CHICKEN AND VEGGIES – EASY AFTER WORK MEAL IDEA

Here in Trinidad and Tobago it is back to school and back to work for those who were on vacation. The hustle is on again and at the end of a longggg day you still have to prepare dinner for you and the family. Chicken and veggies is a super simple dish to put together…

CORNMEAL COO COO

Coo Coo was one of those dishes I never really grew up eating but for some reason now I absolutely love it! I think its the cornmeal taste that I love! This flavor packed dish is quite easy to put together and takes less than 30 mins! The key ingredients are cornmeal, coconut milk and ochro!…

CURRY TURKEY??? – What to do with LEFTOVER turkey!

Tis the season where there’s turkey on just about everyone’s dinner table… not to mention the large amounts of leftovers after the festivities. This easy meal idea is perfect for those, like myself, who not only dislikes wasting food but also enjoys a good West Indian curry! Take the leftover turkey and make a whole…

VEGETARIAN GLUTEN FREE BLACK BEAN PASTA

This vegetarian pasta dish is the ultimate flavor bomb! If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian meal you need to try this recipe! SERVING: 4-5 persons INGREDIENTS: 250g pasta (I used shells) 1 tin (15oz) black beans, drained 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1…

BANANA NUT BREAD

Imagine the smell of cinnamon throughout your house on a beautiful evening while you’re preparing dinner…. smells and feels good right? That’s the exact feeling I have when I’m baking banana nut bread. Bananas are fruits almost everyone has in the kitchen and at some point in time, bananas remain on the counters longer than…

PERFECT PANCAKES

Pancakes are absolutely delightful for breakfast. Actually pancakes are perfect anytime of the day! 😀😋 I’m sure we all can agree on that right?! Cutting through those stacked pancakes with melted butter and syrup running down the sides just gives a warm feeling inside! Pancakes can be so fun as well! They can be enjoyed…

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,  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…

EGG MUFFINS

Looking for a fun breakfast idea? How about some egg muffins! Yes…egg muffins! It is so easy to put together and I know you will love them. If you have kids they will definitely be fascinated by these muffins! One of the great things about this recipe is that it can be adjusted to your…

FISH BROTH

FISH BROTH! One of my absolute favorite types of local ‘soups’. Actually it IS my favorite! I especially love fish broth (pronounced brof locally) with a lot of green seasoning (a mix of local herbs) and hot pepper. It’s a dish that some, like myself, include macaroni and/or even dumplings. I prefer macaroni as I…