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,…

BUTTER GARLIC SWEET POTATOES

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of Vitamin A, dietary fiber, potassium and more! It’s sweeter than your regular potatoes and make a great dish side! Sweet potatoes can be used in soups, steamed, boil and fry, pie and even salad! Today I decided to do butter garlic sweet potatoes to go along with the…

ASIAN STYLE SOYA CHUNKS PASTA

I feel like experimenting these days!…and seeing that I’ve had so many requests for vegetarian meal options, I decided to make a soya dish. Soya chunks are usually used as a meat extender and are very high in protein content. This dish, Asian style soya chunks pasta is a relatively quick and easy one to…

CURRY BHAIGAN (EGGPLANT/MELONGENE) AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry bhaigan and aloo is a dish I remember my grandmother cooking when I was a kid. A few days ago I was on the phone with my aunt and we started talking about dinner….and she was telling me that she was gonna make this dish. Immediately I began craving it. The following day, I…

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…

‘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…

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…

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!?!?…