Category Archives: Recipes

Ghana Sugar Bread

I remember my days as a little girl running the morning errand of finding the freshest and loveliest bread for the family breakfast. Days that I run a bit late, I wouldn't find any fresh bread as all would have been sold out. Ghanaians! we love our...
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Ofam (Spicy Plantain Cake)

Ofam is basically a spicy ripe plantain cake. It's a great way of using over ripe plantains which would soak up too much oil when fried or will be too soft when boiled. Nonetheless a perfectly ripe plantain can also be used. This savoury plantain cake can...
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Nkati Cake (Peanut Brittle)

I so love these Ghanaian sweets, they always remind me of my childhood days particularly after church service on Sundays. That was the only time I got to enjoy sweets like nkati cake, kube cake, agbeli kankro and others. Somehow, the vendors of these sweets would always...
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Kube cake

This sweet brings back nostalgia from my young days when we used to attend Martyrs of Uganda Church in Ghana. For me the highlight of the day was munching on one of the sweets sold by the street vendors who flooded the church compound. Oh these vendors...
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Waakye Stew

Waakye Stew as the name goes is basically a popular stew served with waakye. A good waakye must have a good waakye stew otherwise it's not 'the waakye'. In Ghana, waakye stew is known to be best made by people from the northern parts and it's one...
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