PASTA, RICE, PIZZA – CUBA (February 2018)

Monday in Trinidad: Doubles with heavy pepper for breakfast. Tuesday in Cuba: Toast bread and egg. Food culture shock was in effect! Cuban food is a combination of Spanish, African, Native American and Caribbean cuisine. When I think about Cuban food…and especially after frequenting some Cuban restaurants in Miami, I imagine frijoles negros (black beans)…

CHICKEN SOUP (WITH SPLIT PEAS)

Wifey duty calls! Sick Hubby needs some soup 😊 I am more of a fish broth person though but not the hubs… sooo chicken soup it is!… The one most important request for his soup was that there MUST be plantains and sweet potatoes in it! Lol I’ve seen my Mummy make chicken soup by…

CHICKEN LASAGNA

Lasagn, Β as many of us already know, is a dish comprising of various layers of lasagne sheets, cheese, and in most cases meat and/or veggies. I usually prefer a minced beef lasagna but today I decided to use minced chicken. It’s a pretty straightforward dish to make and like many other dishes, you can put…

TIPS TO MAKE YOUR CUBA VACATION MUY BIEN (February, 2018)

Pack your bags..Grab a map and learn some Spanish/Espanol!!!….LET’S GET READY FOR CUBA! A 3 hour and 45 mins flight from Trinidad via Caribbean Airlines leads you directly to the Spanish speaking country located northwest of our twin island republic. I know that you are super excited to get there, but before you land and…

GRENADA (January, 2018)

Grenada! You were sooo amazing the last time I visited that I needed to visit again! First trip for 2018 was to the beautiful Spice Isle! To be honest, I feel like I’m at home when I’m on this gorgeous island! It’s like a small Trinidad!πŸ’– Wondering how this trip went? Well…. continue reading! πŸ˜€…

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…

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…