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…

PHOLOURIE

Pholourie is a quite popular fried street food in Trinidad that is usually enjoyed with mango or tamarind chutney. This would probably be my second favorite fried food (first is doubles lol). Please note that no split peas powder is used in this recipe. I know many people like using it so if you wish…

CHUNKY VEG

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb veggies (any type you like) 2 tbsp margarine 1/2 – 3/4 tsp TAI KONG fried rice and veg seasoning 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS parsley 1 tsp sesame oil  I usually any type of veggies I find in my fridge. This is a super easy dish for you to try! Check out the…

CORNED BEEF with CABBAGE

Corned Beef is a staple in many Caribbean kitchens. It’s the perfect ‘go to’ meal! Adding cabbage to the corned beef is the ultimate classic way to enjoy corned beef! INGREDIENTS: 1 tin corned beef 1/2 lb cabbage, shredded 1 small onion, sliced hot pepper, chopped (optional) 1 pimento, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 1…

FRIED CABBAGE

Cabbage is an amazing vegetarian breakfast option that I love having with roti! It’s so easy to make and I know you will enjoy it! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb shredded cabbage 1 tomato 1 small onion 3 cloves garlic, grated hot pepper (optional) 2 tbsp ketchup 1 1/2 tbsp coconut oil salt and black pepper to…

SHRIMP BISQUE

Bisque is a cream based soup of French origin and is made with shrimp, lobster or  crab. It’s packed with flavor and so easy to make! SERVINGS: 1-2 INGREDIENTS: 7 large shrimp, cleaned, deveined and cut into small pieces 1/2 cup cooking cream 1 cup water or seafood stock 1 tbsp all purpose flour  1/4…