This month is going to be full of delicious things.
You may not like food in large quantities, but the fact is you love eating good food. And most times, when you think about it, your meal cycle is revolved around some certain meals. So we’ll bring you 7 things you should try out every month to spice up your meal table from African chefs and food bloggers.
For the month of November, here are our picks! We’ve also attached the recipes so you don’t go through the hassle of looking for that.
1. Ayamase Sauce
Ayamase sauce or designer stew is a local dish from Nigeria used in eating the popular ofada rice. It is made with green Paprika peppers and the green hot scotch bonnet peppers. It can be served with white rice or beans and here’s a recipe.
2. Chilled Watermelon Lemonade
Watermelons are in season all year and this recipe is one that should be at the top of your fingertip.
Ofam is a Ghanaian cake made from overly-ripe plantain mixed with spices and palm oil. It can be eaten as a dessert, main meal, side dish or appetizer and here’s a recipe.
Yamarita is plainly boiled yam that is coated in egg, flour, ginger, garlic and salt. It comes from Nigeria and you can try it out here.
5. Tsofi And Cocoyam Chips
All the way from Ghana, it’s tsofi or turkey tails and cocoyam chips. You can serve this when you have your friends over and tickle their taste buds. The preparation process is something like this.
6. Shredded Beef Sauce
Shredded beef sauce is a staple when stew replacements are talked about and so just in case you’re not feeling up to some tomato stew, enjoy this recipe with your rice, yam e.t.c
One of Ghana’s favourite side dish and treat, Tatale is spiced pan-fried plantain cakes. If you love plantain and pancake, you will love this one. Here’s the preparation process for it.