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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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@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
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.
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.
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 🤷🤗
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
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
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.
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.
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.