EASY BLACK BEANS RECIPE!

Black beans just might be my favorite type of beans! These days there is the option to purchase the beans in the tin but I prefer the ones that come in bags/packs. Unfortunately these require a lot more prep time compared to the tin beans but to me, it’s worth the extra time! Black beans…

FIRST TIME VISIT TO GUYANA – (March 2018)

Anniversary celebration, foodie and fishing adventures continue…. this time…. in Guyana! As with many first time visits to a ‘foreign’ country, the anxiety and curiosity levels will be high. If you are wondering why I chose Guyana, well to be honest, Caribbean Airlines was offering a special on trips to certain destinations. Guyana was one…

BRUNCH YOU WILL β€˜KRAVE’!

Wedding anniversaries are a reason for celebration right?…. What better way to celebrate than a Sunday Brunch! Get ready and let’s head to the southern part of the beautiful island of Trinidad to a popular restaurant called ‘KRAVE’ Reservations (recommended) were made for 11am and you bet we were on time! Lol. We were pretty…

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˜€…