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Zoe Adjonyoh

Zoe Adjonyoh is an African spice queen, chef, writer and speaker based between London and New York City. Her cookbook, "Zoe's Ghana Kitchen," a love letter to Ghana, is out now. Follow her @zoeadjonyoh @ghanakitchen.

Zoe Adjonyoh is an African spice queen, chef, writer and speaker based between London and New York City. Her cookbook, "Zoe's Ghana Kitchen," a love letter to Ghana, is out now. Follow her @zoeadjonyoh @ghanakitchen.

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What is agushi? This West African staple adds richness to soups and stews

A staple in many parts of West Africa, agushi is typically dried and coarsely ground into a flour and used to thicken a variety of soups and stews.

What is prekese? This ingredient will bring the funk to your soups and stews

When used as cooking spice, it adds a slightly sweet yet stringent flavor that imbues dishes and drinks with a fragrant, sugary aroma.

What is calabash nutmeg? This African spice adds warmth to any dish

A cheaper alternative to its more commonly known cousin, nutmeg, calabash nutmeg is an aromatic cooking spice that complements a variety of dishes.

Alligator pepper is the bright, punchy West African spice that works on everything

With these pungent, peppery seeds, the culinary possibilities are endless.

Dawadawa is the funky, fermented flavor bomb you need on your spice rack

The fermented seeds of the African locust bean are used to make a flavorful condiment for seasoning sauces and soups.

What is moringa? Everything you need to know about the superfood

This nutrient-dense superfood has been used consistently in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years, so why isn't it on more people’s radar?

The benefits of baobab: What to know about the superfood

The whole baobab plant is edible in some form and a good source of many important vitamins and minerals.
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What is fufu? How to make the West African staple trending on TikTok

The real #FufuChallenge is not eating this glorious dish — it's making it.