BEEF PELAU

Pelau is a classic Trini dish. It’s basically a one pot cook that involves ‘stewing’ a meat then adding rice, coconut milk and vegetables. INGREDIENTS: For Beef: 1 lb beef, cut into small pieces 2 pimentos(flavour peppers), chopped Hot pepper (as you like) 1 tomato, chopped 2 tsp ginger, grated 1 small onion, sliced 2…

CURRY CORNED BEEF/BULLY BEEF & POTATOES

Corned Beef or Bully Beef has always been a favorite of mine. It was one of the first things I ever cooked with my dad many years ago. Peppery corned beef with rice is my absolute comfort food. In this recipe I’ll be making corned beef but curry corned beef! INGREDIENTS: 1 tin corned beef…

STEW BEEF

Stew! One of my favorite ways to cook chicken, lamb and beef. Trini style stew is amazing!!! Here is my recipe. You can use this recipe for chicken or lamb as well. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb beef, cleaned and cut into small pieces 2 tbsp green seasoning (or as much as you like) 2 tbsp ketchup…

KIBBEH

Kibbeh is a delicious middle eastern dish that consists of bulgur wheat, onions, minced meat and spices. It’s essentially a meat/bulgur wheat shell that encloses a meat filling. It’s totally addictive and perfect for meat lovers. YIELD: approx 24 (can vary depending on the size you make them) INGREDIENTS: FOR SHELL: 1 lb minced beef…

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,…