Spicy Oven Baked Tofu Steaks

When it comes to flavouring meat in any Ghanaian household, ginger, garlic, onion and scotch bonnet peppers are the essentials to make any meat option taste good. These are the flavours I drew on to make this spicy oven baked tofu. I believe it is this key flavour combination that transform the protein from bland to... Continue Reading →

Steel Cut Oats in 5 Minutes

Steel cut oats have always been such a difficult thing for me to make. I have tried making it several times on the stove top but somehow I always burn them. When I soak it overnight, the next day I still burn it again. So I thought to myself, why not use my instant pot... Continue Reading →

Ghanaian Beans Stew (Red Red) Two

Something to know about many Ghanaian cooks. If you ask them for exact measurement for recipes, they cannot tell you because most people cook with intuition, probably from learning how to cook by watching their parent, who themselves did not have any written recipes. Thus, no two tries of a recipe are exaclty the same,... Continue Reading →

Curried Chickpea Soup

As a recipe developer, a lot of recipes I create, especially the first or second times I make them, always turn out bad. They need a lot of tweaking or are missing certain flavour profiles that I have a hard time fully compiling. Pretty often I set out to make one thing and it turns... Continue Reading →

Lentil Quinoa Pilau

Something a lot of people do not know is that I spent four years in Tanzania. Living on the Swahili coast introduced me to a lot of new cultures and most importantly new flavours.Tanzania was the first place I tried food that was not Ghanaian. I tried Indian food, Chinese food as well as the... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Crepes with Spiced Ice Cream

You can never have too much chocolate am I right? Especially on Valentine's day. If you are celebrating Valentine's day with someone special or enjoying Single's Appreciation Day, here is a recipe either your loved one or you can enjoy. This breakfast is decadent and easy chocolate crepes filled with chocolate sauce and topped with... Continue Reading →

Cinnamon Raisin Loaf (Gluten Free)

After every meal, I love to eat something sweet to finish up the entire meal. Lately my mum gave me a big bag of raisins and I was inspired to make something with the raisins. I absolutely love cinnamon raisin, especially the sweetness of the raisins when warm and the fragrance of cinnamon. This recipe... Continue Reading →

Strawberry Chia Jam

Today's recipe is so easy, you can make it with your eyes closed. I have been absolutely loving adding jams to my oatmeals and deserts, and honestly cannot believe I waited this long to make it. This strawberry chia jam is really quick to prep and can be used all week when stored in the... Continue Reading →

Curried Lentils Shepherds Pie

I remember the first time I tried Shepherd's Pie was on a British Airways  flight to Tanzania. I remember it tasting like plane food, and it did not really stand out to me. Granted you do lose a good amount of your sense of taste flying, it was definitely something I did not want to try again.... Continue Reading →

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