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Accra - Ghanaian Delicacies: Palava Sauce and Plantain/Yam

Ghanaian Delicacies: Palava Sauce and Plantain/Yam

(16 reviews)
Tema, Accra, Ghana
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Palava Sauce, popularly known as Kontomire (Cocoyam Leaves) stew is one of the favourite Ghanaian dishes eaten across the country. Note: this is not a vegetarian/Vegan recipe , for sensitive people about animal products we advise seeing the list of ingredients before joining. Thanks so much Ingredients • Kontomire/cocoyam leaves • 4-6 small tomatoes • 1/4 cup turkey berries optional • 3 medium onions • Pepper as required • 2 medium smoked Mackerel • 1 cup melon seeds • 1/2 cup palm oil • momoni (salted fish) optional • 2 teaspoons grounded shrimp • salt as required NOTE: You can use Spinach as a substitute for the Cocoyam Leaves. Disclaimer: Allergens not provided


Meet your local guide

Frank Doe

Frank has a passion for meeting new people and a deep love for travel and tourism. Having studied History, Geography and Literature, Frank is an experienced guide with a wealth of local and cultural knowledge. Additionally, Frank holds a Bachelor (B.Sc) Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. He started guiding in 2016, and loves to show people the beautiful city of Accra, Ghana. If you're into history, colorful markets, and culture, then Frank is your guy!

Frank Doe has been guiding since Nov 2016


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We're travelling to Accra with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you'll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing guide.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your guide directly from Accra. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your guide and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to book and join, but you have the option to tip the guide during the tour.

Leaving a tip will help support the guides and allow us to offer tours in more places around the world. If you aren't able to leave a tip, then it would be great if you can share the tour with friends and family to spread the word.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Debbie G.

07 March 2021

Frank's cooking tour was really enjoyable. The meal looked delicious and the garden was amazing. Thank you for inviting us into your home. Looking forward to more of your tours

Julie P.

06 March 2021

Thank you for showing your viewers your home and taking us into your kitchen and preparing a Ghanaian dish.

Loni H.

06 March 2021

Frank Doe in Accra and his friend captivated virtual guests with personal events and family history while cooking a delicious dish. Wonderful tour!

Ceanethia R.

05 March 2021

A nice visit to Frank's home while enjoying good conversation and sharing a great recipe. The meal looked delicious! Loved that you showed us what ingredients you used from your garden and introducing us to your friend.

Terry C.

05 March 2021

Such good fun learning to cook African food.


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