6 Ghanaian everyday 'staple delicacies' we can't live without

6 Ghanaian everyday 'staple delicacies' we can't live without

From maize to millet to rice and homegrown produce, Ghanaians have a loyal bond to our local staples; they are more than just food, they are our livelihoods and our culture, in a sense.

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However, the term ‘staple’ has developed a new meaning in recent decades, shifting slightly from only all natural products to a mixed bag of natural with a twist and processed foods.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Fufu with soup

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YEN.com.gh has identified some local “delicacies” that can be considered as staples to the Ghanaian community.

1. Roasted plantain. Also known as Kofi Brokeman, this delicious street snack is an all-year staple that can be found at nearly every street corner. It is usually eaten with roasted peanuts.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Roasted plantain

2. Bread. Who doesn’t love bread? Bread is a lifeline product. From wheat (brown) bread to the favorite sugar bread to the ‘all weather’ tea bread, Ghanaians can have it plain or accompanied with fried eggs, margarine or any other chosen accompaniment.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Bread

3. Yoghurt. Specifically Ghana’s favorite brand, Fanyogo. This iced snack has existed long before even some of us were born and it still ranks high of Ghana’s popular items.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Fanyogo

4. Boiled Egg and pepper. In every Trotro station or bus stop, especially in the capital city, you’ll find sellers carrying their boiled eggs in a tiny crate on their heads.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Boiled eggs on display

5. Kenkey. This is the ultimate staple meal in Ghana, made from corn meal. There is nowhere in the entire country that this food isn’t sold or consumed. It has served Ghanaians for years and will continue to do so for generations to come.

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Kenkey and fish

6. Hausa Koko. This is a divine breakfast that is enjoyed by all. paired with Koose or 'Bofloat' (Puff Puff), it has been tagged the breakfast for 'champions.'

X products that have now become staples in Ghana

Hausa koko

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