TURKEY AND BLACK-EYED PEA TACOS

  If you’re looking for an easy yet light lunch to make for those days when you don’t have much time, then this recipe is for you! Although the recipe uses turkey, you can feel free to use any leftover meat you have such as chicken or pork. I used black beans to increase the […]

PLANTAIN AND APPLE OAT CRUMBLE! (GLUTEN FREE + VEGAN)

  Growing up, my favourite dessert was apple crumble. Having been to an English boarding school, this pudding was a staple on our dessert menus and soon became my go-to dessert option whenever available. I had never made apple crumble before this attempt and you know me, I love to add an “African” twist to […]

CACAO AND ALMOND “NKATIE CAKE” BITES

  Christmas is in the air and I’m in the mood for a sweet treat! This recipe is a twist on a traditional Ghanaian snack called “nkatie cake” or what the Western world knows as “peanut brittle”. The snack is usually made with peanuts but I decided to use almonds as they are a healthy […]

EASY, CLASSIC GHANAIAN EGG STEW!

  This classic egg stew recipe has been a favourite in my home since I was a child. As simple as this recipe may sound, it is absolutely delicious and is perfect served with some boiled yam and plantain after a long day. The stew is completely vegetarian and provides a tasty break from a […]

LIGHT TATALE (PLANTAIN PANCAKE)

  If you have some overripe plantains lying in your kitchen, then this tatale recipe is the best way to utilise them! Tatale is a staple in Ghanaian cuisine. The main ingredient in tatale is mashed plantains which are spiced with a combination of ingredients to create the unique Ghanaian pancake. Traditionally, I have witnessed […]

MAKE-AHEAD BANANA BREAKFAST MUFFINS | MEAL PREP

  Who doesn’t like banana muffins? Better yet, healthy banana muffins to sit better with your conscience?! Well, here is a banana muffin recipe that you can make at the beginning of your week and eat as a make-ahead breakfast. Trust me, this will make your mornings much easier! Without further ado, here is the […]