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Meat, Recipes

Braised shoulder of goat

Those in the know will vouch for the quality of goat meat, especially larger cuts like the shoulder. Yet, goat meat is not readily available in Namibia’s local retail market. This is surprising seeing that there are more goats than sheep in Namibia. Unlike mutton and lamb, goat meat is […]

Grains, nuts and Cereals, Ingredients, Recipes

Eefukwa or Bambara Groundnuts with Tomato Sauce and Creamy Polenta

Eefukwa or Bambara Groundnuts (Vigna subterraneacan) is an indigenous African legume that originated in parts of West Africa. Local communal farmers cultivate Eefukwa, as the Bambara groundnut is called locally, in Northern Namibia. It is a complete food that contains fat, protein and carbohydrate and is intercropped with cereal crops. […]

Bread, Recipes


Vetkoek or vetkoekke (pl.) is a close relative of the doughnut. Both stems from the Dutch confection “olie-koecken”. This later became “oliebol” and among the Flemish it is known as “smoutebol”. Essentially a ball of dough deep fried in fat or oil, it is found all over Namibia and South […]