Cape Coast Visit

A significant part of Tuesday was pretty upsetting- the kind of upset that just makes you feel stuck. Loretta and I went to see Cape Coast castle on Tuesday. The sorts of things you can maybe imagine disturbed me- the three small windows in the female slave dungeon starkly contrasting the FOURTEEN large windows in the governor's …

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Thoughts on Jollof

Casual online research, or an ear on the floor of a West African home, will tell you that jollof rice is important. People care about the way their jollof rice is made. Their jollof rice? There does seem to be some consensus that jollof rice is a West African thing, and that there are some …

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Fufu

Sunday is not only the day everyone goes to church, but also the day for eating fufu (pronounced fu-fu-oh). At least for all of the Kwahufo (Kwahu people) in Madina. Madina is part of Accra, which itself is on the southeastern section of Ghana. Kwahu is in the Eastern Region of Ghana, and is the …

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