CURRY CHICKEN PELAU

Pelau is a classic Trini dish! It’s usually made by stewing meat. adding coconut milk. peas, rice, pumpkin, carrots and other ingredients. Curry dishes are also Trini classics so of course the idea of Curry Chicken Pelau came to light. This is not my invention however. It has been around for some time but this…

COCONUT DROPS

Coconut Drops – a sweet coconut snack/dessert item you will love! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups grated coconut 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/4 cup raisins 1/2 tsp JGM Products cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg 2 tbsp coconut milk 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp margarine While experimenting with…

CHICKEN PASTELLE (Non Traditional Trini Method)

End of year season in Trinidad is filled with menu MUST HAVES such as pastelles! This amazingly delicious item consists of corn flour and meat…and is usually wrapped in fig leaf and then steamed or boiled. Unfortunately the fig leaves may not be available and many people opt for the use of foil. This recipe/video…

WHOLE ROAST CHICKEN

This is super easy and delicious recipe for a whole roasted chicken is a MUST TRY! INGREDIENTS: 1 2 1/2 lb whole chicken 4 tbsp unsalted butter 1 tbsp JGM Products MSG Free All Purpose Seasoning 1 tbsp JGM Products paprika 1 tbsp JGM Products garlic powder 1 tsp JGM Products cayenne pepper 1 tbsp…

COCONUT SWEET BREAD (TRINI STYLE)

Coconut Sweet Bread!!! A Trini favorite! This dish incorporates grated dried coconut with fruits to make a fantastic and delicious snack/dessert item! INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp JGM Products cinnamon powder 4 oz margarine, melted 1 cup grated coconut 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup…

TRINI CHOW CHOW

#chowchow #trinidad #relish Chow Chow is a MUST HAVE for most Trinis around the end of year holiday season. It’s similar to that of relish and is normally eaten with homemade bread and chicken/beef or on pastelles etc. This recipe is a MUST TRY! INGREDIENTS: 2 medium carrots 2 small onions 1 cup Bodi/yard beans…

MINI EGGNOG CHEESECAKES

End of the year season is here and it is all about those festive dishes! These eggnog cheesecakes will certainly add something extra to your table! INGREDIENTS: – 16 oz cream cheese – 1/2 cup eggnog – 1 tsp vanilla essence – 1/4 tsp nutmeg – 1/3 cud granulated sugar – 2 eggs – 3…

TRINI EGGNOG (NON ALCOHOLIC)

This time of year, eggnog becomes a MUST! This easy non alcoholic eggnog is sure to have your taste buds screaming for more! INGREDIENTS: – 6 egg yolks – 2 cups evaporated milk – 1/3 cup condensed milk (can be adjusted) – 1 cup whole milk – 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg – 1/2 tsp JGM…

CHOCOLATE CHIP CAKE MIX COOKIES

If you’ve got a box of cake mix at home and you are looking for some fun ideas then you need to try these…chocolate chip cookies!!! It’s so easy and the kids will absolutely love it! INGREDIENTS: – 1 box yellow cake mix (or any of your choice) – 2 eggs – 1/2 cup vegetable…

AVOCADO & CHICKEN SALAD

Here’s a quick and healthy dinner idea for you! INGREDIENTS: – 2 chicken breasts, skinless and boneless (cut into strips) – 1/2 tsp JGM Products all purpose seasoning – 1/4 tsp JGM Products paprika – 2 tbsp red onion, chopped – 3 tsp olive oil – avocado, cut into small cubes ( roughly 1 1/2…