Tag: Africa

Melktert Recipe

This creamy, insanely delicious and not too sweet melktert recipe with an intense vanilla and cinnamon flavor is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Makes a perfect anytime dessert! Milk tart also known as melktert is basically a cinnamon and vanilla […]

Rooibos Iced Tea Recipe

This delicious, healthy and refreshing rooibos iced tea is loved by grown ups and kids too. Made with rooibos tea and fresh ginger and sweetened with honey. Garnished with lemon and lemon balm! So appealing! I absolutely love rooibos tea. I’ve been drinking it for as much as I can […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]