Since we've sold nearly half a million Gyapa cookstoves that families cook on every day, we thought it was high time for a post on food from Ghana. These West African staples might make you hungry, which is why we've included a link a Red Red recipe, one of our favorite dishes. Enjoy!

10. Jollof Rice
Rice cooked in a tomato sauce with hot peppers and vegetables.

9. Waakye
Rice and beans cooked together.

7. Fried chicken with rice

8. Kebabs
Pieces of meat (can be goat, beef, pork, chicken, or guinea fowl) on a stick with onion, covered in pepper marinate and grilled. 

3. Pepe
A spicy mixture of chilli peppers and tomatoes, serves as sauce for rice or other foods.
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Isaac, Gyapa driver, makes pepe
6. Groundnut soup
A soup made from peanuts and eaten with banku or rice.

5. Coconut water
Served straight out of the coconut!

4. Kelewele
A spicy marinated fried plantain deep. Rated one  of Lonely Planet's top street foods in the world!

2. Red Red
Beans cooked in a tomato oil sauce, and typically served with fried plantain and meat (fish or chicken).Link to Red Red recipe from West African food blogger, Betumi: http://betumiblog.blogspot.com/2011/07/recipe-85-ghanas-famous-red-red.html

1. Banku and Grilled Tilapia
Fermented corn/cassava dough mixed proportionally and cooked in hot water into a smooth, whitish consistent paste
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Gyapa customer, Tina, prepares banku
 


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