SALTFISH AND TOMATOES

Local dishes in Trinidad and Tobago are just so unique and packed with flavor! Saltfish and tomatoes is one of the many dishes that can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch or even dinner! It’s quite similar to Smoked Herring and Tomatoes It’s usually accompanies with bake, bread, dhal and rice or roti. Here is the recipe:…

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)…

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…

BAKED STUFFED RED FISH

Hubby brought home a nice sized red fish (lane snapper) and what better way to prepare that type of fish than baking! Today’s recipe is all about baking and stuffing a red snapper! Some thing to note is that you can stuff your fish with just about anything you like. For me, the aromatics are…

OCHRO (OKRA) RICE

Ochro rice is a delicious flavor packed one pot dish that you and your family will love! The main ingredient of course is ochro and coconut milk. It’s a simple recipe you can follow and its method is very similar to KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE) and CHICKEN PELAU INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 6-7 medium sized ochro, sliced…

SHRIMP KEBABS

Shrimp would be my favorite seafood so naturally anything with shrimp gets my taste buds excited! I will admit though that cleaning shrimp is my least favorite activity but someone has to do it right? lol Hubby came home with these big shrimp that just got me so excited and immediately thought about making kebabs…

FISH BROTH

FISH BROTH! One of my absolute favorite types of local ‘soups’. Actually it IS my favorite! I especially love fish broth (pronounced brof locally) with a lot of green seasoning (a mix of local herbs) and hot pepper. It’s a dish that some, like myself, include macaroni and/or even dumplings. I prefer macaroni as I…

TUNA SALAD

Part of my regular wifey routine on mornings entails preparing brunch for the Hubby. One of the easiest and a healthy brunch option I usually choose to make (very very often lol…maybe too often lol) is none other than tuna salad. It’s super quick, simple and not to mention absolutely tasty! The best part is…

SALTFISH BULJOL

Trinidadian style breakfast is one of the best if you ask me…maybe because I am Trini and have grown up around all sorts of delicious local foods. One item that is loved by manyyyy is saltfish  buljol! As with every dish we know, there are many different ways of preparing any particular one, which like…