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Epitse (Plantain baked in leaves)

Epitse; mashed over-ripe plantains, baked in leaves. Β 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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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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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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Garden egg stew

My garden laid eggs this week I bought eggs from the market in the form of vegetables shaped like eggs. These eggs do not have yolks but flesh and seeds and does not break when falls. If you avoiding the calories from egg yolk, this is a good egg replacement Remember, I told you last two weeks we eat a…

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Ghanaian style chicken sauce normally served with fried rice
Stews and sauces

Chicken sauce with carrots and onions

I normally tend to save chicken breast whenever we buy full chicken without having any plan for it. It become a habit my mother is not happy with…. you don’t want to hear her scream when she is searching for something in the freezer and all she comes across is chicken breasts. Whiles cleaning the fridge created by the mess…

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