STEW CHICKEN

Stew chicken is a favorite not only in Trinidad and Tobago but also throughout the Caribbean! It’s a dish that is enjoyed with provision, rice, macaroni pie, roti and so many more sides! Each country and each person has his/her own idea of the perfect stew but for me, there are a few ingredients that…

Buttermilk Pancakes

Here’s a recipe for buttermilk pancakes I think you’d enjoy! YIELD: 15-16 INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp granulated sugar 2 cups buttermilk 2 large eggs, beaten 1 tsp vanilla essence Pinch of salt DIRECTIONS: In a bowl combine flour, sugar, salt baking soda and baking…

DATE SQUARES

With Eid around the corner, I thought I’d share a recipe using dates! This recipe for dates squares is a must try! YIELD: 1 9×9 dish INGREDIENTS: For Filling 2 1/2 cups dates pitted 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup water For Crust 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup cold butter…

PEPPER BEEF

Pepper Beef and Basmati Rice is one of my favorite meals and it’s so easy to make! 😋😋😋 YIELD: 3-4 servings INGREDIENTS:1/2 lb beef, thinly sliced2 cups red and yellow bell peppers,sliced1 cup onions, sliced4 cloves garlic, grated2 tsp ginger, grated1 1/4 cup water2 tsp dark soy sauce2 tsp sesame oil1 tbsp sugar2 tsp corn…

Fish in Creamy Tomato and Spinach Sauce

Putting together dishes using items I already have on hand is simply exciting for me! I usually always have fish in my freezer since my husband loves fishing so I figured why not use fish and the extra spinach in my fridge to put together this fish in creamy sauce and include the spinach! I’m…

CREAMY CHEESY LOBSTER PASTA

Husband and I cooked lobster for the first time ever and with the extra lobster we had on hand, I decided to put together this delightful cheesy lobster pasta for you! SERVINGS: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked lobster 2 cups penne pasta 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 cup cooking cream 1/2…

MONGOLIAN STYLE CHICKEN

Homemade Chinese inspired dishes are the best! Here’s an easy recipe for you! SERVINGS: 4 INGREDIENTS: 4 chicken breast, boneless and skinless, cut into chunks 1/4 cup + 2 tsp corn starch (divided use) 2 large onions, cut into chunks 4 cloves garlic, grated 1 1/2tsp ginger, grated 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/2…

PIGEON PEAS AND RICE WITH CURRY GOAT

This classic combo is a favorite of mine! Peas and rice with curry goat. SERVINGS: 3 INGREDIENTS: PIGEON PEAS AND RICE: 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup canned pigeon peas, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup coconut milk (or as much as you like) 1 1/2 – 2 cups water or as needed 1 small onion,…

CURRY VEGETABLE RICE

Vegetable rice is a great dish that includes both carbs and veggies but what about adding some curry to it? Why not? This curry vegetable rice using basmati rice is super easy to prepare and of course filled with flavor! YIELD: 3-4 servings INGREDIENTS: 1 cup basmati rice 1 cup frozen vegetables 1 small onion,…

STEAM FISH IN COCONUT MILK

There are so many ways that we can prepare fish. They are also so many different types of fish that we can actually cook. In this recipe I am going to be using tilapia and I am going to be putting together steamed fish in coconut milk. SERVINGS: 2 INGREDIENTS: 2 medium tilapia fillets 1…