Entries by Patricia Asamoah

GhanaVeg Awards 7 Vegetable Sector Companies

GhanaVeg Awards 7 Vegetable Sector Companies GhanaVeg awarded 7 companies during its 3rd Fruit and Vegetable fair held at the La Palm Royal Beach hotel. The award was done by the Minister of Food and Agriculture Dr.  Afriyie Akoto and the Netherlands Ambassador to Ghana, H.E. Ron Strikker Award. Joekopan Enterprise was awarded for the […]



Dutch Trade Investors Collaborate with Ghana’s Horticultural Sector

Dutch Trade Investors Collaborate with Ghana’s Horticultural Sector An 11 member trade mission from the Netherlands horticulture sector is visiting Ghana from June 13-15 to explore business and investments opportunities.  The delegation is led by the Dutch Topsector on Horticulture in order to establish a network with government, knowledge institutes and the private sector. The […]



Recipe Episode 14: Poulet DG- Director General’s Chicken- GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Poulet DG – Director General’s Chicken- GhanaVeg Food Diaries INGREDIENTS 200 ml oil 2 plantain, just yellow 1 kg chicken thighs 1/2 onion, grated 2 tbsp parsley chopped 1 tsp garlic, ground 1 tbsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp African nutmeg 1 tbsp curry powder 2 carrots cut round 2 spring onion 2 sweet peppers medium […]



Recipe Episode 13 Salted Beef with Vegetables GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Salted Beef with Vegetables GhanaVeg  INGREDIENTS 1 Green Pepper (thinly sliced), 1 onion (thinly sliced), 2 carrots (thinly sliced) 250 g eggplant (thinly sliced) 12 mushrooms roughly torn 4 tomatoes pinch cayenne pepper pinch black pepper 15 ml coconut oil 400 g salted beef mix of favorite spices, to taste Herb Sauce, 2 green chills1 […]



Recipe Episode 12: Vegetable Stir fried noodles with chicken – GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Vegetable Stir fried noodles with chicken – GhanaVeg  INGREDIENTS 4 tsp oil, 400 g sliced skinless chicken,1 tbsp garlic, 1 tbsp ginger 1 cup each /1/2 margarine tin each of 4 vegetables cleaned and cut (such as green beans, carrots, green sweet peppers, zucchini, mushrooms), 2-4 tbsp water, 100 g spring onion 4 tbsp sesame […]



Recipe Episode 11: Sweet Potato Cake- GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Recipe: Sweet Potato Cake-  Watch Episode of the  Deputy Ambassador Caecilia Wijgers INGREDIENTS 500 gram sweet potato, 100g smoked mackerel, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon grated African nutmeg, ½ teaspoon ground black pepper, 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet potato leaves or favorite greens, 1/2 cup breadcrumbs, spice paste (minced or ground in asanka) […]



Recipe Episode10: Sweet Potato Cauliflower and Chicken Curry- GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Recipe: Sweet Potato Cauliflower and Chicken Curry INGREDIENTS 1-2 head of cauliflower, cut 2 sweet potatoes, large dice 1 onion, diced 2 tomatoes, diced 2 tbsp. coconut oil1 tsp. minced garlic ½ tsp. coriander ½ tsp. turmeric 1 tbsp. cumin ¼ tsp. ground ginger ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper (or more to taste) […]



Recipe: Episode 9 Special Fried Rice- GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Special Fried Rice – GhanaVeg  INGREDIENTS GhanaVeg Food Diaries 4 tbsp oil, 30 g ginger, 30 g garlic, 200 g minced, pork/chicken/beef (optional), 1 cup/1/2 margarine tin each of 4 vegetables, cleaned and cut onion, carrot, zucchini, green beans, mushrooms, 400 g cooked brown rice, 50g spring onions, 3 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp chili […]



Recipe: Episode 8:Spiced Goat and Gboma Stew with Apem-GhanaVeg Food Diaries

Spiced Goat and Gboma Stew with Apem Take a look INGREDIENTS 800 g goat meat, 3 cm cinnamon stick, 5 cardamom pods, 5 cloves, 1/4 t turmeric, Salt, 6 cups Gboma, cleaned and roughly chopped, 4 tbsp oil, 1 t cumin seed, 1 T ground ginger, 1 T ground garlic, 5 onions, sliced, 1/2 T […]



Increasing awareness, demand and use of Butternut Squash as an indigenous vegetable for the Ghanaian cuisine

Increasing awareness, demand and use of Butternut Squash as an indigenous vegetable for the Ghanaian cuisine As part of activities to increase demand for butternut squash for both domestic and export market, Kukobila Nasia Farms had developed a Homemade Butternut Squash Recipe Brochure to increase awareness and knowledge of the vegetable and also boost the […]