With the Calabar Festival fast approaching, it is almost a given that majority of the tourists heading to the festival this December will get the chance to taste the amazing oh-so famous Edikang Ikong Soup during their visit. (more…)
Waakye actually pronounced “Wachay” is a very popular Ghanaian street food. Rumor has it that this meal originated from the northern past of the “Gold Coast”. Usually made with rice, black eyed beans and sorghum mill stalks. I can vividly remember my days in Accra, Ghana and how waakye was my go-to-food; It was somewhere between 6 to 10 Ghana Cedis for a decent pack of this delicacy.
Africa is a beautiful continent, so great in culture and heritage. Little wonder foreigners had to come carry her people to their countries to try replicate some of the beauty which they found in her land. Thanks to the politically aired media programs or views, some part of Africa has been put in the news continuously as war zones, poverty stricken or terrorist filled places. I was going through a thread on twitter recently where I saw that even the black Americans and co, still believe that Africans live in caves, with no means of electricity or modern communication. sigh!
Today on African Platter map, we head over to Tunisia for our next delicious dish called Shakshouka (Eggs in Tomato sauce). The name almost got me biting my tongue, I can only but imagine how tasty it would be. African platter takes you to countries around Africa showcasing different delicacies and recipes on how to make them.
The words African and platter, combined together makes my mouth salivate and my tummy rumble. Although I hate map reading, or hated map reading back then in geography class, when it comes to food… I am an “A” student always. hahahaha!