The Ghana Cookbook: A Review

Esi Colecraft


Fran Osseo-Asare and Barbara Baeta set out to capture the heart of Ghanaian cuisine in The Ghana Cookbook. From the glossy, red cover decorated with images of typical ingredients, sweets, and fabric patterns to the glossary of Ghanaian names of ingredients and recipes provided throughout the book, The Ghana Cookbook accomplishes what the authors purposed to do: take the reader to the heartland of Ghanaian cuisine, and, as a bonus, they give us some snippets of other West African gastronomy as well.


Cooking; Food; Ghanaian Cuisine

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