Serving Ghana: 70+ Everyday Ghanaian Indigenous Recipes for Hospitality with Step-by-Step Instructions (Hardcover)

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Serving Ghana: 70+ Everyday Ghanaian Indigenous Recipes for Hospitality with Step-by-step Instructions is a Ghanaian standard recipe book. The book is written in everyday language but takes care of a number of professional à la carte food production concerns of the professional chef.

With data collected through focus group discussions from thirteen ethnic groups as its basis, the book in addition to some nutritional information documents the recipes of popular indigenous soups, gravy, sauces and stews, grills and fries, one-pot dishes and carbohydrate accompaniments.

The book will facilitate the teaching and learning of younger generations to appreciate and cook Ghanaian local cuisine.

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Ghanaian Cook Book: Favourite Recipes from Ghana

In this book, you will find truly Ghanaian recipes devoid of foreign recipes which have gradually established themselves in the Ghanaian household. Most of the dishes described in the book are not only favourites in Ghana, but are also common to West Africa.

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The Ghana Cookbook

WINNER GOURMAND COOKBOOK AWARD for Best African Cuisine Cookbook

“An in-depth and truly remarkable collection of authentic Ghanaian recipes. This is the definitive Ghana cookbook.” ― Pierre Thiam, chef and author of Senegal

The Akan proverb “The good soup comes from the good earth” elegantly sums up Ghana’s tradition of cooking with seasonal, local ingredients. With an emphasis on locally caught fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits and legumes, Ghana’s cuisine is vibrant, healthful, and eminently appealing. Limited access to wheat and dairy results in a variety of gluten-free, lactose-free, and vegan options using starches such as plantains, cassava, taro, sweet potatoes and millet, and creamy nut-based soups and sauces.

In over 140 recipes that represent all regions of Ghana, the authors highlight flavor principles, seasoning techniques, and basic stocks, with later chapters dedicated to snacks, soups and stews, protein entrees, beverages, baked goods, and much more.

Sample recipes:

  • Green Plantain Chips
  • Black-eyed Pea Fritters (Akara)
  • Chicken Peanut Soup (Nkate Nkwan)
  • Fresh Fish Stew (Fante Fante)
  • Vegetarian Peanut Stew
  • Stewed Bambara Beans (Aboboe)
  • Party-Perfect Jollof Rice with Chicken
  • Hausa Spiced Porridge (Hausa Koko)
  • Tiger Nut Pudding (Atadwe Milkye)
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