Renowned waakye seller Auntie Muni passes away aged 72

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Auntie Muni, a renowned waakye seller, passed away at the age of 72. She was known for her delicious waakye, a popular Ghanaian dish made from a combination of rice and beans. Auntie Muni’s waakye was so beloved that it attracted customers from all over Accra, Ghana.

Auntie Muni was a kind and generous woman who loved to cook. She was always willing to share her recipes with others, and she was often invited to cook at special events.

Auntie Muni’s death is a great loss to the Ghanaian community. She was a beloved friend and a talented cook. She will be deeply missed.

Waakye or Wakey is a Ghanaian dish of cooked rice and beans, commonly eaten for breakfast or lunch.

However, others eat it for supper. The rice and beans, usually black eyed peas or cow beans, are cooked together, along with red dried sorghum leaf sheaths or stalks and limestone.

The sorghum leaves and limestone give the dish its characteristic flavor and a red appearance and the sorghum is taken out before consumption.

The word waakye is from the Hausa language and means beans. It is the contracted form of the full name shinkafa da wake which means rice and beans.

source:TV3 Ghana

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