One pot meals

Chicken fried rice

Chicken fried rice or fried rice is the best and cheap way to feed a crowd in my opinion. You have a lot going on in this simple dish, there is no need worrying about additions. These are my simple steps I follow when making fried rice Meat: If using meat, please marinate your meat before frying. I have been…

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One pot meals, Sides

Coconut oil rice and beans

I love rice infused dishes. It is like eating a billion grain of infused flavours. Jollof is a classical example of billion grains of infused flavours, this gizzard rice is also a great example. I absolutely have no idea what I am saying but I am hoping I am making sense. This rice and beans is infused with coconut oil…

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Slow cooked coco yam with smoked herrings and mackerel, mpotopoto is a real comfort food any time, any day.
Ghana, One pot meals

Mackerel and Herrings Mpotopoto

Slow cooked coco yam with smoked herrings and mackerel, mpotopoto is a real comfort food any time, any day. When I was a kid, I had friends who would frown on mpotopoto. Why would you even do that?It is my thing you know. Just like a friend will choose aprepresa over jollof anyday, I will choose mpotopoto over aprepresa anyday.…

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West Africa's one pot wonder rice dish. Herrings and beans jollof beats all jollof on the dinner table.
One pot meals

Herrings and beans jollof

West Africa’s one pot wonder rice dish. Herrings and beans jollof beats all jollof on the dinner table.   Ignore the beef, the sausage, the plain, the chevron, the shrimp etc jollof, this is the real deal jollof. Yes herring and beans jollof. “Don’t shake your head. No! Don’t try and start a debate trend. Go and ask grandmother.” Print…

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One pot meals

One pot gizzard and rice

You wouldn’t want to forgo this one. It’s the boom! I am so excited to share this recipe with you today. It is fool proof, takes less work and before you realize you have a nice exotic yumminess on your plate. This is what you have being needing this week. Take a break from the roadside kenkey, and make this.…

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