ASIAN STYLE SOYA CHUNKS PASTA

I feel like experimenting these days!…and seeing that I’ve had so many requests for vegetarian meal options, I decided to make a soya dish. Soya chunks are usually used as a meat extender and are very high in protein content. This dish, Asian style soya chunks pasta is a relatively quick and easy one to…

AIOLI MARKETPLACE LAUNCH – Trinidad

On Wednesday 27th September, 2017 I had the opportunity to attend the media launch of Aioli Marketplace which is located in Ellerslie Plaza, Maraval. What an exciting experience it was for me! Not only did I get a chance to socialize with fellow food bloggers but I got an up close and personal first hand…

HAKKA RESTAURANT (Trinidad and Tobago Restauant Week 2017)

It’s that time of year again! Restaurant week has officially started in Trinidad and Tobago. This is the 5th year this event is being held and the number of participating restaurants has increased significantly over the years. First stop for me was Hakka Restaurant located on Taylor Street in Woodbrook, Trinidad. This restaurant falls under…

ROASTED HERB GARLIC BUTTER POTATOES AND VEGGIES WITH CHICKEN

These days hubby insists on more baked foods and healthy options. A few days ago I made fish and veggies foil packets and posted a pic on Instagram and been trying to come up with easy baked meals recently. Today I headed to the supermarket and grabbed some veggies for dinner….got back home and literally had no…

CURRY BHAIGAN (EGGPLANT/MELONGENE) AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry bhaigan and aloo is a dish I remember my grandmother cooking when I was a kid. A few days ago I was on the phone with my aunt and we started talking about dinner….and she was telling me that she was gonna make this dish. Immediately I began craving it. The following day, I…

VEGGIE OVERLOADED MAC N CHEESE

MAC N CHEESE = COMFORT FOOD! We all love mac n cheese right? Welll….most of us at least lol. It’s generally considered not too healthy butttt why not include some veggies to make it a little bit healthy??? 😀 Veggies in mac n cheese add great flavors and different textures which your taste buds will…

PERSIAN FOOD (Kish Restaurant, Thornhill, Canada)

As a Muslim, getting halal food when visiting another country can be a bit difficult but when you go to countries like Canada, halal food is abundant! I love trying food from different countries and what better choice than some halal Persian food! Kish Restaurant is located on Yonge Street in Thornhill Canada and has…

CORNED BEEF AND RICE

This blog post is especially for my Trini people! We LOVE ah good ‘corn beef’! Actually… corned beef was the first thing I ever cooked about 20 years ago! I have very fond memories of my pops cooking corned beef… it was a favorite for us! I remember the way he would say to cook…

CHICKEN BIRYANI (MILD)

I love Indian cuisine…. the spices… the intense flavors…. the aromas… are all just amazing. The techniques involved and the specific spices used are a bit different from the West Indian methods of cooking that I am accustomed to; so usually I would purchase the biryani spice pack and follow the instructions. Today however I…

CURRIED TUNA

Curried tuna (from the tin)???? Yups you read correctly. Give me hot rice with anything and I would be a happy camper!…seriously! During Ramadan, Muslims like myself fast daily. Usually when I break my fast I like to have ‘saucy’ and/or peppery food…so yesterday I was feeling for something like salmon and rice after so…