One of the best ways to experience and learn about a new culture is to eat the local cuisine, just like Darwin did in Madrid, Spain in A Taste of Pride; and if you’re up for it, you can learn how to cook like a local, too!
Our program in Accra, Ghana is home to spices and foods unlike anywhere else, below you’ll see what it’s like to not only learn by doing — but by eating!
Some of the ingredients
Abigail Thompson, the Resident Director, teaching the basic steps of cooking local dishes
Learning how to fry plantain
Learning how to make chicken stew
Rachael Kapp (CSU, Chico) learning how to make meatballs with Abigail
The food we made with Hallie Brown (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque)
Some of the students with Abigail
Alicia Boone (Lincoln University) saying grace before we eat
Time for sharing and eating
Keith Grams (University of Florida) asking for more!
Alicia Boone (Lincoln University) enjoying her meal
Shaneli Agustin-Jacinto ( University of Nevada, Reno) enjoying her plantain and fried rice
Dancing to quicken the digestion of the food with Hallie Brown (Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque), Louis Walee (Cleveland State Univ.), Logen Hill (Grand Valley State Univ.), and Alicia Boone (Lincoln Univ.)
Abigail joins the fun while the other students watch
Summer Session I Cuisine Lessons group!
Ready to eat to your heart’s content while living in another country? Accra, Ghana may just be the place you’re looking to study abroad!