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,…

VEGGIE OVERLOADED MAC N CHEESE

MAC N CHEESE = COMFORT FOOD! We all love mac n cheese right? Welll….most of us at least lol. It’s generally considered not too healthy butttt why not include some veggies to make it a little bit healthy??? πŸ˜€ Veggies in mac n cheese add great flavors and different textures which your taste buds will…

CHICKEN AND BROCCOLI STIR FRY

What exactly do we mean by the term ‘stir fry’? Stir frying is used especially for Chinese food. It’s a method of cooking that involves cooking small pieces of meat/veggies over high heat usually in a wok or a frying pan and constantly stirring. I love Chinese food so today’s menu included a simple chicken…

‘CURRY’ EGG AND ‘ALOO’ (POTATO)

Curry is a favorite in Trinidad. Curry anything and Trinis will handle it! lol One unique dish is curry egg and aloo. Who came up with that? Not sure…but i’ll just say thanks much because I LOVE IT! πŸ˜€ Today’s menu included smoked herrings and tomatoes, egg and aloo with dhal and rice! Here’s my…

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…

HERBED BUTTER PASTA

It was a bit of a scramble today to prepare dinner for some reason although I was at home all day lol… so of course I had to come with something super simple! Immediately I thought about a butter…pasta… and herb… Here goes! SERVING: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 180g linguine (or any pasta you have available) 2…

CHICKEN BIRYANI (MILD)

I love Indian cuisine…. the spices… the intense flavors…. the aromas… are all just amazing. The techniques involved and the specific spices used are a bit different from the West Indian methods of cooking that I am accustomed to; so usually I would purchase the biryani spice pack and follow the instructions. Today however I…

MIDDLE EASTERN CHICKEN KEBABS

I decided to travel around the world in my very own kitchen today and experiment with some middle eastern kebabs…. lol. I actually was randomly googling various recipes to get an idea of what to cook and came across a middle eastern twist idea… so I gathered all the ingredients and decided to give it…

SHRIMP AND MUSHROOM ALFREDO

Who doesn’t love Alfredo??…especially shrimp Alfredo?!πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹ Most pasta dishes are pretty simple to put together. Here’s my recipeπŸ˜€ SERVINGS: 3 INGREDIENTS: 20 medium shrimp, deveined 7 oz linguine pasta 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 tin mushrooms (115g) 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS ground chilies 1 tsp cilantro 1 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2…

CILANTRO SESAME CHICKEN RAMEN NOODLES

How many times have you been confused or uncertain as to what to cook? As much as I love to cook, I sometimes run out of ideas or at times just look for the easiest of recipes to try. Today I took both chicken and shrimp from the freezer to thaw out til I decided…

CURRIED SHRIMP AND POTATO aka ‘CURRY SHRIMP AND ALOO’

Dhal and rice would be one of my favorite things to eat…anytime… any day! A few days ago I actually had dhal and rice with kuchela amd some cucumbers…yups…not even kidding lol…no meat nothing… πŸ˜€ …But recently I’ve been craving some curry shrimp and potato with rice and dhal. Thankfully today the ‘fish van’ came…

CILANTRO RICE WITH CORN AND JALAPEΓ‘O

I am a rice lover…actually I LOVE LOVE LOVE plain hot white rice with anything peppery lol but I also like to experiment with different rice dishes. Today I grabbed some jalapeΓ±os from the refrigerator…as well as corn and cilantro from my pantry and decided why not try a cilantro rice with jalapeΓ±o and corn!?!?…