These sweet potatoes are made with eggs, onions, bell pepper and spiced with curry powder and black pepper. You can add chilli powder or any hot sauce for extra heat. Remember I told you, the bread crumbs and hot oil does not do me good, it was omitted and it still came out great.
Sides, Snack

Sweet potato balls

Adapted from the Ghanaian yam balls, these sweet potato balls are easy to make.  No deep frying, no bread crumbs, neither is it baked and can be made within 35 to 40 minutes.   Ready to make sweet potato balls? I have been eating this all week, breakfast, snack, lunch, just dip it on shito, mmm… lovely! They are just easy…

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Classic West African rice dish cooked by steaming rice in tomato gravy and finished with the addition of tuna. Carrots and green beans make an excellent side.
One pot meals

Jollof with tuna, carrots and green beans

Jollof with carrots and green beans: Classic West African rice dish cooked by steaming rice in tomato gravy and finished with the addition of tuna. Carrots and green beans make an excellent side. When life hands you rice and stew, make jollof, init it? If you have got some tuna in the pantry, stir it in and you good to…

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Hearty beans stew with a tomato based sauce spiced with ginger, garlic and anise ready in 30 minutes with already cooked red beans. Use different beans for variation.
Stews and sauces

Red beans stew

Hearty beans stew with a tomato based sauce spiced with ginger, garlic and anise ready in 30 minutes with already cooked red beans. Use different beans for variation. Any beans lovers in the house? Beans are mostly part of our weekly food menu. My mother’s store was smelling good with some sort of spa scent when I walked in last…

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Stews and sauces

Poulet DG (Cameroon)

Poulet DG; Chicken, plantain and vegetables from Cameroon. Plantains are amazing but the combination of chicken with plantains is superb. Out of the heart of Cameroon is this amazing combination; Poulet Directeur Général which is shortened Poulet DG. This is literally translated as Chicken Director general 🙂 I learnt Poulet DG was originally cooked and reserved for the upper class…

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Sides

Waakye

Rice and beans cooked with dried millet stalk leaves. Waakye should be made Ghana’s national dish. I am yet to come across anyone who does not like waakye. I truly do. Surprisingly, waakye is just a simple side dish of rice and beans cooked with dried millet stalk leaves. To make waakye, you need: dried millet leaves’ this is what…

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Baked, Grilled and Roasted

Grilled Chicken (Togo style)

Grilled chicken with the holy trinity of ginger, garlic and onions with a touch of palm oil. It just happens Togolese applaud the holy trinity of onions, garlic and ginger in seasoning meat. As a matter of fact, I think most West Africans love and use this. It is the basic and essential seasoning here in Ghana and is great…

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