The Mensah family has run a small-scale Domedo business for almost 100 years and I recently paid them a visit after being introduced to them by my friend Naa Akuyea. I was curious to know what their story was , more so especially after learning that they used a centuries-old traditional cooking technique to bake pork; a clay oven which we call Flornorr in Ga.
Enterprise Africa Summit was launched yesterday at the British Council with several creative forums on Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Food & Music. It was an engaging session which brought the creme de la creme of Ghanaian creatives under one roof and I was excited to be speaking on Food blogging & photography with photography great Mr. Steve Ababio. Our audience was a mix of food entrepreneurs and hopeful food bloggers. The following are some tips & guidelines of our presentation which I hope you will find useful
I later decided to create a soup recipe using the hardy Guinea Fowl meat using a basic English-style Chicken soup inspo. All I needed was to create stock. Where was I going to get stock? Definitely not in the store. Even if they sold canned Guinea Fowl stock I would without a doubt make my own. Much healthier that way.
The dining experience is slowly but surely changing in Ghana with the growth of private chefs giving Ghanaians a pleasurable dining affair not often found in the average traditional restaurant. There is a steady incline of young chefs dedicating their work to nomadic (pop-up restaurants) & private chef services. One of such new generation chefs is a young man who out of a passion for cooking has turned that zeal into a business venture which is making the waves in Accra.
Chef Amfo hosted us recently to experience not only his food but also to give more insight into his journey into this industry and the daily challenges he faces as well.
I must say that cooking white rice can be quite monotonous for me sometimes. Same old white rice being boiled in a rice cooker or on stove. It can get quite boring so tonight i decided to do something about it using dry herbs and some onions.
The following are planting tips on how I grew cucumbers in the concreted ‘flower pot’ portion of our house. I hope these will be a useful guide for you to start on your own home vegetable gardening project.
The menu for All-Day Breakfast is a simple one pager listing a Full English Breakfast, Tortilla's, Breakfast Pizza, Huevos Rancheros, Waakye, etc. Yes, you read that right. There's Waakye at Coco Lounge for the expat/tourist who's a bit shy/scared/unsure of buying roadside waakye like how we the locals do. But I wasn't here for the waakye. A Full English Breakfast if you please. Make that two.
Do you live on your own? Just got married? Let me ask you this pertinent question.” How do you buy your groceries?” As and when they finish or you buy in bulk? Have you ever considered that buying in bulk can help you save extra cash which can go into a savings account to earn more interest?
This recipe is super easy for you to make in a space of 30 minutes to finish if you have already meal prepped ahead of time. But if not then approximately 45mins minus the marinating of the chicken. Let's get right to the recipe shall we? *rubs hands gleefully*