Every month at Old Spitalfields in London arranged by Open The Gate there are small business selling African inspired products. On Saturday’s there are regular Old Spitalfields traders offering a range of fashion, accessories and arts & crafts and then there are themed markets. Here we meet Aunt Gee's stall and try their range of ‘Shitto’ at The African Market.
What is Shito?
Shito is a Ghanaian sauce (fish and chilli oil slow cooked for hours) which can be eaten with rice, yam, gari and more. You can also use it as a spread. Shito, is the word for pepper in the Ghanaian native language.
(A Family Fun Day) is an annual event for the
Ghanaian and African music, spectacular costumes, Durbar of Chiefs, Cultural Dancers, Fashion Show, Football, Kids actives, and of course the traditional freshly cooked African food, Arts and Crafts stalls lining the park this is probably Ghanaian’s most exciting annual event out side of Ghana.