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Fresh Namibian Oysters
Recipes, Shellfish

Oysters with mango salsa

Frozen oysters should not be overlooked. This recipe that combines oysters with mango is proof of how good they can be. The oysters are only lightly cooked, which improves their texture. The mango adds sweetness and freshness whilst the onions add a little crunch. The chilli adds heat. The addition […]

 
Beer and cheese bread
Bread, Recipes

Beer and cheese bread

This beer and cheese bread is one variation of the beer breads Namibians love to enjoy with their braais. These breads are popular because they are so easy to make. They require only a hand full of ingredients and uses baking soda as leavening agent. Beer, off course, is another […]

 
Recipes, Shellfish

Deep-fried oyster sandwich

The New Orleans po’boy is a classic deep-fried oyster sandwich. It is most likely a variation of the famous “oyster loaves”. These deep-fried oysters on French loaves were popular in the city way back during the late 1800s already. The exact origin of the name po’boy is uncertain but one […]

 
Offal, Recipes

Sautéed oryx liver

Sautéed oryx liver is a classic hunter’s lunch. Liver is considered a special delicacy just about everywhere in Namibia. Whether it is grilled over glowing embers or fried in a pan, liver should not be over-cooked or else it will be struggle to eat. This very simple recipe is ideal […]

 
Crayfish from Namibia
Recipes, Shellfish

Crayfish Bisque

Who does not like crayfish bisque? Namibian Crayfish or West Coast rock lobsters (Jasus lalandii) is indigenous to Namibia and the West coast of southern Africa. It is a highly sought after ingredient. Most of the national catch is exported, therefore it is a difficult ingredient to source. Recreational harvesting […]

 
Meat, Recipes

Lamb shank pie

Lamb shank pie is real farmers food. It is the Namibian equivalent of shepherd’s pie. The southern regions of Namibia produce world class lamb and mutton and it is common practise for many Namibians to buy their lamb and mutton directly from farmers. Lamb shanks are delicious when cooked until […]