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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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Knowledge – Coriander

Coriander! Aaah yes this is #coriander seeds and powder. I must say, as a child, I never knew this spice in Ghanaian cooking, however, I found them at the Ghanaian spice market recently. So it seems it's now being used in Ghanaian cuisine. #coriander is widely...
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Knowledge Bank- Nutmeg

This is good old #nutmeg it's called in 5 different languages, #Muscade (#French), #Muskatnuss (#German), #muskatn√łtt (#Norwegian), #Muskatnod (#Danish), #Muskottipahkina(#Finnish). Amazing how they all start with an M and very similar huh! Unfortunately, we didn't get an #African name. It looks like we just call it #nutmeg....
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