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…

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….

BARFI – TRADITIONAL INDIAN SWEET

Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet that’s popular especially during Divali (Diwali) and Eid. It’s one the first things I eat when I get my hands on a ‘sweets bag’ during either of these festivities. Like most Indian sweet treats, the spices used are important. Many people look forward to the different spices like the…

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…

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…

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…

POTATO SALAD

Potato salad is one of those ‘must have’ side dishes when you are eating certain meals. Today’s menu included VEGETABLE RICE, baked chicken and of course potato salad! Potato salad is also loved alongside CHICKEN PELAU With many dishes, it’s always important to remember that there are various versions but this is how I prepare mine. SERVING: 3-4…

VEGETABLE RICE

  Here’s a delicious side dish you can prepare for lunch! Easy veggie rice! This is a fun dish as you can add just about any vegetable you like and it takes no time at all to prepare! SERVINGS: 4-5 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked parboiled rice 1 /2 cup corn 1/2 cup carrot, grated 1/2…

CHICKEN PELAU

Pelau is a popular local dish in Trinidad and Tobago as well as the Caribbean. Its main ingredients include coconut milk, rice and pigeon peas and there are many different ways it can be prepared. In Trinidad, there is a constant debate of whether pelau should be dry and grainy or more on the wet…