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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 (11 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!
Sexy Est Mans (18 days ago)
@Chael Champ to prevent the heat from escaping gather ,not too health but much more better to fouls paper
Sexy Est Mans (18 days ago)
@mubashir malik those food keep us healthy and stays in shape , that is why black don't crack and obesity is not in our DNA. Continue eating your process meat full of chemical to keep it last for a month
saruul ulziibaatar (24 days ago)
Hi u should go Mongolia 🇲🇳 it’s more natural food 🥘 good luck 👍🏻 I like watching ur videos
petestreet (30 days ago)
That shirt LOOKS good on Mark.
Brie The Princess (4 hours ago)
Love the African garb ❤️❤️❤️ looking fly
Kobla Kartey-corsy (9 hours ago)
Yhhhh fufu in Ashanti region is the real deal
Vikas Singh (13 hours ago)
Why do you make so much fake smile while eating
Pramod Pandit (17 hours ago)
2:44 steam cover by polythin... Wtf
Greetings from South Africa to my African brothers. I’m from the Zulu tribe. It’s good to see my brothers thriving and living well. I’m loving the culture.
Pei Bharat Magra (1 day ago)
Hello sir, ur videos is so amazing i realy like ur videos, plz sometime came in our north eastern india state name Arunachal Pradesh and try our local food too....love from north-eastern India..
Sagarika Poosa (1 day ago)
Stop overacting man. Too much
Edjara Tenente (1 day ago)
Came to Angola,eat "funje" you gonns like
Oral Whyte (1 day ago)
Nice black girls
banubash (1 day ago)
How can you maintain your weight with all you eat man. Amazing!
LuLola Sammuel (1 day ago)
❤️❤️😂😂🇬🇭🇬🇭💯💯✅✅
Abhay Debbarma (1 day ago)
17:59 hahaha....he beats marks reaction
Ivanohe Martin (2 days ago)
The stew girl's husband is one lucky bastard. Every kind of yummy.
R.entertaiment Video (2 days ago)
Sur plz plz plz come to Assam nort east india plz sur...💖💖💖💖💖💖 LOVE YOU
Md Hussain (3 days ago)
niggas got big dicks is a myth
Jennieve Barrett (3 days ago)
Marc you are simply the BEST! One love from Jamaica.
Posh Lunatics (3 days ago)
LMAO at 11:15 the lady said "If you take a picture of me, I will ask for money.
Vanessa Kanbi (4 days ago)
MANPOWER
Phailin Wilai (4 days ago)
Oh !! Micah have new mama!! 👩🏾👶🏻 he face when yin say bye is so funny 😆
Cheyenne Smith (4 days ago)
The face he makes when he takes the first bites kill me so dramatic lmao but I love the videos
Awesome people 👍👏
Preetika Nandran (4 days ago)
Extreme dirty area for food
Walter Antonio (4 days ago)
More of the African videos plz
A. (5 days ago)
How you going to eat bush meat its nasty
Elihuti Niyomungere (5 days ago)
Go to burundi
O Trader (5 days ago)
you creep me out Mate..
Melat Yammi (7 days ago)
What happened Ghana 🇬🇭😂😂😂 One mail for 10 people it’s not normal
IV Tress (5 days ago)
@meliat yammi Do you mean one meal for ten people? Not normal for you based on your culture, but perfectly normal for them in their culture. They take sharing a meal to a whole new level that you will not be able to understand.
charlotte iyiola (7 days ago)
I love what you are doing, would love to have you in Nigeria
Kings Sandra (8 days ago)
aj am from Nigeria Nigerians food is beter
Caleb Morton (7 days ago)
Yes, Nigerian food of course is better than Nigerian food.lol
Special300med (8 days ago)
What's that beat you were playing in the beginning, I like that shirt you wearing, lol your outside but you still hear him hitting that bread
Eunice Evans (10 days ago)
Africans we ear the best organic foods especially those in villages
Robin Zhao (10 days ago)
Will go to Ghana for working ;thanks s lot for ur videos !
I really appreciate the fact that you have respect for different cultures.🙏
Opoku Mintah • (11 days ago)
Don't chew the fufu 🤣🤣 just swallow it
Julie ann Maigting (11 days ago)
Nice episode..really no arte sa katawan nice bloger very kind person..
Angam konyak Konyak (12 days ago)
I love watching your vlogs 😍
Yodi Asmerom (12 days ago)
I loveee your video and your positive cultural fascination. God bless you
XerXe's Escobar (12 days ago)
0-13 get me a McDonald smile on how you living just like I and the rest would do or feel on the beach
Margot Mendez (13 days ago)
Thank you sir mark ur chanel gv me more monster appetite
Chef Ellen Bryant (13 days ago)
love ur african dishiki...fresh fruit, . the people dress so well to be living in dire circumstances. the use plastic to cover he pots. I am so thankful. I will never complain again. RESPECT is the magic word.
Doreen Omessa (14 days ago)
my first time watching you i love the smiles in your face when you taste dishes it makes me want to try out this dishes
CHICHI MWILA (14 days ago)
I love Mark's energy he makes every journey fun and you'll stay awake
atseabreeze (15 days ago)
Love your shirt Mark.
wood1155 (15 days ago)
I find it fascinating how much of the food staples are imports from South and Central America. Plantains, tomatoes, the spices, the peppers on and on.
Esi Amoah (15 days ago)
Every staple and vegetable you see here is actually grown right here in Ghana. We do not source our food from South and central America... Lol And dating back to historical times we've always grown these 😊 But then that goes to tell how much of a global village we are in 🤷🤗
Mr.Anonymous (16 days ago)
Hit the like bottom if you love Ghana 🇬🇭
Cecilia Lawrence (17 days ago)
The people in ghana is so nice i love them all
Luwaga Sylvia (17 days ago)
Where is BBC?!!! I heard there is no good in Africa heeeee Heehe pure organic.
Rose Hunter (17 days ago)
That's a lovely dish from Kumasi Ghana ..i like your shirt.
Jemira Epigat (17 days ago)
You should take your sweet family to Gabon too !🛫🔥 We have one of our dishes on the Top 20 of the best dishes in the world. Amazing Channel, by the way. You gained one new follower 😊😊😊😊
Diana Ocheme (18 days ago)
Will you be going to Nigeria
JomoDaMusicMan (18 days ago)
I CAN SEE WHY THE ORIGINAL MAN WAS SO EASILY CONQUERED BY THE EUROPEANS , THEY WERE AND STILL IS, SO FRIENDLY ESPECIALLY TOWARDS WHITES, SMILING WITH THEIR HANDS OUT IN FRIENDSHIP, THEY WERE AND STILL IS A PARADISE FOR DEMONIC PEOPLE, WHO ONLY WISH TO STEAL FROM AND TO CONTROL
Ridha Riy (19 days ago)
I wish to eat with this beautiful family like you . You are lucky guy
Remy .beauty (20 days ago)
Yo it’s funny when you understand what they are saying lol
estela turqueza (20 days ago)
Are they not eating rice?
estela turqueza (20 days ago)
Your friends are rich very beautiful house
Abhay Sanpurkar (18 days ago)
Music title please someone tell me
Duct_Tape Heart (21 days ago)
Ummm... Eating the unidentified meat and salted pigs foot made me nervous 😬 I don't even eat meat here in America! 😱 I can't even imagine stuff the native people can't identify 😂 noooo wayyyy bro! You're a real one. I appreciate your open mind and sense of adventure
Duct_Tape Heart (21 days ago)
Heyyyy!!! You're wearing your fabulous new shirt! It actually looks nice on you, and probably cool in the heat, huh?! Love this channel sooooo much. Sending love to you and your family ❤
Eddison Chasaya (21 days ago)
Nice shirt bruv brilliant food
H Dave (21 days ago)
Mark, your videos instantly brighten my day. Ghana has such a charm to it! Thank you for sharing this with us.
The 360 Kobena Vlogs (22 days ago)
The way he tastes the food at first time is funny 🤣🤣🤣 This kind of foods is the reason why I am going to Ghana in August. Your shirt is soo nice am getting mine in Accra as well
Rashed Jowarder (22 days ago)
Come to bangladesh
Is it stomach 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔... juice and coffee at a time
latoya Palmer (23 days ago)
Mark face is priceless when the food is good!! If I don't see that closed eyes and tilted head know it's not good
latoya Palmer (23 days ago)
Wow!! The house is lovely and the ladies cooking so beautiful
Mae Cia (23 days ago)
The best food in the whole world Filipino Food.sir mark wiens.try to visit Philippines.....we invite you to go there.....
Ayisha Abu (23 days ago)
11:13😂😂😂 she Said if you video tape me i want to get paid
Ian Ashlon (24 days ago)
❤️ Love from Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
Ian Ashlon (24 days ago)
❤️🇱🇰❤️🇱🇰❤️🇱🇰
Hello mark, how come you dont add weight? Whats your secret
Allison Ferguson (24 days ago)
Food looks so good!!
MayHero (24 days ago)
Senin beğenmediğin bir şey yok mu mk ya .. Her şeye delicious amazing incredible
Sandra Tangalin (25 days ago)
I love watching you eat that expression on your face is priceless.
Sri Anjan (25 days ago)
hi sir..plz come to Bangaluru(india) i m great fan of u...
Ebenezer Otoo (25 days ago)
Ghana to the world I really Miss my country CU's I tried so many countries I don't think I will travel outside Ghana again
Menbere Desta (25 days ago)
I like you very good person you trying every food God bless you good job
virgo wolf lupina (27 days ago)
wonderful place and food /produces etc
virgo wolf lupina (27 days ago)
raw bananas may harm those who are sensitive and may even kill them!
virgo wolf lupina (27 days ago)
that wooden thing there may one day land in the woman's hand and goodbye hands!
Alicia Oduro (27 days ago)
I like the fact that his wife is helping in the background
T Top (27 days ago)
I have been watching this guy for about a week or 2 so can somebody Answer this, how Is he able to eat any in every type of food that comes his way? Does he ever throw up because when my Taste buds dont like something, I instantly want to spit it out. Or does he just keep it down due to respect For the Culture.
Stop Selling (27 days ago)
She said if you take a video of me your gonna have to pay😂around 11 mins at the market in twi
Oofi 1993 (27 days ago)
Okay i love sharing food with other , but isn’t weird that she just took a piece of avocado when he was trying to eat it 22:50
Oofi 1993 (19 days ago)
clement adjei together not from each other
clement adjei (19 days ago)
nothing wrong with that when you are eating together.
Cheikh Mohamed (27 days ago)
Might be you have to pass by Mauritania, we have a lot things to show
K- Square (27 days ago)
I stumbled over his video last night, I kept watching having to remind myself that 6 am comes really fast, I think I watched like 4 videos and had to call it quits or I would not get any sleep, it is so addicting to watch how they prepare food, and how he sits with them and eat from the same boil without prejudice.. Some people would worry about eating from the same pot, but these people do this every single day, and no one got sick from each other. I love how they put their foot in preparing their meals..I mean, they get a full work out every single day, because they cook fresh food, they don't eat leftover like Americans, lol.. I was wishing I was eating..ANd this guy in this video, he seems like he was teasing me with how good the food tasted, he kept going into little details how the food tasted, and if it was hot or cold or spicy or how good the vanilla or cocoa beans tasted. Nothing is imported, so these people live a relatively healthy life, by eating freshly prepared food from scratch.
KENPONG TV (28 days ago)
This man can never try fasting, he loves food more than heaven, like if u agrees
God's Chosen One (28 days ago)
I appreciate you brother
Ptah Sabaq Rayay (28 days ago)
So no vegan food! from our Ghanaian family? All that pork and red meat. like really!
Oluwakemi Michaels (21 days ago)
That's what he ordered, you can order the green soup with fish or it with boiled garden eggs
Ridha Riy (29 days ago)
You are lucky guy
Catherine Valihora (29 days ago)
👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👌❤❤❤❤
Ryan junor (29 days ago)
Caribbean
Ryan junor (29 days ago)
U need to come trinidad in the car6
Ryan junor (29 days ago)
He like a big child reaction... priceless
Darly Mira (29 days ago)
Awesome
olive mugo (29 days ago)
I wanna taste west African food🤤
Hyper Zack (29 days ago)
Plz don't eat stupid pork meat and rodents . There many more good food to eat.
Nhlamulo Nkanyangi (30 days ago)
Looks you moving to Ghana
Henna Dsb (30 days ago)
Interesting of food . Why they cover food with plastic bags
Marly B (1 month ago)
The woman at 11:15 said if they take a pic of me , they should pay me 😂
O dear Eeeeiii (1 month ago)
'siccorcut it' priceless 😍😍😍😍

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