Basil Jollof Quinoa

If you have ever explored West African food, the word jollof rice comes up time and time again. You will quickly find yourself in a wormhole of people debating which country has the best Jollof Rice? Is the best jollof the Ghanaian jollof rice, packed with spices or the more simpler Nigerian jollof rice, which... Continue Reading →

Tomato Basil Unfried Rice

Stir fry and fried rice are a great way to use up leftover vegetables and rice in the fridge! Lately, trying to cut down on my oil and salt intake, I have been experimenting with some of my favourite recipes and trying to make them a lot healthier. I have also been trying to incorporate... Continue Reading →

Learning To Cook Traditional Ghanaian Food in Diaspora

Yesterday I was listening to CBC Radio Now and Never and one of the hosts, Ify Chiwetelu was documenting her experience trying to make egbono soup. She said that being able to make the perfect traditional soup is a big achievement for her. Especially as  Nigerian-Canadian woman this is one way she can connect with... Continue Reading →

Plantain Pancakes

My love for plantain is really pushing me to explore many ways for me to include this perfect starch into different food recipes. Today's progress on project "get-plantains-into-every-recipe" consists of the inclusion of plantains in pancakes. This recipe is bomb and super simple. Plantain pancakes are not a new creation. In Ghanaian cooking we have... 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 →

Spicy Plantain Chops (Kelewele)

Kelewele was one of the defining foods of my childhood. I remember my uncle will bring some with him every time he came to visit our family and they were generally gone within 3 minutes. It was a popular night time snack sold across the city of Accra along with other small chops.You could also... 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 →

Free E-Book

In addition to the recipes and resources available on this website, you can also download my Free Recipe E-book Simple Vegan Ghanaian Recipes. This E-book includes five easy recipes that showcase the unique flavours of Ghanaian cuisine. The point behind this E-book was to show that vegan food is diverse and could be adopted for any cuisine.... Continue Reading →

Waakye

Today's recipe is a quick an simple recipe. I have a video linked in my youtube channel. It is great for meal preps as you can freeze it for months. It is packed with flavour, super simple and also very healthy. Ingredients 1.5 cups dry of black eyed peas 4 cups dry of white rice... Continue Reading →

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