CHICKEN BIRYANI (MILD)

I love Indian cuisine…. the spices… the intense flavors…. the aromas… are all just amazing. The techniques involved and the specific spices used are a bit different from the West Indian methods of cooking that I am accustomed to; so usually I would purchase the biryani spice pack and follow the instructions. Today however I…

MIDDLE EASTERN CHICKEN KEBABS

I decided to travel around the world in my very own kitchen today and experiment with some middle eastern kebabs…. lol. I actually was randomly googling various recipes to get an idea of what to cook and came across a middle eastern twist idea… so I gathered all the ingredients and decided to give it…

SHRIMP AND MUSHROOM ALFREDO

Who doesn’t love Alfredo??…especially shrimp Alfredo?!πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹ Most pasta dishes are pretty simple to put together. Here’s my recipeπŸ˜€ SERVINGS: 3 INGREDIENTS: 20 medium shrimp, deveined 7 oz linguine pasta 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 tin mushrooms (115g) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS ground chilies 1 tsp cilantro 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2…

CILANTRO SESAME CHICKEN RAMEN NOODLES

How many times have you been confused or uncertain as to what to cook? As much as I love to cook, I sometimes run out of ideas or at times just look for the easiest of recipes to try. Today I took both chicken and shrimp from the freezer to thaw out til I decided…

CURRIED SHRIMP AND POTATO aka ‘CURRY SHRIMP AND ALOO’

Dhal and rice would be one of my favorite things to eat…anytime… any day! A few days ago I actually had dhal and rice with kuchela amd some cucumbers…yups…not even kidding lol…no meat nothing… πŸ˜€ …But recently I’ve been craving some curry shrimp and potato with rice and dhal. Thankfully today the ‘fish van’ came…

CILANTRO RICE WITH CORN AND JALAPEΓ‘O

I am a rice lover…actually I LOVE LOVE LOVE plain hot white rice with anything peppery lol but I also like to experiment with different rice dishes. Today I grabbed some jalapeΓ±os from the refrigerator…as well as corn and cilantro from my pantry and decided why not try a cilantro rice with jalapeΓ±o and corn!?!?…

GARLIC HERB TUNA STEAK

I actually enjoy tuna steaks quite a lot. For dinner I decided to do a simple garlic herb tuna steak. Here is the recipe INGREDIENTS: 1 lb tuna steaks 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 lime juice 1 tsp cilantro 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS basil 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS…

CURRIED TUNA

Curried tuna (from the tin)???? Yups you read correctly. Give me hot rice with anything and I would be a happy camper!…seriously! During Ramadan, Muslims like myself fast daily. Usually when I break my fast I like to have ‘saucy’ and/or peppery food…so yesterday I was feeling for something like salmon and rice after so…

SAWINE

Sawine is usually made for Eid, which is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) for Muslims. What exactly is sawine? It’sΒ a very rich sweet treat made with vermicelli, condensed milk, evaporated milk and flavoured with spice. Like many food related items…

GEERA CHICKEN

Pepper mouth should be my middle name! Sometimes after a long day I crave some dry peppery GEERA chicken with hot rice and some cucumbers on the side! Usually when cooking geera chicken Trinidadians prefer to use chicken neck, back or any bony pieces. I am a fan of bony pieces of chicken to be…

PEPPER CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS 1 lb chicken chunks 4 cloves grated garlic 1 chopped pimento 1 tsp chopped hot pepper 1 large onion chopped into chunks 1 bell pepper chopped into chunks 1 tsp Sriracha 1 tsp JGM Products cayenne pepper 1 cup water 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce 2 tsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp olive oil…

SAUTÉED ZUCCHINI AND CARROTS

Simple..easy…quick! That’s how I’ll describe this dish. I love to have veggies or salads with meals so for today’s meal I decided to do a simple saute with zucchini and carrots. This recipe is super easy with minimal ingredients which makes it even easier to follow….so hope you try it out! πŸ˜€ INGREDIENTS: 2 medium…