foodies

December 21, 2012
swakopmund

10 of the Coast’s Hangout Spots Not to Miss this December

Compiled by Marita van Rooyen Chilling at the Coast Namibia’s coast is a hotspot of activities. Here we chronicle some of the 10 must see’s and […]
April 23, 2013

Foodies

Every few months, food lover Marita van Rooyen compiles a list of the hottest foodie notes in Namibia.  Special shawarmas in the Boiler Room With every […]
June 11, 2013

A honeymoon of pastries – Pastelaria Lua de Mel – Windhoek

With professional Portuguese baking specialist Jorge Esteves behind the oven, Pastelaria Lua de Mel in Windhoek celebrates a true honeymoon of pastries. With an ‘inside cosy, outside […]
September 4, 2013

Namibian truffles of the desert

Text and photos by Ron Swilling The riches of the earth do not all have a golden glow or a diamond sparkle. Besides the priceless sunrise […]
September 11, 2013

TASA bush cook competition – Best dressed

The recipe as prepared by Best Dressed team of the day, Sense of Africa’s Matangara Queens.  Says Anja: “At Sense of Africa we love teambuilding, so […]
September 11, 2013

TASA Bush Cook competition – Wild Dog Safaris

Here are the detailed recipes as presented by third prize winners Wild Dog Safaris at the TASA Bush cook competition.  Says Leslie: “Cooking on the fire […]
September 11, 2013

TASA bush cook competition – Best team spirit

Here is the detailed winning recipe and ingredients list which was prepared by Best Team Spirit winners First National Bank of Namibia under the team name […]
February 27, 2014

Hilton Windhoek: New culinary Master joins

Hilton Windhoek today announced the appointment of Leon Hatton-Jones as the hotel’s new executive chef.  In his new role, Hatton-Jones will be responsible for the culinary […]
August 8, 2014

Forgotten food

Text and photographs Christie Keulder In addition to breathtaking landscapes and abundant wildlife, Namibia offers the visitor a unique eating experience. For most locals, meat is […]
December 3, 2015

Life on a table recipe #4 – Rabbi Eli’s hake tagine

What's cooking? Recipe #4 in the Life on a table series - Rabbi Eli's hake tagine
December 3, 2015

Life on a table recipe #201- Salmon Muffins

What's cooking? Life on a table recipe #201 - Salmon muffins
December 4, 2015

Life on a table recipe #215 – Fresh berry compote

What's cooking? Life on a table recipe #215 - Fresh berry compote
December 8, 2015

Life on a table recipe #4 – Lesley’s crayfish salad

Our dear friends Lesley and Gerrit Wyma live in Stellenbosch, South Africa. They are the owners of Cape Hutton Wines, which have won many international awards. We spend quality time together when they visit us on the farm every six weeks. Lesley makes this crayfish salad with its wonderfully fresh and clean taste.
December 17, 2015

Life on a table recipe #207 – Kassler with black cherries

What's cooking? Life on a table recipe #207 - Kassler with black cherries
December 21, 2015

Katutura’s fresh food markets

Christie Keulder explores the flavours of Katutura's fresh food markets.
December 24, 2015

Life on a table recipe #214 – Panna Cotta with berry Coulis

What's cooking? Life on a table recipe #214 - Panna Cotta with berry Coulis
December 29, 2015

Life on a table recipe #3 – Curried bacon and cheese bread

What's cooking? Life on a table recipe #3 - Curried bacon and cheese bread
April 24, 2018

Bush Cooking for the Adventurous

If the idea of spending as much time as possible exploring the wilds of Namibia is appealing to you, but the thought of thinking up imaginative, tasty and do-able recipes to make each evening makes you nervous, we have a solution for you! Follow acclaimed Namibian chef and cookbook author, Antoinette, in her camping cooking series in TNN this year. Learn how to make mouth-watering dishes on the coals, on the go and on par with the best foodies out there. From bush breakfasts to pre-made salads and sauces, let Antoinette guide you and make your next camping trip a delicious one.
August 28, 2018

A Sweet Surprise Halfway between Nothing and Nowhere

There's a quirky little restaurant a couple of kilometres southwest of Rehoboth in Namibia's dry and dramatic Hardap region. Called Conny's, the establishment is a famous stop-over for many a tour bus or camper. It's a place to relax and recharge over lovely local cuisine made in the Baster-style of the area. Try to Google it, though, and you might not find much about the area. In fact, without the weathered sign next to the road one might miss it altogether.
May 1, 2019

Ten Restaurants in Swakopmund You Have to Try

Maybe it’s the constant flow of tourists who want to experience the town’s old world delight or maybe it’s the people who choose to escape the rat race of Windhoek to settle in the relaxed small town environment. It could be something in the fresh coastal air awakens the appetite and therefore a taste for high-quality food. Whatever the reason is for the variety of restaurants, I am sure not many Namibians will argue that Swakopmund is the culinary capital of Namibia. For its small size this quaint, popular coastal town offers a large diversity in terms of gastronomic delights.  Although a lot of restaurants lean towards German cuisine, there are still enough other establishments that offer a variety of choices to cater to everyone’s taste. Here’s Travel News Namibia’s list of 10 ten restaurants to visit when in Swakopmund.

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