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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Breakfast

Orange pancakes

Magical sunshine pancakes 🙂 Hey sunshine! It’s been a tiring and frantic day. The extreme heat has not been favourable on your mood. You feel like screaming at the trotro driver who is refusing to move and keeps blowing his horn to passengers who are no where in site. You finally get to your destination, you tell the mate you…

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Stews and sauces

Gizzard sauce

A long time ago in school, gizzard was the best way in getting lots of meat in your stew when you are on a tight budget. My roommates and I preferred gizzard especially over mutton/ chevon  because we always ended with bones after cooking instead of meat. Gizzard in my opinion is a cheap way to the feed meat conscious.…

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Drinks

Coconut milk

Coconut milk, Nature’s greatest milk! Ever since my sisters and I discovered coconut milk, there isn’t a week that goes by in our house without making coconut milk. We use it smoothies, oats porridge, cocoa drinks and now we loving it in this coconut rice. My youngest sister drinks it on its own sweetening it with honey. In an overly…

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Desserts

Rustic Ghanaian pound cake

Ghanaian pound cake using the national colours. ( The black star could not make it in time) Happy 60th Ghana! Happy independence day Ghana! It has been 60 years since Ghana gained independence from colonial rule. Unfortunately, the state of our country now leaves less to be proud about. However, I am thankful for the peace of Ghana. Well embracing…

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