SCALLOPED POTATOES

Who doesn’t enjoy scalloped potatoes? Potato dishes in general are a favorite and we are no stranger to a delightful scalloped potatoes dish. Here’s my simple recipe YIELD: 1 8X6 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 1 pimento/flavor…

CURRANTS ROLL

Currants rolls are made like coconut rolls but of course using currants instead of coconut. I will admit that I am not a fan of currants but Trinis love their currants rolls so I wanted to share my recipe for these. YIELD: 14-15 (can vary depending on how the logs are cut when finished) INGREDIENTS:…

CASSAVA PONE (CASSAVA/YUCA CAKE)

Pone is a classic Trinidad dessert that consists mainly of cassava. There’s also grated coconut and spices in it. It’s one of my favorites but it’s one of those food items that can vary immensely based on a person’s likes/dislikes and sweetness level. For example, some people love and must have pumpkin in it while…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

How to make CARAMEL POPCORN

It’s Friday evening and you are looking for a quick snack for the family move night??? Caramel popcorn is just the right thing for you! It’s a super delicious sweet tooth ‘munchie’ that is guaranteed to satisfy the family! The ingredients are pretty simple and straight forward and the only thing that takes time is…

APPLE PIE

Apple pie is one my hubby’s favorite things especially when it’s paired with custard! This apple pie recipe is a pretty simple one and bakes in less than an hour. The kids are sure to enjoy this! INGREDIENTS: Filling: 5 apples (3 peeled and 2 unpeeled), sliced 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp flour 1…

CINNAMON ROLL CAKE

If you are looking something super sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings, this cinnamon roll cake is PERFECT for you. It’s a simple recipe that’s easy to follow. INGREDIENTS: 1 box of yellow cake mix 3 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sour cream 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup…

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…

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…

HOMEMADE BREAD

RAMADAN MUBARAK TO THE ENTIRE MUSLIM COMMUNITY! Ramadan 2018 has officially started and I am beyond excited. To start the first fast, I decided to prepare some delightful homemade bread. One of the best feelings is enjoying homemade meals and homemade bread is one of my absolute favorites! Now I am sure making bread at…