Thursday, February 08, 2018

And yet another adinkra cookie picture

Yes, but just to reassure you that these adinkra cookie stamps also work on regular butter and wheat-flour based doughs, as here. Thanks to Yasmine Abbas of neo-nomad for the Nordic Ware cookie stamp.

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Getting Ready for Ghana: vegan, gluten-free, adinkra shortbread!

Well, it's been several months of designing and printing and taste testing, but at the end of February we head to Ghana to share with several folks (at Kawa Moka and  Flair, among others). We're taste testing them this morning at New Leaf. So far they're rated between 9 and 10. (0 being "yuk" and 10 being "yum." I'm feeling pretty good.

Friday, February 02, 2018

Dwennimenn: The Ram's Horns (humility with strength)

The 3rd adinkra cookie stamp I chose to work on (after "gye name" (the omnipotence of God) and "sankofa" (go back and fetch it to remember the past), was "dwennimenn" the ram's horns, a symbol of strength with humility. Am still improving it, and also  the vanilla and chocolate shortbread cookies (biscuits), using only vegan and gluten-free ingredients that are found in Ghana. "Little by little, the chicken drinks water."

Here's today's attempt: