This dish, like seasoned couscous, provides a delicious quick side starch for a meal. Pino is similar to, but lighter than, Nigerian eba, where the gari is much denser.
Pino makes a lovely light but satisfying and sophisticated meal, especially when paired with Ghana-style Kebabs (Chichinga), some fresh vegetables, and a bottle of chilled chardonnay. Garnish as desired, e.g., a little parsley, basil, green pepper, and/or tomato.
Some leftover Ghanaian Basic Tomato Gravy mixed with water or a seasoning cube and water may replace the 2 cups of chicken stock.
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