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 […]

BAKED TOSTONES AND GUACAMOLE!

  I’ve wanted to try tostones for a while for no other reason than because they are made of my favourite food, plantain! Tostones originate from several Latin American countries, such as Puerto Rico and Guatemala. The traditional dish is made from twice-fried green plantains but for the love of health and fitness, I decided […]

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! […]

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 […]

BEEF SUYA KEBABS!

    Suya kebabs are a popular West African Street food that are eaten straight off the grill. I remember when I was in school in Ghana and I would always buy a kebab from the canteen venders during lunch time. They are normally made with beef and a special suya spice which is made […]

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 […]