Hoanib ‘Love’ Salad

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4–6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Spirit & Spice

By Ghillie Basan

Published 2019

  • About

I wouldn’t rave about the food in Namibia – a lot of German influence and heavily reliant on big chunks of meat – but the shy and giggly cook at Hoanib, a remote tented camp on the Skeleton Coast, produced the best meals we had there. With a smile as big as Africa, she managed to whip up amazingly fresh and tasty dishes using vegetables, herbs and spices, which had to be delivered to camp by bush plane. We ate this pasta salad as part of a picnic lunch on the beach, with the waves gently li