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Soups are the primary component in Ghanaian cuisine and are eaten with Fufu (either pounded Plaintain and cassava or yam), Kokonte (cassava meal cooked into a paste).

Source: GNA - The La community has been adjudged the winner of the Homogeneous Festival Food Competition held in Accra.

The Competition, which involved 12 communities from the Ga-Dangbe was to showcase the different type of foods prepared by the people.

Columnist: Vicky Wireko / Ghanaweb.com - It is the season for Homowo, the festival of the people of Accra. I always look forward to this festival for one reason – the tasty kpoikpoi and fresh palm nut soup that one gets to eat.

Luckily, I get the opportunity to taste one of my favourite local meals with invitations almost every year to a Homowo lunch. So, a couple of weeks ago, I attended one such delicious lunch where my favourite local meal, kpoikpoi, was served.

Source: GNA - Ghana’s earnings from the tourism sector declined from 2.5 billion dollars and 2.6 billion dollars in 2012 and 2013 respectively to 2.1 billion dollars in 2014 down from a projected forecast of 2.9 billion dollars.

Studies have shown that the decline was due mainly to poor food hygiene practices, Professor Emmanuel Kodzo Sakyi, Rector of Ho Polytechnic said.

He said a study in Cape Coast, a “world Heritage Site Town" in 2011 visited by local and foreign tourists put hygiene safety as

Source: GNA - Mr Gordon Nyamade, the General Manager of Anita Hotel, has called on the Ghana Tourism Authority to initiate measures for management of hotel facilities to promote local Ghanaian dishes in their menu.

He said when these measures are adopted, it would help in the drive to promote tourism through gastronomy.


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