Ghanaian cuisine

Ghanaian cuisine

Beninese cuisine, Ghanaian cuisine, Main dishes, Togolese cuisine

Kenkey (Fermented Maize Dumplings) with it sauce and fried fish

Other names: Kom, Dokunoo, Dokono, Dokunu, Dokonou, Kenkey Kenkey, dorkunu, dokonou or kom is a staple dish in Togo, Benin and Ghana similar to sourdough dumpling, usually served with pepper sauce, shitor (Yebesse fionfion) and fried fish or stew. It is usually made from ground corn (maize), like banku, Akoume, sadza and ugali. Making Kenkey […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Sauces & Soups, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Okra Soup

Okra Soup 1 small onion 2 tomatoes 2 hot pepper 1 cup palm oil Cooked Assorted meat, crab, shrimp and fish – I used a combination of turkey, crab, prawns  6 cups chopped okra 6 cups meat stock or water Blended seasoning (1 Onions, 1 clove, 1 allspice whole, 1 cloves of garlic, 1 tablespoon […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Dessert', Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Street food, Togolese cuisine

Merveilles donut

Gbanplè, Bugnes, oreillettes, merveilles, ganses 200 g All purpose flour 40 g Butter 2 eggs 50 g Sugar powder 30 cl Oil 1 teaspoon nutmeg Icing sugar Make a fountain with flour and yeast. Pour in the center the powdered sugar, the eggs, the nutmeg and the melted butter. Knead by hand to obtain a homogeneous […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Ivorian Chicken Jollof rice

Ivorian Chicken Jollof rice 4 cups rice (Jasmine) 1 chicken (cut into pieces) 2 tomatoes 4 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon cayenne 5 clove garlic 2 tablespoon ginger 1 onions 2 cubes 1 cup oil 1 cabbage 2 carrots 10 habanero pepper (optional) Pinch of baking soda Salt to taste Blend the garlic, ginger, ½ […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Drinks, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Sobolo (Sorrel) with pineapple and mint

Sobolo is the Ghanaian name for a tea made out of rosella leaves, also referred to as Bissap, Zobo or Sorrel. Sobolo (Bissap, Zobo, Sorrel or hibiscus tea) is a cool drink found in most West African countries. It is a dark red-purple (ruby red) colored juice. It tastes sour, a bit grapey and a […]

Beninese cuisine, Cuisine libérienne, Cuisine nigériane, Ghanaian cuisine, Ivorian cuisine, Main dishes, Mali cuisine, Senegalese cuisine, Togolese cuisine

Jollof rice with Whole Fried Chicken

This is one of my mom’s recipes and it was inspired by the Senegalese Thiébou guinar. But this is not Thiébou guinar because it does not have 2 keys ingredients (guedj and yet). The jollof rice is enjoyed in Togo, Benin, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Ghana, and Nigeria… This recipe is perfect for the parties and […]