SAHEENA (TYPE 1)

Saheena is one of those popular street foods in Trinidad and Tobago that I absolutely love to eat. The main ingredients in this fried delicacy are dasheen bush leaves (also known as taro, spinach, bhagi), flour and split peas powder. It’s enjoyed mostly with some hot chutney, either grated or boiled and there are 2…

VEGETARIAN GLUTEN FREE BLACK BEAN PASTA

This vegetarian pasta dish is the ultimate flavor bomb! If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian meal you need to try this recipe! SERVING: 4-5 persons INGREDIENTS: 250g pasta (I used shells) 1 tin (15oz) black beans, drained 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1…

PARMESAN CRUSTED CHICKEN

Parmesan crusted chicken breasts are packed with flavor on the outside and juicy on the inside.  It’s a very simple method to follow and I guarantee you will love it especially if you are a Parmesan cheese lover! I must admit though, this idea came from my hubby who did a Parmesan crusted fish. It…

CURRIED SOYA CHUNKS WITH ALOO (POTATO)

With Divali approaching, I’ve decided to include some vegetarian dishes for you guys! Here’s a delicious and simple curry dish that you will be sure to enjoy! This Divali be sure to use JGM Products line of curry, masala and geera to give your meals guaranteed flavor! Here is my easy curry soya chunks with potato…

FRIED BAKE

Fried bake is one of the popular breakfast items here in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean as well. There are countless options that can be enjoyed with fried bake. Today’s post is about that bake! I personally enjoy having it with sardines for breakfast and Hubby enjoys it with plantains or cheese! It…

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…

KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE)

Kitchri is one of those ‘ole time’ favorites. It’s a combination of rice, split peas and coconut milk with green seasoning. Some people add ochro, bhagi and even saltfish to it. It’s quite similar in nature to what we refer to as pelau (Check out the video here ) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut…

CURRY GOAT

The rainy weather today had me feeling for some hot and spicy curry!…soooo curry goat it is! This is one of those dishes that has your house smelling delicious and the neighbours knocking on your door for some! lol… The smell and sound of the ‘chunkaying’ cause my taste buds to scream in excitement!!! INGREDIENTS:…

BOILED CORN (CORN ON THE COB)

Hubby and I headed to the Chaguanas market in Trinidad over the weekend where we purchased a bag of corn for $10 TTD (had around 10 in a bag) and as soon as I got home, I wasted no time in boiling them. Boiled corn is one of those ‘snacks’ most Trinis love! There are 2…

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…