The Easiest Vegan Pesto Pizza

Before going vegan, I used to have a slight obsession with pesto. I remember I would always opt for pesto sauce on my pasta rather than tomato or alfredo. There was just always something about the saltiness of the pesto and the fragrance of the herbs that always drew me to pesto. So it was... 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 →

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 →

Chilli Stuffed Sweet Potato

As a student with little to no income, my budget for food is extremely tight. I generally like to spend under 40$ on groceries for the week, which includes all my meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I rarely purchase food on campus just because it is always hard to tell whether foods are completely... Continue Reading →

Spiced Rice with Cumin & Star Anise

I love rice. I definitely eat it more than three times a week and it is a staple in my pantry. Sometime white rice cooked plain serves as a great base for more flavourful stews and sauces, but sometime plain rice can be boring. This spiced rice will elevate your rice game to a whole... Continue Reading →

Lunch Under 2$-Corn & Black Bean Chilli

Last of three recipes under two dollars! This black bean and corn chilli is incredibly filling and such a great lunch option. Beans and rice provide all essential amino acids and corn is high in fibre. Add this cheap meal to your lunch prep and you will thank me later. Each of these recipes are... Continue Reading →

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