GAENG SOM (Spicy sour curry fish)

This Thai dish consists of turmeric, papaya and fish and is quite delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb fish (any of your choice) 4 cups water 1 small green papaya, sliced 1 tbsp shrimp paste 2 limes, juice of 1 medium onion 4-5 cloves garlic 1 Hot pepper (or more) 2 medium fingers of turmeric Salt to…

CREAM OF WHEAT HALWA

YIELD: 1 13×8 dish with a 1inch thickness of halwa INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups cream of wheat 2 cups evaporated milk 8oz margarine 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup condensed milk 1 cup dried fruits (raisins, sultanas, cherries) – this can be adjusted…

CHINESE STYLE CHICKEN

Who doesn’t love some good Chinese food? This easy recipe for chinese style chicken, fried rice and Chowmein is too good not to try! INGREDIENTS: CHICKEN 2 leg/thigh & 2 breast 1/2 tbsp JGM Products Chinese Seasoning 1/4 tbsp JGM Products Five Spice Powder Oil for frying SAUCE: 3 tbsp oyster sauce 1 tbsp ketchup…

BAKED STUFFED RED FISH

Hubby brought home a nice sized red fish (lane snapper) and what better way to prepare that type of fish than baking! Today’s recipe is all about baking and stuffing a red snapper! Some thing to note is that you can stuff your fish with just about anything you like. For me, the aromatics are…

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…

TRINI FRUIT CAKE

Fruit cake is a must have during the end of year holiday season. It’s packed with different fruits and nuts that make your tastebuds go crazy! There are many different versions of a ‘real’ fruit cake but here is my way… INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup cherries, chopped 1/3 cup prunes, chopped 1/3 cup raisins, chopped 1/3…

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….

PEPPER SOYA CHUNKS

Any spicy food lovers out there? Any vegetarians out there? Here’s a perfect spicy vegetarian dish for you! Pepper soya chunks is one of the easiest veggie dishes to make and can be done within 30 minutes or less. SERVINGS: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Soya chunks 1 small onion, cut into chunks 3 cloves garlic,…

TOFU AND VEGGIE STIR FRY

My hubby really enjoys tofu so I decided to whip up some tofu and veg stir fry for him today. This is a very simple and easy veggie dish (exclude the oyster sauce from this recipe) that you will be sure to enjoy. The crunchiness of the vegetables with the tender tofu make the perfect…

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…