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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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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), #muskatnøtt (#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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