CHICKEN SOUP (WITH SPLIT PEAS)

Wifey duty calls! Sick Hubby needs some soup ๐Ÿ˜Š I am more of a fish broth person though but not the hubs… sooo chicken soup it is!… The one most important request for his soup was that there MUST be plantains and sweet potatoes in it! Lol I’ve seen my Mummy make chicken soup by…

CHICKEN LASAGNA

Lasagn, ย as many of us already know, is a dish comprising of various layers of lasagne sheets, cheese, and in most cases meat and/or veggies. I usually prefer a minced beef lasagna but today I decided to use minced chicken. It’s a pretty straightforward dish to make and like many other dishes, you can put…

ROASTED HERB GARLIC BUTTER POTATOES AND VEGGIES WITH CHICKEN

These days hubby insists on more baked foods and healthy options. A few days ago I made fish and veggies foil packets and posted a pic onย Instagramย and been trying to come up with easy baked meals recently. Today I headed to the supermarket and grabbed some veggies for dinner….got back home and literally had no…

CURRY BHAIGAN (EGGPLANT/MELONGENE) AND ALOO (POTATO)

Curry bhaigan and aloo is a dish I remember my grandmother cooking when I was a kid. A few days ago I was on the phone with my aunt and we started talking about dinner….and she was telling me that she was gonna make this dish. Immediately I began craving it. The following day, I…

TRINI CURRY CRAB (updated)

Where do I even start with this post?!? When I think about curried crab I just get weak haha๐Ÿ˜€ I loveeeee crab especially when it is curried! I’ve been feeling for this for the longest while and finally while driving through Aranguez, Trinidad I spotted some big and nice looking crab! Soooo although I was…

CHICKEN BIRYANI (MILD)

I love Indian cuisine…. the spices… the intense flavors…. the aromas… are all just amazing. The techniques involved and the specific spices used are a bit different from the West Indian methods of cooking that I am accustomed to; so usually I would purchase the biryani spice pack and follow the instructions. Today however I…

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…

PAN ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS AND CHICK PEAS

Sometimes I honestly have no idea what to make for dinner especially when I didn’t go grocery shopping and there are limited pantry items to choose from at home. For dinner today, I pulled some brussel sprouts from the refrigerator and chick peas from the pantry and decided to roast them. At times, I prefer…

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…