FISH IN TOMATO SAUCE

With so much fish in my freezer I decided to put together some delightful and easy fish recipes for you. Don’t worry, if you don’t eat fish or seafood, you can easily replace the fish with chicken or any other meat. Here’ my easy recipe for fish in tomato sauce. SERVINGS: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 4 small/medium…

POTATO AU GRATIN (CHEESY SCALLOPED POTATOES)

This cheesy scalloped potatoes or potato au gratin as it’s called is so good! It’s essentially scalloped potatoes with cheese YIELD: 1 8X6 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1 cup evaporated milk 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 1 pimento/flavor pepper, chopped 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp. butter JGM…

POTATO OIL DOWN

Oil down is a popular dish across in the Caribbean and is usually made with breadfruit and salted meat cooked in coconut milk. Dasheen bush leaves are also used in this dish. I unfortunately don’t have any breadfruit, dasheen bush or salted meat on hand so I making use of what i have available in…

SCALLOPED POTATOES

Who doesn’t enjoy scalloped potatoes? Potato dishes in general are a favorite and we are no stranger to a delightful scalloped potatoes dish. Here’s my simple recipe YIELD: 1 8X6 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tbsp. all purpose flour 1 pimento/flavor…

EASY SHRIMP AND VEGETABLES

Vegetables should be eaten regularly as they contain so many nutritional benefits but I am unfortunately not a fan of veggies. I do try to eat them as often as possible though but it doesn’t always work out so what I try to do is include them with other ingredients that I enjoy. In this…

TRINI CURRY SHRIMP AND PAK CHOY (BOK CHOY)

Trinidadians love curry in almost anything. I usually cook curry shrimp but this time, I had some extra pak choy on hand so I decided to add it to the shrimp…. why not? YIELD: 2-3 servings INGREDIENTS: 10 medium sized shrimp, cleaned, peeled and deveined 1 medium head pak choy, chopped 3 cloves garlic, grated…

SHRIMP AND PAK CHOY (BOK CHOY) PASTA

Pasta is something that I enjoy quite a lot! We can put together some of the most delicious pasta meals by simply using ingredients that we have at home. Today it’s all about shrimp and pak choy, the main stars of this dish, as I show you this delightful pasta recipe. YIELD: 2-3 servings INGREDIENTS:…

CURRANTS ROLL

Currants rolls are made like coconut rolls but of course using currants instead of coconut. I will admit that I am not a fan of currants but Trinis love their currants rolls so I wanted to share my recipe for these. YIELD: 14-15 (can vary depending on how the logs are cut when finished) INGREDIENTS:…

COCONUT ROLLS (SALARA)

INGREDIENTS: DOUGH: 2 cups all purpose flour 4 oz. shortening 4 oz. butter/margarine Pinch of salt 1/2 cup (approx.) cold water COCONUT FILLING: 2 cups desiccated coconut 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1-2 tsp red coloring (or as you like) DIRECTIONS: Add butter and shortening to the flour and salt….

HOMEMADE FLATBREAD FOR WRAPS/GYROS WITH CHICKEN & TZATZIKI SAUCE

This flatbread recipe is super easy to follow if you are out of wraps and would like to make gyros or chicken wraps. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups all purpose flour 3 tsp yeast 1 1/4 tsp salt 2/3 cup warm water 1/2 cup warm evaporated milk 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tbsp olive oil DIRECTIONS: Combine…