Pollo

AKA fried coconut dough I prefer to call it fried coconut dough. It is a bit crispy on the outside, flaky on the inside. I asked my sister to describe pollo and she said, fried biscuits!  Pollo, mentioned as POW-LOW. Meaning: I wish I could figure out why the name POWLOW. Origin: Fantes. I recently […]

Savoury plantain cake

Hey! How was your mother’s day weekend? This savoury plantain cake is a little adaptation of my father’s favourite snack epitse. Epitse is basically mashed ripe plantains that is mixed with spices and palm oil and baked in leaves. It is normally eaten with roasted groundnuts/peanuts. For this plantain cake, I omitted some spices, used […]

Chocolate marbled banana bread

My dearest banana bread, you stole my taste senses and now all I want is banana bread. Last weekend I made banana bread(s). There was too much overly-ripe, ready to be thrown out bananas the best place to dump it was in banana bread. I made two with mangoes  and another two with this one. […]