GEERA CHICKEN NECK

INGREDIENTS: 2 lbs chicken neck, properly cleaned 3 large chadon beni leaves, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 2 pimentos, finely chopped hot pepper (as much as you like) 5 tbsp roasted geera 1 1/2 tbsp curry powder 1/4 tsp black peppe 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 small onion METHOD: Season chicken…

STEWED PIGEON PEAS

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup dried pigeon peas, soaked and pressure cooked 2 pimento, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped hot pepper 2 cloves garlic grated 1/4 cup pumpkin, sliced 1 tomato, chopped 2 tbsp chadon beni, finely chopped (1/2tbsp to be used at the end) 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 cup…

MACARONI PIE

Macaroni pie is an absolute favorite in Trinidad and Tobago and even throughout the Caribbean! It’s usually enjoyed with callaloo, stew OR baked chicken….orrr simply with ketchup (yes…I like having my macaroni pie with some ketchup at times lol) The ingredients are very easily accessible and anyone can make it. Here is my easy recipe!…

CORN PIE

Corn Pie, a corn filled dish loaded with flavour and a favorite in Trinidad! Here is my recipe: INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 cup evaporated milk 1 can whole kernel corn (12oz) 1 can cream style corn (15 oz) 1 large egg, beaten 1/2 cup sweet peppers, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 2 pimentos,…

CHICKEN LASAGNA

Lasagna is a dish packed with flavour and one that can be enjoyed by itself. It consists of pasta and meat or veggies with cheese! INGREDIENTS: lasagna sheets Grated cheese (as much as you like πŸ™‚ ) CHICKEN MIXTURE: 1lb minced chicken 1 medium onion, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, grated 2 tbsp coconut oil…

BBQ CHICKEN IN THE OVEN

Hearing the words ‘BBQ chicken’ can have your mouth watering! This easy to follow recipe guarantees a delicious BBQ chicken done in the OVEN! Yes, you can have an amazing BBQ chicken done in the oven INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken leg/thigh and 2 chicken breast, washed and cleaned FOR MARINADE: 1 tbsp olive oil 1 1/2…

CHICKEN PASTE/ CHICKEN SANDWICH SPREAD

Chicken paste is an EXCELLENT filling for wraps or croissants/puffs and even on toasted bread. The basic ingredients include minced chicken, mayo, salt and pepper. I prefer to include some ‘trini’ flavors to it by adding some chadon beni (culantro), pimento, garlic and JGM PRODUCTS all purpose seasoning. INGREDIENTS: 10 chicken thighs, cleaned 15 chadon…

PINEAPPLE CHOW

Chow is a very popular ‘snack’ in Trinidad that’s made using a fruit (mango, orange etc), hot pepper, garlic, chadon beni, salt and black pepper. Some other common ingredients include lime/lemon juice, ketchup and sugar. Here is my Pineapple Chow ingredients: INGREDIENTS: 1 pineapple, peeled and cut into pieces 12 chadon beni leaves, finely chopped…

BEEFY MAC AND CHEESE

Here’s a comfort food that’s guaranteed to not disappoint! It’s an easy dish to put together and your taste buds will be calling for more! Servings: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 150 g large elbow pasta 1/2 lb minced beef (chicken or lamb can be used) 1 small onion, diced 1 pimento, chopped 3 cloves garlic, grated 1…

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)…