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Authentic African Cuisine From Ghana

Author : David Otoo
ISBN : 0965920933
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 66.75 MB
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20th Anniversary Celebration Edition (1997 - 2017) ​​​Authentic African Cuisine from Ghana is an absolutely brilliant and a must have book. The 1st edition of the book was a great success and it's been out of print for over 10 years, which has created an overwhelming demand for the revised edition. The second edition has easier to read and easy to follow cooking instructions, and updated with professional quality images of some favourite Ghanaian dishes. The book begins with a brief introduction into the history, traditions and culture of Ghana and her people. Ghanaians are fun-loving, cheerful people who are proud of their country and its numerous languages (over 20 major ones and many more dialects), traditions, and standing. The book then goes into the various traditional soups such as the famous groundnut or peanut soup, palm soup. There are stews like kontomereh (spinach) and egusi, okro or okra stew and rice dishes like jollof and kelewele (fried plantains) - delicious. There's also a section for deserts like bofloat. Towards the end of the book, there is a section which gives a list of many Ghanaian festivals and their respective dates of celebration. There is also the Adinkra symbols and the meanings of each symbols. In writing this book, the authors have endeavoured (as much as possible) to stick closely to ingredients and herbs used by Ghanaians in cooking their mouth - watering dishes. But, being conscious that this book will be read by non- Ghanaians and that food preservation will take place throughout the four corners of the globe, the authors have also included, where possible, substitute ingredients which are more readily available in American or European markets. It should be noted that because the African continent is so diverse in culture and traditions there is consequently a wide range of food and different methods and styles of cooking a similar food from one country to the next within Africa. Even within the same country, different ethnic groups will prepare the same dish differently. The term 'African food' is therefore a complete misnomer. Traditionally in Ghana, and indeed in the rest of Africa, girls learn to cook at an early age. A young adult will first go to the local market with the mother to watch how she selects the best of the fresh ingredients for a particular dish, then the child will help with little chores and take instructions from the mother in the kitchen while she cooks. By her mid-teens the child (usually a daughter, but not exclusively so) is a budding good cook herself. This is how mouth-watering Ghanaian foods are passed on from mother to daughter, from one generation to the next, intact and undiluted.
Category: Cooking

Ghanaian Cooking At Its Best

Author : Professor Department of Philosophy Sue Campbell
ISBN : 0986279102
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Ghanaian authentic cuisine in its colorful, spicy and delicious glory. 70 Authentic Ghanaian recipes and up to 200 food related images in color. Ghanaian Authentic Drinks and Smoothie. Ginger drink & Spicy tropical smoothie; Appetizers & Snacks e.g. Achomo, and donuts; Side dishes e.g. Kelewele, Tatale, Kaklo and Ablongo; Main course dishes e.g. Ghanaian stews and soups and of course Jollof rice. Desserts e.g. Tropical fruit pie and quick cake desserts. There are combinations of Ghanaian ingredients to create some amazing recipes. Cassava (Yucca) pudding & Gari pudding, Pineapple upside down spicy ginger cake on a bed of pineapple jam with cherries showered with shredded coconut flakes. Delicious! What a delight! This cookbook uses 250mls cup measurement in most of its recipes for simplicity. The cookbook is about Sue's interesting culinary family life from childhood to adulthood. Sue is passionate about cooking and eating Ghanaian cuisine, but she could not find a cookbook that captured the Ghanaian cuisine as she would want presented. She decided to write a Ghanaian cookbook to present her country's cuisine in the arty, edgy, spicy and delicious way it deserves. Sue was born in Accra, the capital of Ghana, West Africa. She is quadrilingual and speaks English, Fante, Ga, and Twi fluently. She lived in London, United Kingdom and worked in Business Administration and the Fashion industry for many years. She moved to the United States in 2005 and subsequently qualified as a Nurse. She designs clothes for herself and enjoys life with fashion flair whenever she can. She is a dedicated Smooth Jazz enthusiast and loves world music. She enjoys gardening, the arts, and loves to travel. Ghanaian cuisine is one of her many passions in life. Join her on her journey of recreating some amazing and exciting Ghanaian recipes in the cookbook. She has also evolved and revolutionized some Ghanaian ingredients to create some amazing recipes. Enjoy!

Zoe S Ghana Kitchen

Author : Zoe Adjonyoh
ISBN : 9781784721985
Genre : Cooking
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"I believe we are on the cusp of an African food revolution. There is a longing to try something that is actually new, not just re-spun, and African cuisines are filling that gap. It's the last continent of relatively unexplored food in the mainstream domain. For too long Africans have kept this incredible food a greedy secret." - Zoe Adjonyoh Ghanian food is always fun, always relaxed and always tasty! From Pan-roasted Cod with Grains of Paradise and Nkruma (Okra) Tempura to Coconut & Cassava Cake and Cubeb Spiced Shortbread, this is contemporary African food for simply everyone. If you're already familiar with good home-cooked Ghanaian food, you'll find new ways to incorporate typical flavours - such as plenty of fresh fish and seafood, hearty salads and spices with a kick. If you're new to it, you'll no doubt be surprised and delighted at the relative ease of cooking these tempting dishes. Most of the ingredients are easy to come by at supermarkets or local shops, and the recipes are super flexible - you can take the basic principles and adapt them easily to what you have available in your cupboard or fridge. Zoe's Ghana Kitchen will help you bring something truly exciting and flavour-packed to the kitchen. Get ready to bring African food to the masses.
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Flavors Of Africa

Author : Evi Aki
ISBN : 9781624146756
Genre : Cooking
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Explore Africa's Spices, Tastes and Time-Honored Traditions In Flavors of Africa, Evi Aki shares the traditional Nigerian dishes she grew up enjoying, as well as typical eats from all across the continent. She introduces customary recipes from each of Africa’s different regions, including meals from Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Angola and more, all of which she collected with the help of relatives and family friends. Sample tried-and-true staples that have survived generations, like Nigerian Red Stew, Jollof Rice, Moroccan Spiced Lamb and Eritrean Red Lentils with Berbere Spice Mix. Enjoy Evi’s unique spin on classics like West African Egusi Soup and Ewa Oloyin (a vegetarian bean dish), in addition to her lighter and healthier take on traditional African street foods like Zanzibar Pizza. Whether you’re a foodie, a spicy food aficionado or simply looking for a colorful new cuisine to try, Flavors of Africa is an excellent map for your culinary journey.
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The Ghana Cookery Book

Author : David Saffery
ISBN : 9780955393662
Genre : Cooking
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One of West Africa's earliest recipe books, "The Ghana Cookery Book" was first published in Accra in 1933. Over 800 recipes make use of a wealth of local ingredients: ripe, tropical fruit, abundant fresh fish from the Atlantic Ocean, exotic spices, and a profusion of vegetables, grains and nuts from the fertile plantations of the Gold Coast. Providing a fascinating, unique snapshot of West African cuisine during the colonial period, "The Ghana Cookery Book" features a number of charming period advertisements, and is packed with vintage hints and tips on running a household in tropical Africa. If you have an interest in West Africa and the cultural histories of the region, this book makes for essential and enjoyable reading.
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A Taste Of Africa

Author : Dorinda Hafner
ISBN : 1862545863
Genre : Africa
File Size : 90.31 MB
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Over the past few centuries, the influences of Portuguese, Spanish, and French cuisines have created an entirely new cuisine across the African continent, while African influences have simultaneously travelled to countries such as Brazil, Cuba, Jamaica and the United States.
Category: Africa

Africa An Encyclopedia Of Culture And Society 3 Volumes

Author : Toyin Falola Ph.D.
ISBN : 9781598846669
Genre : History
File Size : 23.23 MB
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These volumes offer a one-stop resource for researching the lives, customs, and cultures of Africa's nations and peoples. • Supplies entries that are more extensive than in most comparable encyclopedic works • Arranges content alphabetically by country, then by topic, with suggestions for further reading following each • Includes contributions from numerous eminent scholars of African history • Provides a clear African voice via entries from scholars from the African continent
Category: History

African Cuisine

Author : Naa Lartiokor Addico
ISBN : 145000668X
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 24.1 MB
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"A Basic Guide to Understanding the Qur'an: For the first time in Islamic history, interested non Arabic-speaking laymen can easily and quickly navigate the pages of the Qur'an and have immediate access to clear and accurate information. This book is the first guide of its kind and it will help: 1. Remove the mystery of the Qur'an.2. Show the common areas between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.3. Help the reader make an intelligent and well-educated judgment about the religion of Islam based on personal knowledge gained from reading direct interpretations of verses from the Qur'an.4. Help the reader understand how and why Islam is a way of living.5. Promote peace, bridge the gap between cultures and bring about a better understanding of Islam for a better world of tolerance."
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Taking Food Public

Author : Psyche Williams Forson
ISBN : 9781134726271
Genre : Social Science
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The field of food studies has been growing rapidly over the last thirty years and has exploded since the turn of the millennium. Scholars from an array of disciplines have trained fresh theoretical and methodological approaches onto new dimensions of the human relationship to food. This anthology capitalizes on this particular cultural moment to bring to the fore recent scholarship that focuses on innovative ways people are recasting food in public spaces to challenge hegemonic practices and meanings. Organized into five interrelated sections on food production – consumption, performance, Diasporas, and activism – articles aim to provide new perspectives on the changing meanings and uses of food in the twenty-first century.
Category: Social Science