April 23, 2013


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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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.
November 4, 2019

7 Namibian restaurants you have to try

From famous Lüderitz oysters to locally raised meat, farm vegetables and mopane worms, Namibia’s restaurants make the most of what is available to create delicious and satisfying dishes. The most popular eateries are found in the capital city and along the coast.