STEAM FISH IN COCONUT MILK

There are so many ways that we can prepare fish. They are also so many different types of fish that we can actually cook. In this recipe I am going to be using tilapia and I am going to be putting together steamed fish in coconut milk. SERVINGS: 2 INGREDIENTS: 2 medium tilapia fillets 1…

FISH IN TOMATO SAUCE

With so much fish in my freezer I decided to put together some delightful and easy fish recipes for you. Don’t worry, if you don’t eat fish or seafood, you can easily replace the fish with chicken or any other meat. Here’ my easy recipe for fish in tomato sauce. SERVINGS: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 4 small/medium…

POTATO AU GRATIN (CHEESY SCALLOPED POTATOES)

This cheesy scalloped potatoes or potato au gratin as it’s called is so good! It’s essentially scalloped potatoes with cheese YIELD: 1 8X6 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup evaporated milk 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 1 pimento/flavor pepper, chopped 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp. butter JGM…

POTATO OIL DOWN

Oil down is a popular dish across in the Caribbean and is usually made with breadfruit and salted meat cooked in coconut milk. Dasheen bush leaves are also used in this dish. I unfortunately don’t have any breadfruit, dasheen bush or salted meat on hand so I making use of what i have available in…

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…

EASY SHRIMP AND VEGETABLES

Vegetables should be eaten regularly as they contain so many nutritional benefits but I am unfortunately not a fan of veggies. I do try to eat them as often as possible though but it doesn’t always work out so what I try to do is include them with other ingredients that I enjoy. In this…

TRINI CURRY SHRIMP AND PAK CHOY (BOK CHOY)

Trinidadians love curry in almost anything. I usually cook curry shrimp but this time, I had some extra pak choy on hand so I decided to add it to the shrimp…. why not? YIELD: 2-3 servings INGREDIENTS: 10 medium sized shrimp, cleaned, peeled and deveined 1 medium head pak choy, chopped 3 cloves garlic, grated…

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:…

HOMEMADE FLATBREAD FOR WRAPS/GYROS WITH CHICKEN & TZATZIKI SAUCE

This flatbread recipe is super easy to follow if you are out of wraps and would like to make gyros or chicken wraps. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp yeast 1 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup warm water 1/2 cup warm evaporated milk 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp olive oil DIRECTIONS: Combine…

SPONGE CAKE

My absolute favorite type of cake is SPONGE CAKE! especially when it is now out of the oven! This cake has many variations but here is my simple sponge cake recipe. You will notice that I am using condensed milk in this recipe! The extra sweetness from it just add some extra yumminess to the…