Hearty beans stew with a tomato based sauce spiced with ginger, garlic and anise ready in 30 minutes with already cooked red beans. Use different beans for variation.
Stews and sauces

Red beans stew

Hearty beans stew with a tomato based sauce spiced with ginger, garlic and anise ready in 30 minutes with already cooked red beans. Use different beans for variation. Any beans lovers in the house? Beans are mostly part of our weekly food menu. My motherโ€™s store was smelling good with some sort of spa scent when I walked in last…

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Stews and sauces

Poulet DG (Cameroon)

Poulet DG; Chicken, plantain and vegetables from Cameroon. Plantains are amazing but the combination of chicken with plantains is superb. Out of the heart of Cameroon is this amazing combination; Poulet Directeur Geฬneฬral which is shortened Poulet DG. This is literally translated as Chicken Director general ๐Ÿ™‚ I learnt Poulet DG was originally cooked and reserved for the upper class…

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Sides

Waakye

Rice and beans cooked with dried millet stalk leaves. Waakye should be made Ghanaโ€™s national dish. I am yet to come across anyone who does not like waakye. I truly do. Surprisingly, waakye is just a simple side dish of rice and beans cooked with dried millet stalk leaves. To make waakye, you need: dried millet leaves’ this is what…

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Baked, Grilled and Roasted

Grilled Chicken (Togo style)

Grilled chicken with the holy trinity of ginger, garlic and onions with a touch of palm oil. It just happens Togolese applaud the holy trinity of onions, garlic and ginger in seasoning meat. As a matter of fact, I think most West Africans love and use this. It is the basic and essential seasoning here in Ghana and is great…

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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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