GAENG SOM (Spicy sour curry fish)

This Thai dish consists of turmeric, papaya and fish and is quite delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb fish (any of your choice) 4 cups water 1 small green papaya, sliced 1 tbsp shrimp paste 2 limes, juice of 1 medium onion 4-5 cloves garlic 1 Hot pepper (or more) 2 medium fingers of turmeric Salt to…

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…

CHICKPEAS BURGER

INGREDIENTS: 1 tin chickpeas, drained 1 small onion 2-3 cloves garlic 1 pimento (chopped) 1/2 cup Panko Breadcrumbs 1/4 tsp JGM Products Basil 1/2 tsp JGM Products Roasted Geera/Cumin 1/2 tsp JGM Products Complete Seasoning 1/4 tsp JGM Products Cayenne Pepper (can be adjusted) Chadon Beni (culantro) or any fresh herbs (as much as you…

SARDINE CHOKA

Sardine choka and fried bake is an ultimate breakfast for me on a weekend. It’s a simple dish that many enjoy just as a snack or lunch. The ingredients are pretty much straightforward and can be used in any quantity you wish. Here’s my version… INGREDIENTS: 1 tin sardine 1/2 onion, chopped hot pepper (optional)…

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…

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….

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…

LUNCH AT KAZZA (Trinidad and Tobago Restaurant Week, 2018)

Trinidad and Tobago Restaurant Week (TTRW),  which takes place every year, is a quite highly anticipated event especially for foodies, like myself. This year it started on September 28th and ends on October 7th. One of the top restaurants on my list to visit was Kazza Pot and Kettle. Kazza is conveniently located on Couva…