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Unforgettable Meal - ASHANTI FOOD in Kumasi, Ghana | Ultimate West African Food Tour!

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►SUBSCRIBE for 2 new videos per week: http://bit.ly/MarkWiensSubscribe ►T-shirts and caps available now: https://migrationology.com/store/ ►Watch the entire Ghana series: https://goo.gl/9mWUGk Thanks to Can Do Tours (http://www.candotours.com/) for arranging this amazing Ghanaian food experience for me. From Cape Coast, Ghana, we drove inland to Kumasi, a major city in the central Ashanti Region of Ghana. I was excited to sample authentic Ashanti food, and to spend just a short time exploring Kumasi. The drive from Cape Coast took about 4 hours. Fufu for Lunch - When we arrived, we were all quite hungry and so we stopped at a local chop bar (Ghanaian local food restaurant) for lunch. I’m not really sure of the name of this spot, or I don’t even think it really had a name written on it. But it was a popular neighborhood spot, especially known for their fufu - a West African staple food of pounded plantain and cassava. I had it along with a mix of palm nut soup and a variety of meats. Fufu mix - 18 GHC ($3.80) per bowl Ashanti Food Cooking in Kumasi, Ghana - The main activity food activity of the day was meeting a host family and going to their home to cook and experience authentic Ashanti Ghanaian food. Before going home, we stopped at a local market in Kumasi to buy some vegetables, and some essentials for the cooking, especially taro leaves. Kontomire stew - I didn’t really know what we’d be cooking, but learned it was a dish called kontomire stew, a stew made from fermented fish for flavor and mostly taro leaves (also called cocoyam in Ghana). The leaves were boiled and ground with garlic and spices, then doused in boiling palm nut oil to finish it. The dish was served with boiled green plantains and cocoyams that you could dip into the kontomire stew. It was also amazing to eat with avocado, and the highlight of my day was eating with the entire family. This is the final video from this Ghana food and travel series! If you haven’t seen all 7 videos, at the full playlist here: https://goo.gl/9mWUGk Thank you for watching this entire Ghana food and travel series. It was an amazing trip, tried and learned about so many delicious foods, and it was an honor to meet and interact with so many generous and friendly people. MUSIC: https://artlist.io/ ***CAMERA GEAR*** I used to make this video (these are affiliate links): Main camera: http://amzn.to/2sV0XQO Main lens: http://amzn.to/2szLZNf 2nd lens: http://amzn.to/2EjBeEg Microphone: http://amzn.to/2rBKD3z Drone: http://amzn.to/2CrtAHz I would love to connect with you! Instagram: https://instagram.com/migrationology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/migrationology
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Mark Wiens (5 months ago)
This is the final video of this Ghana series. If you haven't watched all the videos, here's the full playlist: https://goo.gl/9mWUGk Thanks for watching. Kenya starts next! (If you're not already subscribed, click subscribe now, and also turn on your "bell" notifications so you get notified of the next video). See you on the next video!
Braheem1988 Diallo (6 days ago)
Mark Wiens pls u must come to Senegal u r welcome
Braheem1988 Diallo (6 days ago)
Mark go next time senegal
snehanairdivakar 2112 (11 days ago)
I need to tell you onething sir that, i think you are the most luckiest person in the world Really you are enjoying real human life Great respect sir you are so friendly
Abon Benjamin (12 days ago)
Bro can I join I'm hungry 😍
mahdieh fattahi (7 hours ago)
peaceful &hospitable people....amazing scenery.....delicious foods....land of blessings. love from Iran.
You're welcome in Bangladesh. Come to visit our Country. We have Sundarbaan (Biggest Mangrove Forest), Coxbazar (Biggest Sea beach), Sent Martin (Biggest Island), So many Historical Place), Excellent Food........... etc etc. Welcome you.
Catherine Laussen (1 day ago)
I wanna try fufu
Aaron Shadowwalker (1 day ago)
Swallow your fufu don't chew lol
Eleazar Madjitoloum (1 day ago)
Why don’t you try food from central Africa Cameroon 🇨🇲 and Ivory Coast 🇨🇮
cas cas1 (1 day ago)
Anelani Njokwana (2 days ago)
When are you coming to South Africa
Pedro Centeio (2 days ago)
the food from Africa looks real good.
roach (2 days ago)
I'm jealous of how much you can eat and still stay fit. I'm also jealous of how you get to travel the world and eat all their food.... I'm jealous of you.
seven7 Mine (2 days ago)
Spot indomie banner..😅
Ahmed Nadori Vlogs (2 days ago)
Keep it Real (2 days ago)
Ghana’s best food dish and healthy
Keep it Real (2 days ago)
Best episode ever!!!!
Keep it Real (2 days ago)
Shirt is called kente like in black panther
Kofi Boat (2 days ago)
This dude is really awesome. Loved this.
Zienab Abdelrahman (3 days ago)
Come to Sudan please
Abid Kiani (3 days ago)
Habi Diallo (3 days ago)
Next time, please go to my parents house. Love ❤️
LumpyyBeats (3 days ago)
You didn't get sick off that rat meat
Queen Raven#1 (4 days ago)
Loving the American peoples
cik na_na binti kahal (4 days ago)
I like your attitude your the best man
Reynan Sapanta (4 days ago)
John Dracula (4 days ago)
Finally i know where apple took there default wallpaper in iphone
Phil's Wife Forever (4 days ago)
Looks amaaaaazing! The avocado 🥑 helps decreases the spiciness of the dish ‘Spinach’ stew.
Mz. Thang (4 days ago)
Man power making slippers. Just cut (trim)
Mz. Thang (4 days ago)
Pork leg tough-rubbery, as Mark called it is an indication of not being done. I don't care what culture prepared it. All looked good, wish I too could sample.
Sandra Williams (4 days ago)
Omnipotent Zaron (5 days ago)
The similarities between Afro Caribbean and West African culture are astonishing, one of the only good things to come from slavery
True Native (5 days ago)
Ohh and lm a new sub straight from Arizona❤ You need to try Native American Food from the Apache reservations❤
Ed Towel (5 days ago)
Travel tip: Carry a "spork" instead of eating with your hands. Nothing like explosive diarrhea to ruin an expensive trip to the Eastern Hemisphere.
True Native (5 days ago)
Hats off to you Mark, you brave for tryn the soup dish.. I ..l .. I couldnt stomach tryn it... Nope😵 but lll take your worx that its good👍hats off to the women!!!
One happy Girl (5 days ago)
Cheerful happy cobbler at 10:36
toussaint julie (6 days ago)
he's very happy
Acina Matata (6 days ago)
I wish I could travel to Ghana 😩 I've wanted to ever since but I'm just too afraid of going alone 🤷 maybe next year 🙏
WorldieTV (4 days ago)
You have a friend and a tourist guide with me Matata..Just flick me an email via [email protected] when you about coming
KV Santhosh (6 days ago)
everything is exceptional,that plastic act is bad for health.
Love the shirt!!.. Wow, everything looked yummy with the family.
TheMitochondrialEve (7 days ago)
I've always wanted to visit Ghana and Mark just sealed it for me. I can tell the meal prepared by the family was really delicious, not sure about the lunch he had though. I'm learning to read when he really likes food versus when it's just ok. Anyway just by watching his vlogs there are so many places that were never on my travel radar that are now. Thanks for showing some of the places in the world that have been written off our minds.
Fadilu Haruna (7 days ago)
You this guy work is to eat right hahaha hahaha 😅😘😍😍😂😂
Lechatnocternal (7 days ago)
Mark, I hope you told them that covering the food with plastic while it’s cooking is bad for their health
ttop bugatti (8 days ago)
I’m a new subscriber and I’m hooked12/4/18.. you are truly a delightful person.. blessings to you and yours 💓💓💓
leonard richard (9 days ago)
I like your vlog and vibe!!!! Keep it up man....
Last Name First Name (9 days ago)
*_Last time i eat Fufu when i was in the southern Africa Malawi and the way they eat their fufu is very different to West African anyway God bless Africa_*
jaan Khan (9 days ago)
african food with SWEAT DRESSING
Caitlyn Ari (9 days ago)
God bless our home land GHANA 🇬🇭‼️
K.D.R gang officiel (10 days ago)
Why you never complain about your food?
ARIZOTH2012 (10 days ago)
I like the fact that everything is so earthy, I haven't seen one eating utensil in any of the videos, everyone eats with their hands...seems more efficient and fewer things to wash.
Kimberly Blackwell (10 days ago)
Can I ask you do you ever get sick on foreign food?I'll ne going to kumasi next fall..just need to know
mallika yerramalli (10 days ago)
Loads of love from India 🇮🇳💐💐💐
mallika yerramalli (10 days ago)
Wonderful Mark!!! Keep it up 👍🏻 Good job...May the lord Jesus Christ bless you and your family abundantly.
lucia nduta (11 days ago)
U put a lot in your mouth I feel u are expanding
tammy racen (11 days ago)
What's the name of that dish
Aristocrat E (12 days ago)
7:08 That's what she said.
sourajit saha (12 days ago)
Ashanti in bengali means chaos :D however, yet another good episode bro.
Yummy 😋
I Spy (12 days ago)
This is crazy food!
I Spy (12 days ago)
House is very nice...Where is the table...
I Spy (12 days ago)
Nice house!
650 Ent (13 days ago)
Geetanjali Kamble (13 days ago)
Everything is so good... Awesome... They are taking so much efforts to cook. Just one question Why polythene was there in the cooking pot at 14.18
indigenous Supporter (14 days ago)
African is so beautiful and rich .Am Sudanese.Our main problem is that of course the corrupted leaders.if it wasnt for them, there would no a single african leave looking for better life or jobs. We own the biggest content with massive natural resources that could feed the entire world,let only African.
Jayshree Waingankar (15 days ago)
Thank u vy much for saying this Ghana's last destination. Very nice people n lifestyle.👍💖
Tia SW wat (15 days ago)
What is fufu?
Awurabena1 (12 days ago)
A mixture of pounded cassava and plantain to a smooth consistency.
tonny opindo (15 days ago)
still waiting for you in kenya..mothaland dishes located at the karen village
Nixson Tetteh (15 days ago)
those who hated this video are discriminators and racists
James Jackson (15 days ago)
It is very nice what I saw and it was very nice for you to sit down with them folks and eat dinner man may God bless you and keep you doing what you doing God bless you I really enjoyed it
CINE PLUS TV (15 days ago)
Hi Mark, I'm Wisdom a broadcaster for Cine Plus TV Ghana. I've been trying to reach you several times but no avail. I really like your videos and also interested to broadcast some of them on our TV channel and want to seek for your approval before. I've also sent you an email about us via your website email address. Kindly acknowledge receipt. Hoping to hear from you soon. You can also reach me on this phone number: +233249872181 - email: [email protected]
Nani A (16 days ago)
Please tell me the background music nameeeee I am serching but it's not find please let me know
Gorilla Chilla (16 days ago)
Beuatiful long live African countries , robbed by whites, dont gjve them the chance again, crying about immigration
d kaboy (16 days ago)
Love you ghana from horn of africa 😙😎✌✊
Chris M Sterling (17 days ago)
Flies topping the dry fish 🙈
Donmafia A.k.a. Gringo (17 days ago)
love ur shows man u should come to Jamaica for some ackee and saltfish
NeverLetGo KojnKuv (17 days ago)
Omg, I want some. Looks so delicious. Love African food.
Princess Prince1622 (18 days ago)
Hello..mark have you been to INDIA ever...
Emran Mughal (18 days ago)
This time for Africa
Kensy Roland (18 days ago)
To much oil😣😣😣😣😣
Zahid Sandhu (19 days ago)
From Pakistan
Arzu Aydoğdu (19 days ago)
You are so lucky ,😊😋😋😋😋
Dreams Do Come True (19 days ago)
It's like a paradise there.
christabeler aku (19 days ago)
eee mark that pork is the only thing i have seen u eat and dont like
Vanessa Okoth (19 days ago)
I just love how we African's are minimalist , it's just our way of life . I love all the African cultures ,so different yet so amazing !
Sujan Kar (19 days ago)
which shirt Mark has wearied here it has exported from India which has created by Nobel award Poet Rabindranth Tagore of Bengali Tradition almost 100 years before which is very comfortable feel cool in hot places to move.
Mishal Kashif (20 days ago)
Rip mark we will miss u😓😓😓😓😓
Eds Palacio (20 days ago)
Nice boss food is life have a nice eating
Po Na (20 days ago)
I travel for food good job Mar W I'm hungry
KELIA GAYLE (20 days ago)
I would love to see you take a trip to Jamaica 🇯🇲
v india (20 days ago)
When you taste food,face expressions seems like world map is drawn on your face
v india (20 days ago)
U spoiled nice video U streched too long making barter with wooden stick
Ashley Ashley (21 days ago)
that's my name
Sandeep Gowda (21 days ago)
Super bro
Shalini B (21 days ago)
Yukk why do they boil plastic
Boishaki Bosu (21 days ago)
Rogelio Torres (21 days ago)
Mark, thank you for the videos, your experience and for sharing the world with us... Take care and God bless..
SN DarK (21 days ago)
Nice foods n nice girls . nice family.i don't know whenever I see black girls .I feel horny .I don't know why.sorry if someone feels bad but it's my biggest problem.i am feeling to test both.
Amo tudo isso ,dento de meu ser e como estivesse achando o meu lar o meu povo.,mesmo sendo brasileira,deve existir alguma alma gêmea minha em outros paises.
Angelica Joaquin (22 days ago)
jangchok chodon (22 days ago)
Hey mark, can u go tibet and vlog
AETHER MARTIAN (22 days ago)
Mark, you are a loving person, but I really fear for the safety of you, your wife, and your baby. Aren’t you fearful at all, when traveling in these 3rd World countries?
Salma S (22 days ago)
Tum kitna items kate ho yar...
FKuNooBs IHaTeNooBs (22 days ago)
19:41 wtff man that lady have no sense of courtesy, such a showing of greed and mannerless behavior, don't like this family.

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