Fish in Creamy Tomato and Spinach Sauce

Putting together dishes using items I already have on hand is simply exciting for me! I usually always have fish in my freezer since my husband loves fishing so I figured why not use fish and the extra spinach in my fridge to put together this fish in creamy sauce and include the spinach! I’m…

CREAMY CHEESY LOBSTER PASTA

Husband and I cooked lobster for the first time ever and with the extra lobster we had on hand, I decided to put together this delightful cheesy lobster pasta for you! SERVINGS: 3-4 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked lobster 2 cups penne pasta 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, grated 1/2 cup cooking cream 1/2…

STEAM FISH IN COCONUT MILK

There are so many ways that we can prepare fish. They are also so many different types of fish that we can actually cook. In this recipe I am going to be using tilapia and I am going to be putting together steamed fish in coconut milk. SERVINGS: 2 INGREDIENTS: 2 medium tilapia fillets 1…

EASY SHRIMP AND VEGETABLES

Vegetables should be eaten regularly as they contain so many nutritional benefits but I am unfortunately not a fan of veggies. I do try to eat them as often as possible though but it doesn’t always work out so what I try to do is include them with other ingredients that I enjoy. In this…

TRINI CURRY SHRIMP AND PAK CHOY (BOK CHOY)

Trinidadians love curry in almost anything. I usually cook curry shrimp but this time, I had some extra pak choy on hand so I decided to add it to the shrimp…. why not? YIELD: 2-3 servings INGREDIENTS: 10 medium sized shrimp, cleaned, peeled and deveined 1 medium head pak choy, chopped 3 cloves garlic, grated…

STUFFED BAKED POTATOES WITH CHOW CHOW

Holiday season = Chow Chow for most Trinidadians. Chow chow is similar to a relish and is mainly enjoyed with meats, homemade bread and pasteles. These potatoes are a great way to put extra chow chow to use! SERVINGS: 3-6 INGREDIENTS: 3 medium potatoes 1 1/2 tbsp chow chow 1 tbsp capers 1 tbsp olives,…

FESTIVE CHICKEN & SHRIMP LINGUINE

With the holiday season here, I thought I’d share this recipe with you. It includes chow chow which is a major part of the holiday season in Trinidad. It’s similar to that of relish and is normally eaten with meats, homemade bread and chicken/beef or on pastelles etc. You can check out the recipe for…

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…

COCONUT CURRY FISH FILLET

Curry is a popular way of enjoying any meat and most veggies. Adding coconut milk to curry dishes, in my opinion, adds an extra depth of richness and flavor. This recipe is a simple way to use fish and create a delicious dish! INGREDIENTS: 1 lb fish fillet (I used mahi mahi), cut into chunks…

FISH & MUSHROOMS IN OYSTER SAUCE

Chinese food is on the list of my favorite types of dishes. Every Friday night, I find myself craving Chinese food from the local Trini Chinese restaurant a few minutes away from me. Although it’s so much easier sometimes to get take out, I find absolute joy in cooking my own meals. This recipe is…