Amazing coconut slice and bake cookies filled with nutmeg, vanilla and coconuts
Biscuits and Cookies

Coconut slice and bake cookies/ biscuits

Amazing coconut slice and bake cookies filled with nutmeg and coconuts There are about 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 different biscuit and cookie dough in my motherโ€™s freezer right now. We about having a party. Theme: biscuits and cookies Christmas jam! Oh, coconut slice and bake cookies! Goodness me! Slice and bake cookies are just easy, damp everything together, form…

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Pineapple coconut thumbprint cookies AKA pina colada cookies; coconut thumbprint cookies coated with extra coconuts and filled with pineapple jam.
Biscuits and Cookies

Pineapple coconut thumbprint cookies

Pineapple coconut thumbprint cookies AKA pina colada cookies; coconut thumbprint cookies coated with extra coconuts and filled with pineapple jam. Hey little coconut jewels ๐Ÿ™‚ Are you feeling December 2017? We are yet to experience harmattan here in Takoradi and I have loads of shea butter ready for it. Halleluiah too if it does not happen. No body wants cracked…

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Pawpaw recipe: Chocolate dipped in pawpaw, a very quick and healthy dessert threat.
Desserts

Chocolate dipped pawpaw

Chocolate dipped in pawpaw, a very quick and healthy dessert threat. My cousin makes some unusual treats for desserts. She will take pawpaw, wash and remove the peels, slice it nicely and stash it in the freezer. She takes it out and serves it, calling it frozen pawpaw sticks.ย As simple as it sounds, these frozen pawpaw sticks disappear quickly as…

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Stews and sauces

Kuku wa kupaka (Chicken in Coconut Sauce) Kenya

Kuku wa kupaka shortened kukupaka is Swahili for chicken in coconut sauce. This is a specialty among the Mombasa people along the Kenya coast. It is a simple dish with mostly grilled chicken paired with a spicy coconut sauce. It is sweet from the coconut milk, hot from the green chillis and spicy from the combination of turmeric, coriander and…

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Jollof got a make over with coconut milk, try this, thank me later!
Sides

Coconut jollof

Rich tasting jollof cooked with light coconut milk instead of water. It will be your new favourite jollof. Coconut does wonders! I had seen coconut jollof across the web but I had never thought of trying it till one faithful afternoon when I was clearing the freezer. There was a very old gravy probably three months old (it happens a…

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Ghanaian style fried coconut dough
Snack

Poloo

Poloo; fried coconut dough, a popular street snack in Ghana. 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 poloo and she said, fried biscuits! ย Poloo, mentioned as POW-LOW. Meaning: I wish I could figure out why the name POWLOW. Origin: Fantes. I…

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