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  • Christmas and a Jollof Rice Recipe

    Jollof Rice

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    Jollof Rice

    This is a little story about how we spent our Christmas and a jollof rice recipe.

    We didn’t really plan for a Christmas dinner this year. Well, we sort of had a conversation about a menu months ago but couldn’t remember because we forgot to write it down.

    A week … Continue Reading...

  • Hearty Chickpea Stew

    Hearty Chickpea Stew

    I was chatting with my friend K’s daughter the other day about what we’re most looking forward to this Christmas. She of course is excited for presents; last year she got a little sister, I don’t know how her parents are going to top that one. Another thing she was … Continue Reading...

  • Plantain and Beans

    Plantain and Beans

    Plantain and beans; it sounds so exotic now, almost foreign, yet it used to be my favourite food not too long ago.

    This beloved Ghanaian food of fried plantains and stewed beans holds a special place in my heart – sold by street vendors and a staple in homes, it’s … Continue Reading...

  • Stewed Black Beans with Red Palm Oil

    Stewed Black Beans with Red Palm Oil Stewed Black Beans with Red Palm Oil

    A pot of beans simmering away on the stove almost always takes me back to years past when we’d spend our Sundays in the kitchen making soups and stews to last us the week, and although the memories aren’t pleasant, I can’t make beans with red palm oil without thinking … Continue Reading...

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