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Africa » Ghana » Central » Cape Coast June 17th 2005

The Elmina Master Chef Meet Elizabeth. She is my closest Ghanian friend, and it’s pretty obvious she would become my closest friend considering how she cooks me these wonderfully scrumptious dinners and endlessly supplies me with Star, a Ghanian beer. Every day after work I head over to Eli’s place to chill out and watch her prepare meals. My favorites? Definitely Elizabeth’s Special Egg Stew (ask me when I get home and I’ll make it for you!), palava (a sort of fermented spinachy dish), ground nut soup, red red (sort of a chili like dish), fried plantains, tue (rice balls) and fufu (ground cassava and plantain that almost takes like Korean dduk (glutinous rice)). YUM! And it’s amazing how she cooks all this in just a few hours every day with the materials she has. I ... read more
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