Fried Croaker

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 7 – 10 minutes Ingredients: 7 small yellow croakers 1 Tsp of Creole seasoning 1/2 a cup of Flour 1 cup of vegetable / canola oil 1 egg Directions: 1. In one bowl beat the egg for about a minute. 3. In another bowl sprinkle half a tsp of […]


Potato Balls

This is very unique and can be used as an appetizer at various functions: weddings, parties, dinners, etc. Prep Time: 50 minutes Cook Time: 7 minutes Ingredients: 5-6 Idaho Potatoes A cup of bread crumbs or corn flour 1 Tsp of Cajun Seasoning Egg white Oil for deep fry 1/2 bulb of onion Directions: Start by […]


Beans Stew

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Ingredients: 1.5 Pounds of beans (black eyed peas / pinto beans) 3 cups of oil 12 oz of tomato sauce 1 bulb of onion 1/2 Tsp of Cajun seasoning 1/4 Tsp of salt 2 Habanero peppers 1/2 a clove of garlic 4 oz of ginger Preparation: Begin […]


No Churn Caramel Ice Cream

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’ll make ice cream without an ice cream maker. But, sometime last week while randomly browsing facebook I came across the recipe from http://www.epicurious.com/. I tried it yesterday and it worked to perfection! YIELD Makes about 5 cups ACTIVE TIME 15 minutes TOTAL TIME 2 1/2 hours, plus […]


SHITTO (West African Hot Sauce)

Shitto (West African Hot Sauce) Shitto is eaten with a lot of dishes in West Africa like fried rice, Kenkey, Banku, Eba, Waakye, etc. Ingredients: Powdered Shrimp Powdered Bony Fish Powdered Cayenne Pepper Blended Onions Blended Ginger Maggie cube Oil Pinch of salt Can of Tomato Paste Habanero Pepper (Optional) Directions Start by frying the […]


West African Style Red Snapper

Prep Time: 20 minutes Bake Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 a pound of ginger root 1/2 a clove of garlic 1 bulb of a medium onion 1.5 spoons of Adobo All seasoning / Cajun seasoning 2 spoons of Oil 1/2 a cup of water Directions Put your ingredients of ginger, garlic, onions, all seasoning, oil, and water […]


Ghanaian Tomato Stew

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients: 2 14oz cans of Tomato paste or crushed tomatoes (you could also use tomato sauce for this) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium-sized bulb of onions half a clove of garlic 4oz ginger 2-3 Habanero peppers (depending on how spicy you want it) 1 tsp of […]