BAKED Mac/Cheese and Ground Beef | Beef Casserole

Who doesn’t love meat with mac and cheese!!! Adding some ground beef to our traditional Trini macaroni pie is the perfect comfort dish!!! INGREDIENTS: 150g large elbows 2 cups grated cheddar cheese ( 1/2 cup for top of pie) 3 tbsp tomato paste 1 cup minced beef (or any other minced meat) 1 tbsp flour…

CHICKEN PASTELLE (Non Traditional Trini Method)

End of year season in Trinidad is filled with menu MUST HAVES such as pastelles! This amazingly delicious item consists of corn flour and meat…and is usually wrapped in fig leaf and then steamed or boiled. Unfortunately the fig leaves may not be available and many people opt for the use of foil. This recipe/video…

Beef Stir Fry Recipe

INGREDIENTS: TO SEASON BEEF: 1/2 lb beef, cut into thin strips 1/2 tbsp corn starch 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS black pepper 1 tbsp soy sauce VEGETABLES: 1-2 cups broccoli 1 medium carrot, sliced 1 pimento, sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced SAUCE: 1 tsp sesame oil 1/2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 tsp…

CORNED BEEF with CABBAGE

Corned Beef is a staple in many Caribbean kitchens. It’s the perfect ‘go to’ meal! Adding cabbage to the corned beef is the ultimate classic way to enjoy corned beef! INGREDIENTS: 1 tin corned beef 1/2 lb cabbage, shredded 1 small onion, sliced hot pepper, chopped (optional) 1 pimento, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 1…

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…

SPICY BEEF NOODLES

Spicy… hot… soup… 3 words which when combined is total heaven! I always enjoy a nice bowl of hot spicy soup. Being a foodie and on social media, I get so many ideas of different meals. Over the past week, I noticed numerous pics of ‘Pho’ being shared. It’s a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth,…

CORNED BEEF AND RICE

This blog post is especially for my Trini people! We LOVE ah good ‘corn beef’! Actually… corned beef was the first thing I ever cooked about 20 years ago! I have very fond memories of my pops cooking corned beef… it was a favorite for us! I remember the way he would say to cook…

MONGOLIAN BEEF PASTA

INGREDIENTS: 7 oz beef strips 6 oz linguine pasta 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tsp sugar 4 tbsp water 1 tsp meat tenderizer 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tsp worschestire sauce 1 tsp soy sauce 3 tsp sriracha sauce 1 1/2 cup sliced bell peppers 1 1/2 cup snow peas…

SPICY BEEF AND PEPPER STIR FRY

INGREDIENTS: 1lb beef cut into strips 1 1/2 cups bell peppers (cut into chunks) 1 1/2 cups broccoli 1 cup chopped red onions 4 cloves grated garlic 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp worcestershire sauce 3 tsp sriracha sauce 3 tsp corn starch 1 tbsp JGM ginger powder…