FISH IN TRINI CHADON BENI WHITE SAUCE

White sauce or roux is a classic sauce that consists of butter, flour and milk all whisked together. I decided to add a Trini touch by including a fresh herb that is a MUST in a Trini kitchen and that is chadon beni or culantro, not to be confused with cilantro. There are many ways…

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…

APPLE CINNAMON OATMEAL

Trinis have such a wide variety of delicious breakfast items to choose from… roti, fried bake, doubles… just to name a few. Unfortunately these options may not be the healthiest of choices. I am a believer of moderation though so indulge in our yummy dishes but remember to include healthy choices as well. One super…

SAWINE

Sawine is usually made for Eid. What exactly is sawine though? It’s a very rich sweet treat made with vermicelli, condensed milk, evaporated milk and flavored with spices. Like many food related items though, there are a few ways in which sawine can be made but I learnt my method from none other than my…