Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Gari Fortor

Crisp, chewy, pan-roasted manioc granules softened and textured with a little oil. ‘Savouried’ with a dash of all your favourite spices. Balance-dieted with vegetables and fish or lamb or chicken. ‘Varietied’ up with kibbled Kelewele. Set down beside a cool, tall drink. Please, please, stop! I’m already dreaming of lunch at 6 a.m.

20 comments:

  1. hehehehe am making gari fortor for lunch!

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  2. Clearly it was not a good idea for me to miss lunch today. Productivity was high but all references to food such as this one have got me salivating! Okay, I'm outta here...

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  3. 3 weeks ago, I would have thought to myself what the heck the big deal about gari fortor was......until I went up to NY and my adopted family showed me there is more to it than just gari and oil (thats all I knew before). I have since etched the recipie with those 2 "kick it up a notch" secret ingredients in my brain and I look for any oppotrunity to make it- so people can tell me how delicious it tastes or how good of a cook. Selfish reasons, I know.

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  4. Hmmm. . .I will be inclined to order gari fortor next time I see it on a menu:) Great description!

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  5. Anon, I followed my dream and ate Gari Fortor (that's how they spell it at Tante Marie) for lunch.

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  6. Yummy! You know a foodian like me would love such a post. Wish I were in town...

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  7. Oh how I miss you, Maya. I thought of you (really) when i wrote this!

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  8. Good for you! You can have it at lunch. Mac Donald's anyone?

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  9. I'm hungry to that right now ;-)

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  10. Nana Darkoa has a comment on this post :)

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  11. Nana Kofi, I presume there's a joke somewhere in your comment (?)

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  12. @ Lol, just seen this post...okay this is my Gari Fortor story. Hanging out at La beach last sunday with Nana Kofi. I feel hungry and crave Gari Fortor - specifically from the African restaurant at La Palm. The last time I ate Gari Fortor there it was sooo delicious. So we head there...and the Gari Fortor is no longer good...the chef has changed

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  13. I agree with you, Nana. I noticed that the quality of the fare in many places changes with the chef.

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  14. Nana do you have a nice recipe for me for Gari ???? I just know that I have to add water on the Gari.

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  15. Alex, I do not, but I promise to find out and let you know asap! :)

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