CURRIED SHRIMP AND POTATO aka ‘CURRY SHRIMP AND ALOO’

Dhal and rice would be one of my favorite things to eat…anytime… any day! A few days ago I actually had dhal and rice with kuchela amd some cucumbers…yups…not even kidding lol…no meat nothing… 😀 …But recently I’ve been craving some curry shrimp and potato with rice and dhal. Thankfully today the ‘fish van’ came…

CURRIED TUNA

Curried tuna (from the tin)???? Yups you read correctly. Give me hot rice with anything and I would be a happy camper!…seriously! During Ramadan, Muslims like myself fast daily. Usually when I break my fast I like to have ‘saucy’ and/or peppery food…so yesterday I was feeling for something like salmon and rice after so…

PEPPER CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS 1 lb chicken chunks 4 cloves grated garlic 1 chopped pimento 1 tsp chopped hot pepper 1 large onion chopped into chunks 1 bell pepper chopped into chunks 1 tsp Sriracha 1 tsp JGM Products cayenne pepper 1 cup water 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce 2 tsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp olive oil…

THE HUNT FOR DOUBLES – Episode 1 (TRINI STREET FOOD)

I’m on the hunt across Trinidad for some of the best of the best doubles. Doubles is a must have if and when you visit Trinidad and Tobago! It is a very common street food and consists of ‘bara’ (made with flour, tumeric, salt and baking powder) with curried channa (chick peas). To get the…

SPICY MUSHROOM RICE

Recipe can be found on: https://jennagthehijabitt.com/2017/04/25/spicy-mushroom-rice/

SPICY MUSHROOM RICE

Mushrooms are one of my favoriteeee! There are many different types of mushrooms…portobella, shiitake, white button, cremini just to name a few. They bring great nutritional value to your diet as they contain antioxidants, vitamins B and D. Cooking mushrooms is simple and there are actually a few ways it can be done.. whether you…

SPICY HONEY CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 lb chicken strips 1 tbsp honey 1/2 tbsp sriracha sauce 2 leaves chopped chadon beni 1 small chopped pimento 2 cloves grated garlic 1/2 cup sliced carrots 1 cup snow peas 2 sliced baby Bella mushrooms 1/2 chopped onion 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp low sodium soy sauce 1 tsp JGM Products…

PINK SALMON AND RICE

Pink salmon with hot rice would be considered one of my absolute comfort foods. I love it when it’s cooked with a lot of pepper and onions. I almost always have tin salmon in my pantry. It’s one of those quick and easy meals you can prepare if you don’t feel like cooking or being…

RICE AND PEAS

I love trying to recreate meals I have at various food places. Here’s my attempt on a Jamaican inspired rice and peas. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cup tin red beans 1 1/2 cup uncooked rice 3 cups water 3 tbsp coconut powder 1/3 cup chopped onions 2 tbsp chopped pimento 1 tbsp chopped hot pepper 3…

THAI INSPIRED CHICKEN WITH SPINACH AND MUSHROOMS IN COCONUT MILK

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups spinach leaves 1 cup slices baby Bella mushrooms 1/2 cup chopped onions 2 tsp JGM Products paprika 1 tsp JGM Products medium hot curry 1 tsp JGM Products cayenne pepper 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 JGM Products black pepper 11/2 tbsp oyster sauce 1 lb chicken chunks 2 tbsp coconut milk powder…