10 WEST AFRICAN PICNIC IDEAS

10 WEST AFRICAN PICNIC IDEAS

The smoky smell of barbecues, the chats, laughter, the odd loud drunks scream, the happy music and general ‘feel good’ atmosphere across the country is intoxicating to say the least. The walk through parks, trying to find a secluded place for a picnic can be challenging to say the least, however it’s a great opportunity [...]

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PERFECT KOOSE OR AKARA RECIPE (FRIED BEAN FRITTERS).

PERFECT KOOSE OR AKARA RECIPE (FRIED BEAN FRITTERS).

Enjoy this Gluten free and equally spicy fried black eyed bean fritters, known as Koose in Ghana or Akara in Nigeria. This recipe includes how to peel the skins off your beans and the secret to a fluffy Koose or Akara. It’s a must try recipe and can be used in place of bread for sandwiches. [...]

TOM BROWN (ROASTED CORN MEAL PORRIDGE)

TOM BROWN (ROASTED CORN MEAL PORRIDGE)

Until I find out why this roasted corn meal porridge, is known as ‘Tom Brown’, I’ll settle with the  notion due to ‘its distinctive  brown colour’. Please feel free to share your knowledge behind the name. Anyway, as most Ghanaian dishes go, they’re mostly gluten free including this nutty porridge. Tom Brown is made from corn [...]