Snack

Epitse (Plantain baked in leaves)

Epitse; mashed over-ripe plantains, baked in leaves.  Plantains, there is always a use for plantains at any stage around this place. From the green plantain to the yellow plantain, soft with black spots and fully black and soft, there is always something to make out of it. On to today’s post: Epitse. Epitse is raw mashed plantains with spices that…

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Irresistible beef meat balls, serve as appetizer, sandwich between bread for snack, save for dinners, etc
Baked, Grilled and Roasted

Beef meat balls

Irresistible beef meat balls, serve as appetizer, sandwich between bread for snack, save for dinners, etc These are certainly irresistible meat balls. My mother was angry with me because she couldn’t stop at one. Most times, the best and most tasty foods come about when it is totally unplanned. I happen to have parsley and green pepper which needed to…

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Desserts

Yellow snack cake with caramel sauce

Moist and sweet yellow snack cake with caramel sauce. Talk of self control? I know I have self control, I do. I am disciplined. The first time I made this yellow snack cake with caramel made me question this ‘self control’ I have. The cake is a simple one made with regular ingredients; butter or margarine, sugar, flour, baking soda…

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Stews and sauces

Fried fish stew

How was your weekend? I worked on recipes on Sunday in other to be ahead. It was tough because I usually sleep the whole day on Sundays. This is another classic stew here in Ghana. Most stews here are tomato based with any addition of meat or vegetables to your preferences. For most tomato based stew, the secret to a…

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Desserts

Sweet plantain crumb cake

A sweet and moist plantain cake with a spiced brown sugary crumble topping. You will love this. You read correctly, plantain cake! But before you chuckle, close this page and leave this site completely because plantains do not belong to cakes, give me a minute…. Plantains, lovely plantains When I was in first year in university, my roommate’s friend approached…

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Stews and sauces

Red red (fried plantains and beans)

My parents were in Upper West Region last month and guess what they brought home. Beans, lots of beans (these beans are the best I have ever had), smoked guinea fowl, shea butter, cow feet, groundnut paste (peanut butter), a whole lot, I could start a groundnut soup factory, let me know if you interested. Let me clarify today’s post…

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