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Akara is a delicious fried snack composed of black-eyed peas originally from Nigeria, but also popular throughout West Africa and Brazil.

Nigeria: Akara

Akara is a delicious fried snack composed of black-eyed peas originally from Nigeria, but also popular in West Africa and Brazil.

Akara is a very versatile dish that can be eaten with anything from bread to custard (or ogi/pap). Easy to make

Akara is a very versatile dish that can be eaten with anything from bread to custard (or ogi/pap). Easy to make

Fried yam and Pepper (Ghanaian food). Perfect.

Yam and Hot Pepper

Another very popular Ghanaian street food. This is very delicious and easy to make, provided you find the right yam. In America, the sweet ...

From Aromas from Ghana Cookbook by Cynthia Agbozo. These fritters are spiked with ginger, red onion and Scotch Bonnet Chilies. They can be served with peanuts as a snack or along side an african stew.

Titale (Ghana Spicy Plantain Fritters) Recipe - Food.com

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From "Aromas from Ghana Cookbook" by Cynthia Agbozo. These fritters are spiked with ginger, red onion and Scotch Bonnet Chilies. They can be served with peanuts as a snack or along side an african stew.

In West Africa, pepper sauce is an essential partner for puff-puff, grilled meat , fish and eggs or splendid with any food. There is just something about pepper sauce that takes a dish from bland, ...

African Pepper Sauce - Immaculate Bites

Homemade African Pepper Sauce that is primarily made with habanero, garlic, onion, basil and other spices. A versatile sauce that can be used as a condiment, dip, or appetizer component. In West Africa, pepper sauce is an essential partner for puff-puff, grilled meat , fish and eggs or splendid with any food. There is just ... View More

Ghana garden egg stew

Ghana’s garden egg stew

Garden egg stew is one of the most popular stews in Ghana. It has the African egg plant commonly known as garden eggs or (known in Ghana as nyadua in the Twi language, s3b3 in Ga, ntrowa in Fanti and Agbitsa in Ewe and solanum aethiopicum in Latin) as its main ingredient.

Eggplant (or Garden Egg) Stew with Meat, Shrimp (or Crab) and Fish

Recipe #92: Eggplant (or Garden Egg) Stew with Meat, Shrimp (or Crab) and Fish

I have written about "garden eggs" (aka jilo, ntroma) before. Today's recipe is adapted from a rich stew we cooked at Flair Catering in Accra. It includes that common blending of meat and fresh and smoked, dried and salted seafood, laced together with exciting spiciness, fresh vegetables, and the distinctive flavor of palm oil (though that, too, is adapted here). This is a slightly more complicated version than a simple eggplant or okra and eggplant stew, but it is perfect for a special…

yam and fish pepper soup ,Nigerian Food Recipes, Nigerian Recipes, Nigerian Food

yam and fish pepper soup ,Nigerian Food Recipes, Nigerian Recipes, Nigerian Food