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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.
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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.
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@10:50 that shoe guy was mocking mark not laughing with him. If you look closely he was mocking him and then he told him that "back home you use a machine, here it's man power." He then thanked him for posting him online, another way of him saying " thank you for making fun of my life". Those are the guys you need to watch out for because they will rob and kill you.
The togetherness in African culture is such a beautiful thing.I am An African living outside of Africa and I must say African culture is beautiful. May we never lose it.so many things to say but yh I’d leave it at this.
You have has SO many amazing things to eat all over the world. In truth I wasn't a fan of you but that has changed. I didn't think you were "genuine" or sincere but I was simply WRONG. If you could answer this question I would be grateful and thankful. What is the BEST thing you have eaten ever? What and where please. BTW, I liked the shirt, no REALLY , it was cool looking
why can't Africans just get modern appliances to help them prepare the food better cleaner? I love the simple clean colter they have, but it could be a little cleaner.I definitely would love to try their good looking food!!!
I SALUTE YOU. BUT, YOU ARE WRONG OUR PEOPLES WERE NOT THE FIRST YOU BEEN BELIEVING LIES AGAIN. WE ARE BUT ONE OF MANY OTHER RACES CREATED JUST AS WE ARE ON THE 6TH DAY. THEN ON THE 8TH DAY, ALL WHITE PEOPLES WERE CREATED BY YHVH GOD NOT EVOLUTION. STOP BELIEVING IN LIES OK? START BELIEVING IN TRUTH. IT WILL SERVE YOU AND OUR AFRICAN BROTHERS WELL.
Luke Jackson Jackson, we stay true to our culinary traditions and culture even when we are surrounded by modern appliances, for the same reason we hold on to our mud huts while surrounding ourselves with modern architecture. #StopTellingUsHowToLive #WeAreTheFirstHumans ...
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Oooh now our mothers are talking too loud????? U are crazy >>> U will never understand our sense of humor .... It is becoz we are HUMAN & not your useless culture of materialism, individualism & meaness with your mobile phones in a corner and computer games........... We are human, we talk!
The family you visited looks very well off upon seeing their beautiful home. Yet they are very down to earth. The women did an incredible job fixing that delicious meal. Thanks so much for this window into another world.
Wow that's amazing mark ,i enjoy watching your videos hope one day you'll to Malawi and experience our local food too. I personally will welcome you. I'm a
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Is Unfortunately, the way Western Media portray our our People and our Beautiful Continent. The need to know, that every region of the world is different, with different Cultures, and way of life. Our People are accommodating, kind, and share everything they have together. I am very Proud of my People,our beloved and our Beautiful Continent
F or 25 years we have provided deluxe wilderness outpost fishing trips from our Armstrong location into beautiful Wabakimi Provincial Park and surrounding lakes.
Yes, we take you where the fishing is extraordinary , but there is more than fishing. Yearly family gatherings sharing a wilderness experience in comfort. Father - son (or daughter) bonding trips or Husband and wife celebrating a second honeymoon with the added spectacular outpost fishing or `the buddy trips where the tall tales get taller.
Its a big time stress reliever! . how do you think about anything else when you are fighting a fish?
Greg and I had a great week. we caught over 1000 walleye. There were well over 200 in the slot size (>18"). This is the most large walleye that have ever been caught on a trip to whiteclay for me. The slot size protection is working. It seems that each trip has more large fish being caught. Our largest northern was 43". It was caught on a jig while walleye fishing.
Greg and I sent see what you missed letters to about a dozen folks. Hope that translates into a large group for next June. . Fran and I are looking forward to the August fishing trip .
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Received your card. Congratulations on 25 Years! We speak often about the great times we had at Ogoki! A Tribute to you both!
Best Regards, Rich Craddock.
What a nice surprise to find your post card in my mail yesterday. Twenty-five years is a long time to do anything; much less a business like yours with all the uncertainties of weather, exchange-rates, two-country economies, etc. There is a reason why your business has survived and (hopefully) thrived. you do the wilderness fishing experience better than anyone in the outdoor sport vacation business.
Dear Judy and Paul,
Congratulations on 25 years. I have many fond memories of my time with Jack at Ogoki. Hope all is well with you.
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Let us introduce ourselves; Judy & Paul Boucher and family. Weve been doing this for 25 years and have learned a thing or two on how to take the worry out of the wilderness experience. Our staff will help you with anything you may not understand or solve any mechanical glitch right away. In short: we treat you like family!
Just a note to let you know our recent fishing junket to your Mojikit South Outpost.
Ive been coming to Armstrong area since 1972 and have probably flown in with 6-7 different outfitters over the years to numerous outposts. Your Mojikit South camp is clearly the nicest camp I have been to. The cabin is beautiful and roomy. Great kitchen and dining area. Beautiful screened in deck and outside porch overlooking the channel. Large chest freezer and a frig that actually keeps things cold. Screened in fishing cleaning house with running water. Bedrooms that are roomy. Vaulted ceiling the the cabin is a plus. The cabin is centrally located to both the lake and the Ogoki Reservoir.
The boats are the best that Ive ever experienced at an outpost. The inside bottoms consist of flat carpeted panels. easy to get in and out of. 1st time Ive fished an outpost with "dry" feet. The boats had comfortable swivel seats and 15 & 20 hp 4-stroke engines that worked great.
We will definitely be back. Everything about Ogoki Frontier was quality. My two grandchildren had the time of their lives, as did the other 2 members of our party. Thanks for the memories.