Category Archives: Recipes

Ayoyo (Molokhaya leaves) Soup

Ayoyo soup is a green leaf soup enjoyed by tribes in the northern region of Ghana. It's popularly served with tuo, a maize & cassava meal like dumpling. Ayoyo is the local name for Jews or Jute Mallow or Egyptian Spinach or bush okra. It's a very...
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Mildly Spicy & Sweet Coated Peanuts

Coated peanuts are popular titbits usually served with others such as chinchin or Ghana chips at parties. They're very addictive and the great thing about them is that the flavours can be adjusted to suit ones taste and preference. For this post, I went for a mildly...
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5 Easy steps to cook Jollof like a PRO

Jollof Rice is a favourite West African party dish thought to have originated with the Wolof tribe in Senegal. However, the constant banta between some countries throws some uncertainty about its originality and who cooks it best. Cooking the best Jollof Rice can be a bit tricky...
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Tilapia Light Soup with Yam Chunks

A typical Ghanaian Sunday lunch will be a soup based meal with some carbohydrate counterpart. Ghanaians love for soup is portrayed in the varieties available, from light soup to palm nut, groundnut and Ebunuebunu (Green) soup. The inspiration for Tilapia Light soup was taken from a typical...
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Rockies

Rockies are probably not originally Ghanaian, but they've been part of traditional pastries sold as street snacks for such a long time, we can safely add it to our traditional Ghanaian snacks. Rockies are so easy to make and the kids love them.I remember as a child,...
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