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…

SAHEENA (TYPE 1)

Saheena is one of those popular street foods in Trinidad and Tobago that I absolutely love to eat. The main ingredients in this fried delicacy are dasheen bush leaves (also known as taro, spinach, bhagi), flour and split peas powder. It’s enjoyed mostly with some hot chutney, either grated or boiled and there are 2…

FRIED BAKE

Fried bake is one of the popular breakfast items here in Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean as well. There are countless options that can be enjoyed with fried bake. Today’s post is about that bake! I personally enjoy having it with sardines for breakfast and Hubby enjoys it with plantains or cheese! It…

BOILED CORN (CORN ON THE COB)

Hubby and I headed to the Chaguanas market in Trinidad over the weekend where we purchased a bag of corn for $10 TTD (had around 10 in a bag) and as soon as I got home, I wasted no time in boiling them. Boiled corn is one of those ‘snacks’ most Trinis love! There are 2…

BANANA NUT BREAD

Imagine the smell of cinnamon throughout your house on a beautiful evening while you’re preparing dinner…. smells and feels good right? That’s the exact feeling I have when I’m baking banana nut bread. Bananas are fruits almost everyone has in the kitchen and at some point in time, bananas remain on the counters longer than…

EASY BLACK BEANS RECIPE!

Black beans just might be my favorite type of beans! These days there is the option to purchase the beans in the tin but I prefer the ones that come in bags/packs. Unfortunately these require a lot more prep time compared to the tin beans but to me, it’s worth the extra time! Black beans…

BRUNCH YOU WILL ‘KRAVE’!

Wedding anniversaries are a reason for celebration right?…. What better way to celebrate than a Sunday Brunch! Get ready and let’s head to the southern part of the beautiful island of Trinidad to a popular restaurant called ‘KRAVE’ Reservations (recommended) were made for 11am and you bet we were on time! Lol. We were pretty…

CHICKEN SOUP (WITH SPLIT PEAS)

Wifey duty calls! Sick Hubby needs some soup 😊 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,  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…

EGG MUFFINS

Looking for a fun breakfast idea? How about some egg muffins! Yes…egg muffins! It is so easy to put together and I know you will love them. If you have kids they will definitely be fascinated by these muffins! One of the great things about this recipe is that it can be adjusted to your…