Side Dishes, Soups & Dips

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, […]

Namibian Fat Cakes (fried dough) Recipe

Fat cakes also known as Vetkoek (in Afrikaans) or Oukuki ( in my mother tongue Oshiwambo) are sweet, fluffy and moist deep fried dough balls. Fat cakes are so loved in Namibia, especially in the northern part of the country. They also happen to be my favorite childhood snack. The […]

Best potato soup with bell peppers and sausage

Hello guys, I’ve realized that I haven’t shared with you any soup recipe so far. Well it’s about time I share with you one of my family’s favorite soup recipes, potato soup with bell peppers and sausage. This potato soup… is so easy and absolutely delicious. It tastes even better […]

Easy One Pot Tomato Rice Recipe

Hello guys, today I would like to share with you one of my favorite side dishes after fresh herb bread, tomato rice. This recipe was inspired by tomato rice from one of our favorite Greek restaurants. Tomato rice is a classic side dish, which is mostly consumed in Greece and […]

4 – Ingredient Tzatziki Recipe

I love Tzatziki! I’m just obsessed with this Greek dip made using garlic, yogurt, cucumber and olive oil. Every time we go to a Greek restaurant, I always ask for more tzatziki. This tzatziki recipe is way better than the store-bought one. It’s delicious, absolutely foolproof just like puff pastry […]

Best fresh herb bread recipe

Do you guys like a homemade bread? Well my family and I love it! At least once a month, I make bread!! We just love homemade bread, because it makes the whole house smell heavenly and it’s sooooo tasty, especially while it’s still warm. I must admit that, I didn’t […]

3-Ingredient Aioli Recipe

Hello guys, today I would like to share with you one of my favorite dips, aioli. Aioli is a Spanish dip, which simply means garlic and oil. The classic aioli is made with olive oil and garlic. But nowadays some use eggs, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, you name it. My […]

Easy Homemade Turkish Flatbread (pide)

There is nothing like a homemade bread. I’m a huge fan of pide – a Turkish bread, known as Fladenbrot here in Germany. Pide is a very important part of Turkish cuisine, just like potatoes in Germany or pasta in Italy. I bake this bread at least twice a month. […]