast bread, pap, yellow rice or these incredible easy fat cakes. A few weeks ago I’ve shared with […]

Nepalese Chickpea Stew Vegan (Chana Ani Kerau)

This authentic Nepali chickpea stew made entirely from scratch (no canned chickpeas here) on stovetop is healthy, hearty and packed with flavors. I’ve recently learned how to make this Nepali chickpea stew aka. Chana Ani Kerau from my friend Kabita (if you haven’t made her momo with sesame sauce recipe […]

Sweet And Sour Spare Ribs

These sweet and sour spare ribs made from scratch on the stovetop are juicy, tender, flavorful and easy to follow. Made with pork spare ribs, brown sugar, chicken stock, fish sauce, soy sauce, sunflower oil, ginger root, chili, star anise and black and white vinegar. I made them a couple […]

Wors Stew With Carrots And Potatoes

This classic southern African sausage stew well known as wors stew or wors potjie is absolutely delicious, hearty and so easy to make. Definitely a keeper! Wors stew aka. sausage stew is a popular southern African stew, that’s loved by many Namibians. It’s easy to follow, hearty and only takes […]

Pasta Salad With Sausage

German pasta salad with sausage is an absolutely delicious, endlessly versatile, easy and quick make quick lunch/dinner or side dish at gatherings. Such a great way to use up leftover pasta. Made with cooked pasta, meat salad, hard boiled eggs, sausage, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, veggies and seasoning in under 15 […]

Shakshuka Vegan

This North – African inspired vegan shakshuka aka. eggplant stew with zucchini and tomatoes is low carb, gluten free and bursting with fresh flavor. Made with a handful of simple ingredients in under 45 minutes including prep time. Tastes great served with bread, over rice or couscous. Also hearty enough […]

Mozzarella Omelette

Another family favorite, this omelette with mozzarella and tomatoes is so good and very easy to make. Just a few ingredients and so much flavor! Makes a perfect breakfast, brunch, lunch or light dinner. This mozzarella omelette inspired by tomato mozzarella omelette from one of my family’s favorite restaurants is […]

Kohlrabi Quiche

This kohlrabi and carrot puff pastry quiche is delicious, easy and quick to make. Made with carrots, kohlrabi, spring onions, eggs, Gouda cheese, heavy cream and store – bought puff pastry in under 50 minutes. It tastes great from brunch to dinner. Make salad while the quiche is in the […]

World’s BEST Instant Pot Roast Beef And Gravy

Extremely simple, tender and flavorful instant pot beef roast with an amazing gravy out of the juices/ drippings. Made with a few ingredients and minimal effort. Just what you need on a Sunday or any special occasion such as birthday. Another family favorite. This instant pot roast beef is perfectly […]