GHANAIAN INSPIRED OVEN-GRILLED TILAPIA!

  I remember the first time I tried tilapia (or at least I think it was the first). If my memory serves me correctly, it was in this local spot in Ada (a coastal town in Ghana) and I had it with banku and red pepper. I will never forget the unique taste that the […]

SUCCULENT GHANAIAN OVEN-GRILLED CHICKEN

  If you tell me that Ghanaian grilled chicken tastes the same as any other type of grilled chicken then I’m sorry but you are mistaken! The unique smokiness and spiciness of this charred dish allows it to stand out among its grilled chicken counterparts. Without doubt, this is my favourite way to cook chicken […]

PLANTAIN WAFFLES

  Yes, you read correctly…PLANTAIN WAFFLES! As you all know, I love plantain! It is 100% my favourite food. I bet you thought I ran out of unique and healthy plantain recipes after my BBBB Plantain Week last year. Well, you thought wrong! In this post, I present to you the recipe for plantain waffles! […]

MEDIUM-SPICED TOMATO AND SCOTCH BONNET PEPPER SAUCE

There’s no better way to bring an extra kick into your meal than by adding a bit of Ghanaian red pepper! As a Ghanaian, I’m no stranger to this spicy sauce and I must say, I never thought it would be so easy and cheap to make until I tried it! Seeing as this sauce […]

BAKED YAM CHIPS!

  Yam chips are a popular Ghanaian street food that I love to indulge in whenever I can. Despite their deliciousness, they are not the healthiest as they are usually deep fried and therefore high in fat and calories. Well, I opted for a healthier alternative by baking them and they came out tasting exactly […]

OFAM (PLANTAIN CAKE)!

Ofam is definitely one of my favourite plantain recipes! Who would have thought that you could bake a cake with plantain as the base?! Well, through giving a healthy twist to my grandmother’s recipe, I managed to make this delicious and healthy treat! It was so simple and easy to make and besides digging my teeth […]

SMOKY PAPRIKA + WARM CINAMMON SPICED PLANTAIN CHIPS

  SMOKY PAPRIKA   WARM CINNAMON An old recipe but a good one haha! Enjoy! If you haven’t heard of plantain chips then you’re definitely living under a rock! This has to be the most famous Afro-Caribbean snack! Plantain chips are normally made by deep-frying some unripe plantain slices. However, I decided to bake them to […]