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…

SARDINE CHOKA

Sardine choka and fried bake is an ultimate breakfast for me on a weekend. It’s a simple dish that many enjoy just as a snack or lunch. The ingredients are pretty much straightforward and can be used in any quantity you wish. Here’s my version… INGREDIENTS: 1 tin sardine 1/2 onion, chopped hot pepper (optional)…

EGGPLANT PIZZA

In Trinidad, when we think about or hear the word ‘eggplant’ (more popularly called bhaigan) it’s usually bhaigan choka or curry bhaigan and aloo (potato) that comes to mind but this different way of preparing the bhaigan is actually pretty delicious! Eggplant pizza is a yummy snack or side dish that the family will be…

CURRY CHANNA AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry channa and aloo/potato is a delicious dish that everyone loves! Here is the recipe: INGREDIENTS: 3 medium size potatoes, cleaned, peeled and cubed 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/channa (you can use tin chickpeas as well) 1 small onion, sliced hot pepper 2-3 curry leaves salt to taste 1 tbsp green seasoning (combination or garlic,…

HUMMUS

Wondering how to make a delicious hummus? Believe me… it’s super easy! Here’s my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas/ Channa 1/2 cup tahini sauce 3 cloves garlic 3/4 tsp salt (can be adjusted according to your preference) 3/4 tsp JGM PRODUCTS roasted geera 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS paprika 1/4 cup lemon juice 4…

ROASTED POTATOES

Roasted potatoes are the perfect side dish for you! It’s an amazingly easy and delicious dish that can be prepared by anyone! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 – 2 lbs potatoes, washed and cubed (roughly 1 inch in size) 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp JGM PRODUCTS MSG free all purpose seasoning 1…

CURRIED FISH WITH PEAS

Trinis curry just about everything…and curry fish is a popular local dish here in Trinidad. Usually people prefer using kingfish or redfish but today I am using salmon. In my recipe I am also going to be including pigeon peas as it’s hubba’s favorite! Here is the recipe: INGREDIENTS: TO SEASON FISH: 1 salmon, sliced…

PASTA SALAD WITH SHREDDED CHICKEN

Do you or your family love pasta and chicken? This quick and easy pasta dish with shredded chicken is ideal for you! INGREDIENTS: 2 medium chicken breast 300g twisted pasta 1 tin mixed vegetables 1 cup chopped parsley and onion combined (I used about 2 cups of fresh parsley and half red onion… which after…

CURRY STEW CHICKEN

  Curry Stew Chicken is one of those classic local dishes in Trinidad. It’s the perfect combination of curry and stew and I guarantee you will love it! The recipe is pretty much simple. SERVINGS: 6-7 persons INGREDIENTS: 1 whole chicken, washed, cleaned and cut into small pieces 1 small onion, sliced 3 tbsp JGM…

CARAILLE/BITTER MELON

Caraille or, as it is also called, Bitter Melon is veryyyyy bitter and not liked by many people. I, however, LOVE it (notice the emphasis with the use of the CAPS lol) with dhal and rice! Some people also eat it with roti but I prefer the rice and dhal. This fruit/vegetable requires some preparation…