WINNER of Gourmand Cookbook Award 2016 -- "Best African Cookbook Outside of Africa"! The Akan proverb "The good soup comes from the good earth" elegantly sums up the Ghana's tradition of cooking with seasonal, local ingredients. With an emphasis on locally caught fish and seafood, vegetables, fruits, and legumes, Ghana's cuisine is vibrant, healthful, and eminently appealing. Limited access to wheat and dairy allows for a variety of gluten-free, lactose-free, and vegan options using starches such as plantains, cassava, taro, sweet potatoes and millet, plus creamy nut-based soups and sauces. With over 140 recipes The Ghana Cookbook represents the nation's different regions, including favorites like Fufu, Jollof Rice, Kofi Brokeman, Yele Kakro, Fante and Ga Kenkey, Ashanti Chicken, Waakye, Shito sauce, Kontomire Stew, Bissap/Hibiscus Punch, and many more.