Homemade Bibimbap

⁣Happy New Year!! There’s something comforting about bibimbap to me. I’m not sure if it’s the memories of my parents taking us to Korean restaurants when I was growing up in New Zealand or the fact that it’s this big warm bowl of rice covered with all sorts of bits and pieces that you mix…

Mame’s Taste Box is launched!

⁣Imagine not having to think about what to cook for tomorrow’s dinner, what ingredients to shop for and where to get them! @mamestastebox has the perfect solution for you.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ If you’re time poor or just want to try something new for dinner, this might just be your solution.⁣ I’m excited and proud to support a…

My new favourite way to eat cauliflowers

Who knew roasting cauliflower tossed in a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper could yield such delicious results?⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ I had a cauliflower sitting in the fridge for some time and wanted to do something a little different with it rather than just toss it in a stir-fry or some hidden veggies dish for the…

Ladies’ night in – grazing and wine-ing

⁣I’ve long been admiring the artistic platters that Anita from @sunshinesaladsghana has been splashing on her feed. I’ve seen so many different types and had liked everything I’ve seen on them. I just needed to find the right occasion for one. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ A ladies’ wine night (in) was the perfect occasion, so I promptly placed…

Crispy skinned salmon fillet with a creamy lemon and dill sauce

⁣Salmon, the one fish I love the most and rarely eat in Ghana because it’s so expensive. Luckily, we are getting more options and places to buy them and while they are still very expensive to regularly consume, a treat once in a while is nice.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ What inspired me to make this dish is the…

Prawn Keralan curry

This recipe is inspired by @grilldghana ‘s latest seafood menu. Their seafood curry dish reminded me of this keralan curry recipe I used to make. It’s a @jamieoliver recipe modified to suit my taste.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ I wanted to recreate the dish I tasted and had nearly everything to make it. I know it’s probably a huge…

Creamy pesto pasta with broccoli, chicken and mushrooms

⁣ When you get your hands on some amazing local produce like this broccoli from @adjoaorganic through @theco_opgh, you’ve got to show it off!⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ Miss 7 gave me some meal inspiration when I asked her what she thinks I should make and she suggested a “creamy pasta with broccoli”.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ This wasn’t hard to throw together…

Roasted veggie soup with ginger and turmeric

One of my favourite soups to make as it’s quite effortless especially when I have some homemade chicken broth handy.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ I had my supply of organic vegetables, chicken (to make the broth) from my fortnightly shop from @theco_opgh, and when it started raining on Sunday morning, I figured it would be the perfect comfort dish.⁣…

Vietnamese rice paper rolls with a peanut dipping sauce

Recently, a shopping expedition to the Rabboni Oriental grocery store in Tema inspired me to buy some rice paper to give these Vietnamese rice paper rolls a go!⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⁣ 𝒲𝒽𝒶𝓉 𝓎𝑜𝓊’𝓁𝓁 𝓃𝑒𝑒𝒹⁣ Rice paper⁣ Lettuce⁣ Cucumbers and carrots (cut into thin strips)⁣ Cooked noodles (rice vermicelli or green bean vermicelli)⁣ Coriander and mint (I used ginger…

Zucchini and ricotta fritters

⁣ Zucchini.. my all time favourite veggie and one that I find so versatile. I love it in stir fries, curries, slices, desserts (chocolate and zucchini cake!) and finally these fritters!⁣ I had a fresh delivery of zucchini from @malomfoods and ricotta from @homemadefreshpastairene to use up. A quick search and browse online, and I…