SHRIMP BISQUE

Bisque is a cream based soup of French origin and is made with shrimp, lobster or  crab. It’s packed with flavor and so easy to make! SERVINGS: 1-2 INGREDIENTS: 7 large shrimp, cleaned, deveined and cut into small pieces 1/2 cup cooking cream 1 cup water or seafood stock 1 tbsp all purpose flour  1/4…

BHAGI/BHAJI RICE

One pot meals are the easiest things ever! This bhagi rice recipe will surely have you screaming for more! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 7 large dasheen leaves and stems, sliced 2 cloves garlic, grated 2 pimentos, finely chopped 1 hot pepper (can be adjusted or eliminated) 1/4 lb saltfish 1 small onion, chopped 1/2…

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…