Ghana Beans Stew With Smoked Fish

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Ingredients: For the beans stew: 300g black eye beans – soaked overnight 2 medium fresh tomatoes – de-skinned and chopped 1 medium onion – thinly sliced 1 clove of garlic – thinly sliced 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon paprika powder (optional) 100g smoked haddock – cut […]

Ghana Brown Fish Stew

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes I got this recipe of Ghanaian Fish Stew from a friend of mine when I learnt that she got the recipe from her mother in law, I did not waste any seconds and wrote down the recipe shamelessly. My first attempt of cooking this meal was perhaps […]

Plantain Pancake/Tatale

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes According to my hubby, traditionally this dish is prepared using cornmeal. Since I cannot get cornmeal in my area, I substituted cornmeal with self raising flour. Some call it tatale, some call it tetare. It is clever how they added ginger to the recipe. It gives the […]

Ghana Beans Stew (red red)

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes This is another famous Ghanaian staple, usually known as ‘Red red’ or ‘Aboboi’ stew. I love ‘red red’ with Kelewele (fried plantain) and Tatale (plantain pancakes). Ingredients: 300g black eye beans – soaked overnight 1 large fresh tomato – de-skinned and chopped 1 medium onion – thinly […]

Ghanaian Hotpot/Mpoto-Mpoto

Preparation time: 10  minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes This Ghanaian dish is an absolute divine especially in cold winter times.  It is easy to prepare and cooks in no time!! This is my other half’s specialty – when ever I feel like being pampered (more to being lazy actually) I’ll get him to cook this […]

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