What is Waakye?

I’m going to have to start my sentence with “I don’t understand how Ghanaians can eat waakye for breakfast”.  If you take a look at waakye you will see it’s a WHOLE meal.  I’m talking breakfast, lunch and dinner all rolled into one. Being raised in the UK, breakfast...

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Fufu

I really want to start my sentence by saying "fufu is a really great dish" but I would be lying to myself. I apologise to all Ghanaians in advance. I don't like fufu. Ok well to say I don't like it is probably a bit strong. If I come to your house and you give me fufu...

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Jollof Rice

Jollof Rice Jollof rice is a dish that Ghanaians pride themselves on. There have been many an argument over who's Jollof rice is the best. Dare I go deeper and mention the Jollof rivalry between Ghana and Nigeria??? Nah I won't mention it. I've come to realise that no...

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Banku/ Akple

Banku is definitely one of Ghana's staple dishes.  Not only is it tasty but it will also fill your stomach up to the brim.  How many balls can you eat? I can usually only manage one or one and a half on a good day. Banku is made from fermented corn and cassava dough....

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A Little About Me

A Little About Me

Hi!  I’m the face behind Natural Ghana Girl.  I’m originally from the UK but now I live in Ghana with my husband and 4 children.  I love to blog about motherhood, natural hair and anything to do with Ghana.