SHEPHERD’S PIE

Shepherd’s pie is an amazing comfort dish that consists of layers of minced meat and potatoes. In this recipe I’m going to use minced chicken but you can use minced beef if you like. YIELD: 8×8 dish INGREDIENTS: For potato layer: 2 lbs potatoes (approx 7 small/medium potatoes) 1 large egg 2 tbsp margarine or…

GREEN FIG (GREEN BANANA) PIE

Most Trinis and Caribbean people love pies. Examples of some include macaroni pie and corn pie. In today’s blogpost, we’re going to make a delightful green fig (green banana) pie, an easy and delicious dish to put together. Just to be clear, we refer to bananas as figs. I know many of you may know…

BHAGI RICE WITH CHICKEN

Bhagi Rice is a classic one pot dish that is packed with flavor! The main ingredients include coconut milk and dasheen bush or taro leaves. YIELD: 5 – 6 persons INGREDIENTS: 8 dasheen bush leaves and stems, chopped 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut milk 1 large onion, chopped 1/4 cup pumpkin, chopped 4…

BEEF PELAU

Pelau is a classic Trini dish. It’s basically a one pot cook that involves ‘stewing’ a meat then adding rice, coconut milk and vegetables. INGREDIENTS: For Beef: 1 lb beef, cut into small pieces 2 pimentos(flavour peppers), chopped Hot pepper (as you like) 1 tomato, chopped 2 tsp ginger, grated 1 small onion, sliced 2…

COLESLAW

Coleslaw is a side dish that complements many dishes. In Trinidad, we enjoy it with pelau, callaloo and other main foods. As with most dishes, there are different variations. Here’s my version. INGREDIENTS: 3 cups cabbage, grated 1/2 cup carrots, grated 1/2 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 tsp Apple cider vinegar Salt and…

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….

SPAGHETTI IN TOMATO SAUCE WITH CHICKEN -Easy Meal Idea

I love easy and quick meals sometimes especially a longgg day! Having items such as pasta sauce, canned mushrooms, corn etc makes it so easy to whip up a delish meal for the family. This recipe is super easy and simple to follow… not to mention really delicious! INGREDIENTS: 250g spaghetti 1 1/2 cup pasta…

TRINI CURRY CHICKEN

CURRY!!!! Caribbean people, especially Trinis love curry! In Trinidad, we curry just about anything from duck to chicken…goat…lamb and even shrimp! Check out my curry shrimp recipe Here . There are different types of curry (West Indian and the East Indian curries). West Indian curry is very much different from the authentic East Indian curry but…

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…

MY TOP 5 FAVORITE KITCHEN GADGETS

You guys are always seeing my recipes, food pics and videos but I’ve never really spoken about my kitchen items!… what I use… and what I can’t do without! Many of you have been messaging to ask about what I use etc so I’ve decided to share my top 5 favorite kitchen gadgets. As you…