CURRIED CORN

Curried corn wasn’t something I was ever familiar with until one year for Divali. It was on the menu at my aunt’s house and I was so surprised and shocked to see ‘curry’ corn. As far as I knew, corn was just simply boiled or roasted. That first taste of curry corn however, got me…

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….

KITCHRI/KITCHARI (SPLIT PEAS RICE)

Kitchri is one of those ‘ole time’ favorites. It’s a combination of rice, split peas and coconut milk with green seasoning. Some people add ochro, bhagi and even saltfish to it. It’s quite similar in nature to what we refer to as pelau (Check out the video here ) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup parboiled rice 1 cup coconut…

CURRY GOAT

The rainy weather today had me feeling for some hot and spicy curry!…soooo curry goat it is! This is one of those dishes that has your house smelling delicious and the neighbours knocking on your door for some! lol… The smell and sound of the ‘chunkaying’ cause my taste buds to scream in excitement!!! INGREDIENTS:…

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…

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…

MANGO CHOW

It’s mango season again here in Trinidad and Tobago!!! What does that mean? MANGO CHOW of course! We’ve got soooo many different types of mango on our beautiful! Some include julie, rose, starch….but I always choose julie for chow! the half ripe ones are the best! It’s a simple recipe and totally dependent on the…

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…

EASY BLACK BEANS RECIPE!

Black beans just might be my favorite type of beans! These days there is the option to purchase the beans in the tin but I prefer the ones that come in bags/packs. Unfortunately these require a lot more prep time compared to the tin beans but to me, it’s worth the extra time! Black beans…

BRUNCH YOU WILL ‘KRAVE’!

Wedding anniversaries are a reason for celebration right?…. What better way to celebrate than a Sunday Brunch! Get ready and let’s head to the southern part of the beautiful island of Trinidad to a popular restaurant called ‘KRAVE’ Reservations (recommended) were made for 11am and you bet we were on time! Lol. We were pretty…