Tag: Namibia

Wors Stew With Carrots And Potatoes

This classic southern African sausage stew well known as wors stew 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 less than 45 […]

Milk Tart Recipe

This creamy, insanely delicious and not too sweet milk tart 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 […]

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 […]

South African Yellow Rice

South African classic, this yellow rice aka Geelrys with a sweet spicy taste is so good and easy to make! Made with white rice and raisins and spiced with cinnamon and turmeric. Tastes great with tomato sauce, chicken curry, bobotie or beef stew. This traditional South African yellow rice also […]

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 […]

Malva Pudding Recipe Without Cream

This extremely rich, very delicious and not too sweet malva pudding with a wonderful creamy texture is absolutely to die for!! Made with very simple ingredients that you always have on hand. Malva pudding is one of the popular desserts in Namibia. You’ll find it on almost every restaurant/ lodge […]

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 […]

Namibian beef stew recipe

Hello guys, today I would like to share with you one of the dishes that I grew up eating, beef stew. Beef stew is one of the typical Namibian dishes, normally prepared in a large cast-iron three-legged pot over an open wood fire. Making beef stew over the open fire […]