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Food is cooked to make it more palatable or easier to eat and in some cases more digestible. There are different types of food which are used by the human body for various purposes and most food are sources to more than one nutrient essential for man to stay healthy. Biogas is one source of energy used for cooking food in the household. One major advantage of biogas over other fuels is that it can be generated from waste organic material produced in the household. The design of biogas plants for use in cooking in household depends on the types of dishes being cooked. The quantity of biogas needed for the preparation of the popular fufu and palm nut soup in Ghana is about 440 litres.