Fufu is a staple food of West Africa and originated from Ghana. It is made by pounding boiled cassava, yams or plantains into a dough-like consistency. Men mostly do the pounding because it requires a lot of physical strength. Fufu is usually eaten with a light soup or groundnut or palm nut sauce. I tried fufu and it was pretty starchy and like nothing I've tasted before. It may be an acquired taste.