La Tante DC 10 in Accra Ghana is one very unusual restaurant.

Now a restaurant known as La Tante DC 10, this aircraft was once operated by Ghana Airways on flights to Europe and the United States. In 2005, the DC-10 ended up impounded at London’s Heathrow airport as a result of unpaid company debts. Nearly a decade later, a business partnered with Ghana Airports Company Limited, to transform…

Ghanaian Food: Waakye, best bought on the street !

Waakye is another food that exhibits Ghanaians’ creative use of rice. This is a great example of amazing “poor man’s food”. The recipe is a medley of beans and rice and was originally a Northern dish, but it can now be found almost everywhere on the streets of Accra. Eating Waakye will open the door to a…

Ghanaian Food : Jollof Rice be good O

Jollof rice packs a powerful punch in the taste stakes, but its origins are a point of contention with many African nations claiming it as their own. So much so that online wars are ongoing to protect it.

Ghanaian Food : Banku and Tilapia

Banku with fried fish and ground pepper, grilled tilapia, avocado in tomato sauce, and with okro soup/stew and crab are some of the dishes found on restaurants’ menus that serve this scrumptious meal. Cooking banku involves constantly stirring the soluble mixture of a proportional blend of fermented corn and cassava dough as it dissolves in water boiling over hot charcoal or a stove. A banku-based meal is nutritious and quite uncomplicated to prepare if you know what you’re doing.