VEGETABLE RICE

  Here’s a delicious side dish you can prepare for lunch! Easy veggie rice! This is a fun dish as you can add just about any vegetable you like and it takes no time at all to prepare! SERVINGS: 4-5 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked parboiled rice 1 /2 cup corn 1/2 cup carrot, grated 1/2…

MANGO CHOW

It’s mango season again here in Trinidad and Tobago!!! What does that mean? MANGO CHOW of course! We’ve got soooo many different types of mango on our beautiful! Some include julie, rose, starch….but I always choose julie for chow! the half ripe ones are the best! It’s a simple recipe and totally dependent on the…

EASY BLACK BEANS RECIPE!

Black beans just might be my favorite type of beans! These days there is the option to purchase the beans in the tin but I prefer the ones that come in bags/packs. Unfortunately these require a lot more prep time compared to the tin beans but to me, it’s worth the extra time! Black beans…

EGG MUFFINS

Looking for a fun breakfast idea? How about some egg muffins! Yes…egg muffins! It is so easy to put together and I know you will love them. If you have kids they will definitely be fascinated by these muffins! One of the great things about this recipe is that it can be adjusted to your…

GREEN FIG VINAIGRETTE

When you hear the word ‘caribbean’ you might immediately think about beaches… tropical paradise and even certain foods right? One being green figs maybe?? Green figs are quiet popular in Trinidad and Tobago. Usually it’s something that’s boil and fried, sometimes curried or just steamed and enjoyed. I wanted to try something different… so as…

BHAIGAN/BAIGAN CHOKA (ROASTED EGGPLANT/MELONGENE)

Breakfast during the week usually consists of eggs and toast or cereal. Weekends I tend to be a little more in the ‘breakfast making’ mood so this weekend I decided to make one of my favorite things… BHAIGAN CHOKA (or as my hubby jokingly calls it “Eggplant Souffle) and sada roti! Yum! Bhaigan choka is…

MACARONI PIE

Macaroni pie is an absolute favorite in Trinidad and Tobago and even throughout the Caribbean! It’s usually enjoyed with callaloo, stew OR baked chicken….orrr simply with ketchup (yes…I like having my macaroni pie with some ketchup at times lol) The ingredients are very easily accessible and anyone can make it. Here is my easy recipe!…

ALOO (POTATO) CHOKA

Aloo choka is a popular dish in Trinidad. It’s a very simple yet delicious dish and is one of my favorite things to have with curry, dhal and rice. Yesterday I was just in the mood for some hot and peppery curry!…Sooo I just went for it…and had some kitchen fun! I made curried chicken,…