POTATO SALAD

Potato salad is one of those ‘must have’ side dishes when you are eating certain meals. Today’s menu included VEGETABLE RICE, baked chicken and of course potato salad! Potato salad is also loved alongside CHICKEN PELAU With many dishes, it’s always important to remember that there are various versions but this is how I prepare mine. SERVING: 3-4…

VEGETABLE RICE

  Here’s a delicious side dish you can prepare for lunch! Easy veggie rice! This is a fun dish as you can add just about any vegetable you like and it takes no time at all to prepare! SERVINGS: 4-5 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked parboiled rice 1 /2 cup corn 1/2 cup carrot, grated 1/2…

CHICKEN PELAU

Pelau is a popular local dish in Trinidad and Tobago as well as the Caribbean. Its main ingredients include coconut milk, rice and pigeon peas and there are many different ways it can be prepared. In Trinidad, there is a constant debate of whether pelau should be dry and grainy or more on the wet…

BAKED CHICKEN PIES

Baked pies whether it’s beef, chicken or potato are simply amazing… not to mention a better option than fried. This pies are a delicious snack for a movie night at home or a family get together! Here is my recipe😀 YIELD: 22 pies INGREDIENTS: DOUGH – 8 tbsp shortening 8 tbsp margarine 2 cups flour…

SHRIMP KEBABS

Shrimp would be my favorite seafood so naturally anything with shrimp gets my taste buds excited! I will admit though that cleaning shrimp is my least favorite activity but someone has to do it right? lol Hubby came home with these big shrimp that just got me so excited and immediately thought about making kebabs…

APPLE CINNAMON OATMEAL

Trinis have such a wide variety of delicious breakfast items to choose from… roti, fried bake, doubles… just to name a few. Unfortunately these options may not be the healthiest of choices. I am a believer of moderation though so indulge in our yummy dishes but remember to include healthy choices as well. One super…

BANANA NUT BREAD

Imagine the smell of cinnamon throughout your house on a beautiful evening while you’re preparing dinner…. smells and feels good right? That’s the exact feeling I have when I’m baking banana nut bread. Bananas are fruits almost everyone has in the kitchen and at some point in time, bananas remain on the counters longer than…

MANGO CHOW

It’s mango season again here in Trinidad and Tobago!!! What does that mean? MANGO CHOW of course! We’ve got soooo many different types of mango on our beautiful! Some include julie, rose, starch….but I always choose julie for chow! the half ripe ones are the best! It’s a simple recipe and totally dependent on the…