Posts Tagged ‘African cuisine’

Fura in Accra

Street Food Friday – Fura in Accra

In search of more street food in Accra, my friend Kaibo and I have been planting ourselves in the neighborhood of Nima over the past several weeks. Walking in Nima, I was curious when I saw these white powdered balls neatly packed in glass boxes.

Tilapia Food Truck

Photo 365-Day 134 “Tilapia Food Truck”

Looks like the food truck craze has hit Accra. Shown here is a tilapia food truck on Spintex Road. Here’s the owner grilling some fish for me. Before seeing the truck, he approached me asking if I’d like to buy some. Since there’s no shortage of tilapia here, I quickly shooed him away. Then he […]


Seven Reasons Why I’m Moving To Ghana

So there’s a number of events that led me to my decision to move to Ghana. I realized I’ve been telling everyone I’m moving to Ghana, but I don’t think I’ve really been discussing why I’m moving there.

JollofRice wVeggies

Cuisine – Coconut Jollof Rice

A recipe from Cameroon and a West African staple, Yeti from Afro Food TV shows us step-by-step how to make Coconut Jollof Rice!


Kelewele – A Ghanaian Snack

A follow-up from yesterday’s post, since I can’t get enough of fried plantains, here’s a recipe for the Ghanaian snack Kelewele. Different from plain fried plantains, the plantains are cut into small cubes, and mixed with spices like cayenne pepper, salt and ginger root.

Red-Red in Ghana

Snapshot – Red-Red in Ghana

By far my favorite dish while visiting Ghana, this dish is known as Red-Red (it’s as delicious as it looks).