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Knowledge Bank – Aniseed (Nkitinkiti)

This is #Aniseed /#pimpinella #Anisum /# nkitinkiti as it's popularly known in Ghana. #nkitinkiti has a sweet and aromatic flavour. As a child learning how to cook, I was told to add this to almost everything I cooked. From making #meko for stews, marinades for chicken, meat...
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Knowledge Bank – Chilli

#Chillies / #Mako #dwanee /#Akwele #waabii /#Barkono /#shito #gbinn /#mako /#yebese #toto /#cayenne #pepper Chillies you either like it hot or not! I think we all know what we use chillies for! What most us are not aware of are it's health benefits. Chillies are an amazing...
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Knowledge Bank – Rosemary

Rosemary (#rosmarinus #officinalis) is a fragrant herb with needle like leaves. The leaves are used as flavouring in foods. It goes well with just about anything, lamb, pork chicken. It's also great with tomato based sauces. As far as I can remember, we called it #Rosemary...
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Knowledge Bank – Cloves

#Pepre / #Kofiri /#Mosuro /#Kanum/#Chincali a.k.a. #cloves. This spice is well used and loved. #Cloves have a sweet pungent aromatic smell. This lends to it being used in cooking, baking and drinks/juices. In Ghanaian cooking, cloves are used in soups such as #Abenkwan, #lightsoup , stews such...
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Knowledge Bank- Hwentia / Negro Pepper

Hwentia/ #ahentia /#Etso /#Uda (Nigerian) /#Negropepper /#Grainsofselim /#Guineapepper #Senegalpepper/#Ethiopianpepper/#Moorpepper /#Africanpepper - and the list goes on. Wow this spice is known to different people by different names. It is widely used due to its aromatic flavour which can be likened to a mixture of #cubebpepper (#sorowisa...
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