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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Dude died like four times already over the bites I am watching and counting to see how many times he will die before that food is finished hahahahahahaj oooooooow dude died on the banku and okra as if he is been hit by Moab
Dear african friends plastic+heat=cancer please go back to your original cooking utensils \ Technics . Share this message to everyone you love. See what you use for your plates- leaf+ hot food= medical values
I am a Nigerian. This video made me realize how Ghana and Nigeria have similar food but called different names in both countries. The preparation is also the same too. In my country, the beans dish is called "Ewa Agoin" by the Yoruba people, the Hausa's make "Kulikuli" too, the "Fried Cheese" is called "Wara" in the North and eaten boiled with salt compared to frying it and dipping it in the "Suya" spice, we also have boiled guinea fowl egg eaten plain without the sauce and onions, "Stew" is a staple in most West African countries, the "Burkina" drink is called "Kunu" and originates from Northern Nigeria, the "deep fried doughnut" snack called "Bofrot" in Ghana is known as "Puff-puff" in Nigeria, the "Banku" is similar to the Nigerian "Akpu" without the cornflour in it, and the Okra soup is served the same way in both countries!
I just discovered this Youtube channel yesterday. I love these videos! Mark, please come to Nigeria.
Thanks for uploading this video Mark. You took me down memory lane, I kept salivating, I will definitely travel to Ghana later in the year. Although I'm from Nigeria, our food offerings have some similarities with Ghana's. I hope you will try out Nigeria someday.
jay is amazing ! Happy and beautiful
Eating the soup with a starch is a great way to eat that stuff but I think I would be too prudish to eat without utensils. I'd need to learn to be less stuck up. It all looked so good. I was drooling over the plantain and beans though.
I DON'T LIKE THE AFRICAN TRADITION EATING WITH YOUR HANDS WITH A STRANGER, RINSING YOUR HANDS IS NOT WASHING THEM, NOW WITH YOUR KIDS AND FAMILY WILL BE OK EATING WITH YOUR WASHED HANDS, NOT RINSED, WASHED
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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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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.