CURRY STEW GOAT

Curry is a Trini favorite. We curry just about anything edible. Stew is also a favorite and involves the caramelization of brown sugar in which seasoned meat is cooked. Curry stew is simply meat seasoned with curry powder and then ‘stewed’ by adding it to caramelized brown sugar. The combination of the stew and curry…

BAKED SNAPPER WITH YOGURT MARINADE

Some would say fish and dairy is a NO NO but to me…it’s a delicious combo! In this recipe, I am using yogurt and spices to marinate the whole fish! Simple and flavorful. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 – 2 lb whole snapper, properly cleaned YOGURT MARINADE: 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/2 tbsp grated ginger 4-5 cloves…

STEW CHICKEN NOODLES

In Trinidad many of us enjoy stewed chicken and chowmein noodles so why not combine both dishes into one amazingly flavorful Trini style ‘pasta’ dish! It’s so easy to put together. Before we continue, it is important to note that there are many ways to make stew chicken in Trinidad. This is simply my version….

BHAGI WITH SALTFISH

This traditional dish of bhagi and saltfish is made with dasheen bush or taro leaves/stems, coconut milk and saltfish. A simple yet flavorful dish that you are sure to enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1 bundle dasheen bush 1 onion, sliced 5-6 cloves of garlic, chopped hot pepper (as much as you like) 170 g saltfish (between 1/4…

FLOUR HALWA (TRINI SIRNEE)

YIELD: 1 13×8 dish with a 1 inch thickness of halwa INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 cups evaporated milk 8oz margarine 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup condensed milk 1 cup dried fruits (raisins, sultanas, cherries) – this can be adjusted…

FAT KURMA aka TRINI GULAB JAMOON

YIELD: 15-18 INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 1 cup all purpose flour 4 tbsp butter or margarine 2/3 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/2 tsp JGM Products ginger powder 1/4 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground elychee 7-8 almonds 7-8 seedless dates OTHER INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water…

SALTFISH ACCRA

YIELD: 10-12 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all purpose flour 1/4 – 1/2 lb saltfish 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp yeast 1/4 tsp sugar 1 pimento 2 cloves garlic 1 small onion 2 tbsp chopped chive 2-3 chadon beni (culantro) leaves 2 tbsp chopped  celery 1/4 – 1/2 cup warm water DIRECTIONS: Boil saltfish for 10-15…

STEW FISH

INGREDIENTS: ½ lbs fish, cut into slices 1 small onion, sliced 2 pimentos, sliced 1 tomato, sliced 1/3 cup carrots, sliced 1/3 cup sweet peppers 2 cloves garlic, sliced ½ tbsp ginger, grated 1/3 cup ketchup ¼ cup oyster sauce ¼ tsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp coconut oil ¼ cup cilantro/chadon beni (chopped) 2…

CREAM OF WHEAT HALWA

YIELD: 1 13×8 dish with a 1inch thickness of halwa INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups cream of wheat 2 cups evaporated milk 8oz margarine 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup condensed milk 1 cup dried fruits (raisins, sultanas, cherries) – this can be adjusted…

CHINESE STYLE CHICKEN

Who doesn’t love some good Chinese food? This easy recipe for chinese style chicken, fried rice and Chowmein is too good not to try! INGREDIENTS: CHICKEN 2 leg/thigh & 2 breast 1/2 tbsp JGM Products Chinese Seasoning 1/4 tbsp JGM Products Five Spice Powder Oil for frying SAUCE: 3 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp ketchup…