FRIED CABBAGE

Cabbage is an amazing vegetarian breakfast option that I love having with roti! It’s so easy to make and I know you will enjoy it! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb shredded cabbage 1 tomato 1 small onion 3 cloves garlic, grated hot pepper (optional) 2 tbsp ketchup 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil salt and black pepper to…

STEWED PIGEON PEAS

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup dried pigeon peas, soaked and pressure cooked 2 pimento, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped hot pepper 2 cloves garlic grated 1/4 cup pumpkin, sliced 1 tomato, chopped 2 tbsp chadon beni, finely chopped (1/2tbsp to be used at the end) 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 cup…

KURMA

Eid ul Fitr is upon us and that means lots of food and indian sweets! Today’s recipe is going to be on kurma…a delightful indian sweet that’s enjoyed by many! INGREDIENTS: 2kg flour 2 1/2 packs evaporated milk (660ml) (cold) 1 tin condensed milk (cold) 16 oz margarine 2 tbsp JGM PRODUCTS ginger powder 1…

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!…

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…

CORN PIE

Corn Pie, a corn filled dish loaded with flavour and a favorite in Trinidad! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 cup evaporated milk 1 can whole kernel corn (12oz) 1 can cream style corn (15 oz) 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 cup sweet peppers, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 2 pimentos,…

PINEAPPLE CHOW

Chow is a very popular ‘snack’ in Trinidad that’s made using a fruit (mango, orange etc), hot pepper, garlic, chadon beni, salt and black pepper. Some other common ingredients include lime/lemon juice, ketchup and sugar. Here is my Pineapple Chow ingredients: INGREDIENTS: 1 pineapple, peeled and cut into pieces 12 chadon beni leaves, finely chopped…

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 1/2 – 3/4 tsp salt (can be adjusted according to your preference) 3/4 tsp cumin or JGM PRODUCTS roasted geera 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS paprika 1/4…