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  • Takoradi Market Circle

    Have you ever experienced a market in Africa? Join me on a journey to my favourite - Takoradi Market Circle  Here's an extract from my African fusion cook book "A Plate in the Sun"   I grew up in Takoradi, a beautiful city along the Atlantic coast and twinned with its neighbour, Sekondi. Daily food shopping at the open-air market in the middle of town – the Market Circle, is fascinating, a place where you can buy anything from fresh foods to a bow and arrow to bridal wear. An ...
  • Christmas eats make Christmas treats

    Christmas eats make Christmas treats!!!!! With Christmas fast approaching, I have a few tempting dishes for you to enjoy….     Let’s get the meal going with some spiced nuts and drinks from A Plate in the Sun.         If you’re having roast pork, I’ve got just the sides for you! Plantain carrot and apple mash or Crispy stuffing balls.     The mash brings just the right amount of sweetness to pork ...
  • Scotch bonnet chillies – Some like it hot

    When it comes to chillies, there’s only one for me, the scotch bonnet -the king of chillies! It comes in traffic stopping colours and livens every dish it touches.   I love it because it gives both heat AND a delicious fruity flavour. It brings a lively zing to sauces, stews and soups and adds something different to lasagne and shepherd’s pie. For me it’s a must in marinades. Hot peppers are a defining flavour in African foods.   In Ghana, we love it with onion ...