CARAILLE/BITTER MELON

Caraille or, as it is also called, Bitter Melon is veryyyyy bitter and not liked by many people. I, however, LOVE it (notice the emphasis with the use of the CAPS lol) with dhal and rice! Some people also eat it with roti but I prefer the rice and dhal. This fruit/vegetable requires some preparation…

BAKED CURRY CHICKEN

Curry chicken is a dish loved by many including myself. It’s usually prepared by sautรฉing onions, garlic, pepper in a pot then adding curry followed by the chicken but have you ever had baked curry chicken??? No sautรฉing of onions etc… just simply baking… It’s a simple and straightforward baked chicken recipe done with curry…

CHICKEN SOUP (WITH SPLIT PEAS)

Wifey duty calls! Sick Hubby needs some soup ๐Ÿ˜Š 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, ย 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…

GREEN FIG VINAIGRETTE

When you hear the word ‘caribbean’ you might immediately think about beaches… tropical paradise and even certain foods right? One being green figs maybe?? Green figs are quiet popular in Trinidad and Tobago. Usually it’s something that’s boil and fried, sometimes curried or just steamed and enjoyed. I wanted to try something different… so as…

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…

BHAIGAN/BAIGAN CHOKA (ROASTED EGGPLANT/MELONGENE)

KnBreakfast during the week usually consists of eggs and toast or cereal. Weekends I tend to be a little more in the ‘breakfast making’ mood so this weekend I decided to make one of my favorite things… BHAIGAN CHOKA (or as my hubby jokingly calls it “Eggplant Souffle) and sada roti! Yum! Bhaigan choka is…

CONCH/LAMBIE day (Umbrellas, Grenada)

There are a few things you MUST do when you visit the Spice Isle…. one of them is to ensure you have some lambie/conch at some point in time! Our lunch spot today was the popular Umbrella’s Restaurant located just about 10 mins away from the Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport, on Grand Anse Beach….

CATCH OF THE DAY & LAMBI ROTI (Le Chateau, Grenada)

Le Chateauย is a casual and relaxing dining spot located in Mont Toute, Grenada. The open air dining setup at the establishment caught my attention as we drove past earlier that day and I knew for sure I needed to pay them a visit. My meal choice that evening was the grilled catch of the day…

GARLIC BUTTER STUFFED CHICKEN BREAST WITH MUSHROOMS

Here’s a very simple and yummy chicken dish for you to try!….stuffed chicken breasts! I chose to stuff them with mushrooms because I just loveeee mushrooms but you can have fun with it and stuff them with any vegetable and more than one if you like as well. I had some extra spinach leaves in…