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Knowledge Bank – Star Anise

**KNOWLEDGE BANK** Star anise, a fruit from an evergreen tree native to southern China has a sweet and licorice-like flavor very similar to aniseed (although unrelated). Due to its strong, delightful fragrance, it’s used in dishes with meat, chicken, seafood, vegetarian dishes, baking and in drinks making such as...
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Knowledge Bank – Fennel

**KNOWLEDGE BANK** Fennel seeds look like cumin seeds but are greener and have a liquorice flavour with a sweet aroma. It’s more like aniseed flavour (#nkitinkiti). Unfortunately I don’t know its local name in Ghana but if you know it’s name in any other language, let me know. Fennel...
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Knowledge Bank – Rosemary

**KNOWLEDGE BANK** Here’s another natural spice which is in #avkghanaian10spiceblend. #Rosemary (#rosmarinus #officinalis) is a woodsy-citrus fragrant herb with needle like leaves. The leaves are used as flavouring in foods. As far as I can remember, we called it #Rosemary there's no local name for it in Ghana, however,...
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Garlic & Coriander Knots

Ingredients:
  • 21g Easy bake dried yeast
  • 17g granulated sugar (add to yeast to proof with yeast)
  • 60ml Warm water
  • 250ml Warm milk
  • 80g Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 60g melted butter
  • 800g Self Raising Flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 50ml lukewarm water to rinse out yeast mixture bowl
Toppings:
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