CURRY DUCK

Curried duck??? Oh yes!!!! This is a favorite here in Trinidad! People love having it at beach limes, at the river on a weekend or just as a part of their Sunday meal! The method of cooking curry is always something that is constantly debated. Some people insist on ‘toasting’ the curry powder before adding…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

OCHRO (OKRA) RICE

Ochro rice is a delicious flavor packed one pot dish that you and your family will love! The main ingredient of course is ochro and coconut milk. It’s a simple recipe you can follow and its method is very similar to KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE) and CHICKEN PELAU INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 6-7 medium sized ochro, sliced…

CURRIED CORN

Curried corn wasn’t something I was ever familiar with until one year for Divali. It was on the menu at my aunt’s house and I was so surprised and shocked to see ‘curry’ corn. As far as I knew, corn was just simply boiled or roasted. That first taste of curry corn however, got me…

CORN SOUP

A good ole hearty corn soup is something I cannot resist. I remember back in the days (not that it was that long ago lol), going to St James in Trinidad randomly at night with my parents and sisters for hot corn soup! That used to be awesome an a great adventure with the family….

PEPPER SOYA CHUNKS

Any spicy food lovers out there? Any vegetarians out there? Here’s a perfect spicy vegetarian dish for you! Pepper soya chunks is one of the easiest veggie dishes to make and can be done within 30 minutes or less. SERVINGS: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Soya chunks 1 small onion, cut into chunks 3 cloves garlic,…

PARMESAN CRUSTED CHICKEN

Parmesan crusted chicken breasts are packed with flavor on the outside and juicy on the inside.  It’s a very simple method to follow and I guarantee you will love it especially if you are a Parmesan cheese lover! I must admit though, this idea came from my hubby who did a Parmesan crusted fish. It…

FRIED BAKE

Fried bake is one of the popular breakfast items here in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean as well. There are countless options that can be enjoyed with fried bake. Today’s post is about that bake! I personally enjoy having it with sardines for breakfast and Hubby enjoys it with plantains or cheese! It…

How to make CARAMEL POPCORN

It’s Friday evening and you are looking for a quick snack for the family move night??? Caramel popcorn is just the right thing for you! It’s a super delicious sweet tooth ‘munchie’ that is guaranteed to satisfy the family! The ingredients are pretty simple and straight forward and the only thing that takes time is…

KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE)

Kitchri is one of those ‘ole time’ favorites. It’s a combination of rice, split peas and coconut milk with green seasoning. Some people add ochro, bhagi and even saltfish to it. It’s quite similar in nature to what we refer to as pelau (Check out the video here ) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut…