This was an incredible day of street food in Ghana!
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Jay (Mukase Chic) is an amazing woman, so positive and talented, and so much fun to hang out with and eat with! She’s a food personality, a chef, a restauranteur, a blogger - she’s incredible. Check out her Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/mukasechic/) and YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8y8uGewOe2NAuNQALV_uaw).
Anyway, so Jay took me an ultimate street food tour in Accra, here’s all the amazing food we ate:
Red red (bean stew) and plantain - This was the first stop, a small stall that Jay has been eating at for years. They fry plantain, and then serve the plantain along with beans stewed in palm nut oil, and combine it with gari, which are cassava flakes. The result, is a filling and very satisfying combination of sweet and tangy plantains with salty oily beans. What’s key as Jay explained to me is the palm nut oil, which provides so much oil and fragrance. It was delicious, and a perfect way to begin this Ghanaian street food tour in Accra!
Total price - 4 GHC ($0.90)
Nima Market - Next we caught a taxi to Nima Market, known for its spices. We tried everything we could find, which was quite a lot of snacks here and there. The market was fantastic to walk around, full of action and energy.
Tigernuts - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Masa - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Zowey (adaakwa) - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Kulikuli - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Boiled egg - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Fried cheese - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Burkina - 3 GHC ($0.70)
Bofrot - 1 GHC ($0.20)
Peace Chop Bar (Chop Bar - Local Ghanaian restaurant) - Finally, to end this street food tour of Ghana in Accra, we stopped back at the chop bar that we had visited earlier in the morning. Seeing the cooking was sensational, it only made me hungrier for lunch. By the time we arrived back, they had already sold out of a few dishes, but there was still plenty enough to choose from. I tried the banku with goat meat, and it was fantastic.
Total price - 36 GHC ($7.90)
This was an incredible day of eating street food in Accra. Many thanks to Jay!
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I thought I was proud to be American but after watching this video I'm having second thoughts lol. I love their culture. We don't have culture like this in America. Just processed, salty, sugary foods and junk.
Thank you for doing this video. I'm Nigerian / Jamaican and growing up eating Nigerian cuisine was so hard for me to explain what it was much less why the looks shouldn't fool you. Delish !!! Wonderful video ! Please travel to Nigeria if you haven't already ( Igbo land )👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾👌🏾
From East Africa, Kenya, am proud at how West Africans particularly love their traditional cuisines, something we truly lack this side of the continent maybe apart from Ugandans and the Swahili. Here in Nairobi, its very difficult to find food places preparing local recipes and where they do its very expensive.
Its easier to get a pizza and French fries place in Nairobi than a traditional foods place as seen in Accra I also think our cuisines were quite limited compared to West Africans.
Ever wonder how poor African people are but they are so rich inside. Such humble people they work with ever what they have. Happiness is in Africa I have notice that. People in the West just like me are always complaining and waiting more, unhappy but in Africa it's different. One Love My African people.😘
Mark, you are incredible in finding the most amazing foods!! I too, am a foodie; I LOVE and appreciate a variety of cuisines and spices!! I envy your ability to travel and find these wonderful and delicious clandestine dining opportunities!! Keep them coming--I appreciate your collection and recounts of international dining!! I wish I could do what you are doing--You're one of a kind!! Much Love!!
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