BBQ CHICKEN IN THE OVEN

Hearing the words ‘BBQ chicken’ can have your mouth watering! This easy to follow recipe guarantees a delicious BBQ chicken done in the OVEN! Yes, you can have an amazing BBQ chicken done in the oven INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken leg/thigh and 2 chicken breast, washed and cleaned FOR MARINADE: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2…

SALTFISH AND TOMATOES

Local dishes in Trinidad and Tobago are just so unique and packed with flavor! Saltfish and tomatoes is one of the many dishes that can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch or even dinner! It’s quite similar to Smoked Herring and Tomatoes It’s usually accompanies with bake, bread, dhal and rice or roti. Here is the recipe:…

CHICKEN PASTE/ CHICKEN SANDWICH SPREAD

Chicken paste is an EXCELLENT filling for wraps or croissants/puffs and even on toasted bread. The basic ingredients include minced chicken, mayo, salt and pepper. I prefer to include some ‘trini’ flavors to it by adding some chadon beni (culantro), pimento, garlic and JGM PRODUCTS all purpose seasoning. INGREDIENTS: 10 chicken thighs, cleaned 15 chadon…

PINEAPPLE CHOW

Chow is a very popular ‘snack’ in Trinidad that’s made using a fruit (mango, orange etc), hot pepper, garlic, chadon beni, salt and black pepper. Some other common ingredients include lime/lemon juice, ketchup and sugar. Here is my Pineapple Chow ingredients: INGREDIENTS: 1 pineapple, peeled and cut into pieces 12 chadon beni leaves, finely chopped…

BEEFY MAC AND CHEESE

Here’s a comfort food that’s guaranteed to not disappoint! It’s an easy dish to put together and your taste buds will be calling for more! Servings: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 150 g large elbow pasta 1/2 lb minced beef (chicken or lamb can be used) 1 small onion, diced 1 pimento, chopped 3 cloves garlic, grated 1…

SARDINE CHOKA

Sardine choka and fried bake is an ultimate breakfast for me on a weekend. It’s a simple dish that many enjoy just as a snack or lunch. The ingredients are pretty much straightforward and can be used in any quantity you wish. Here’s my version… INGREDIENTS: 1 tin sardine 1/2 onion, chopped hot pepper (optional)…

EGGPLANT PIZZA

In Trinidad, when we think about or hear the word ‘eggplant’ (more popularly called bhaigan) it’s usually bhaigan choka or curry bhaigan and aloo (potato) that comes to mind but this different way of preparing the bhaigan is actually pretty delicious! Eggplant pizza is a yummy snack or side dish that the family will be…

CURRY CHANNA AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry channa and aloo/potato is a delicious dish that everyone loves! Here is the recipe: INGREDIENTS: 3 medium size potatoes, cleaned, peeled and cubed 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/channa (you can use tin chickpeas as well) 1 small onion, sliced hot pepper 2-3 curry leaves salt to taste 1 tbsp green seasoning (combination or garlic,…

HUMMUS

Wondering how to make a delicious hummus? Believe me… it’s super easy! Here’s my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/ Channa 1/2 cup tahini sauce 3 cloves garlic 1/2 – 3/4 tsp salt (can be adjusted according to your preference) 3/4 tsp cumin or JGM PRODUCTS roasted geera 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS paprika 1/4…

ROASTED POTATOES

Roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for you! It’s an amazingly easy and delicious dish that can be prepared by anyone! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs potatoes, washed and cubed (roughly 1 inch in size) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp JGM PRODUCTS MSG free all purpose seasoning 1…