SALTFISH WITH PAK CHOI/PATCHOI

Saltfish with pak choi is an easy and delicious dish and not to mention very budget friendly. I personally love having it with dhal and rice but you can enjoy it with roti or even bakes. INGREDIENTS: Pak Choi Saltfish Onion, chopped Tomato, chopped Pimento, chopped Hot pepper, chopped Cloves of garlic, chopped Coconut oil…

SALTFISH BULJOL PIES

Pies… whether fried or baked are the perfect ‘on the go’ snacks! Pies are surely a favorite in Trinidad and so is fried bake and buljol so why not combine them to make some delightful buljol pies! Fried buljol pies! YIELD: 14 pies INGREDIENTS: PIE DOUGH: 2 cups all purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder…

GROUND PROVISION and SALTFISH PIE

Ground provision pie is a great way to use any extra ground provisions you have in your kitchen. Provisions and saltfish is a popular combination in Trinidad so why not add some saltfish to the ground provision pie? It’s a tasty and easy dish to make! YIELD: 9×9 baking dish INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs ground provision…

SHEPHERD’S PIE

Shepherd’s pie is an amazing comfort dish that consists of layers of minced meat and potatoes. In this recipe I’m going to use minced chicken but you can use minced beef if you like. YIELD: 8×8 dish INGREDIENTS: For potato layer: 2 lbs potatoes (approx 7 small/medium potatoes) 1 large egg 2 tbsp margarine or…

ROLLED UP SAHEENA

Saheena is a delicious fried Indian street food we love in Trinidad. The main ingredients include dasheen bush (taro) leaves, split peas powder, flour, geera and other ingredients. There are 2 ways to go about making this. Check out this way: https://youtu.be/iFmkTFJusmo which involves combining dasheen bush leaves, split peas powder and other ingredients, forming…

CALLALOO

Callaloo is a typical Sunday meal dish in Trinidad & Tobago. Its main ingredient is dasheen bush (also referred to as taro leaves). It also consists of coconut milk, ochro and other ingredients. This is one of my favorite Trini dishes. INGREDIENTS: · 12 dasheen bush leaves and stems, washed and chopped · 3 gloves…

GUACAMOLE

When avocados are in season in Trinidad, we usually run out of ideas of different ways to enjoy/use them. This easy guacamole recipe is one to put to use with those extras on hand! INGREDIENTS: 1 ripe medium avocado 1 lime, juice of 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 tbsp olive oil 1 small onion, finely…

STEW CHICKEN NOODLES

In Trinidad many of us enjoy stewed chicken and chowmein noodles so why not combine both dishes into one amazingly flavorful Trini style ‘pasta’ dish! It’s so easy to put together. Before we continue, it is important to note that there are many ways to make stew chicken in Trinidad. This is simply my version….

Guyanese Egg Ball

Egg Ball is a quite popular dish in Guyana. When Hubby and I visited Guyana back in 2017, we were introduced to it and immediately thought about the uniqueness of it. I decided to make it for you guys and add some Trini touches to it… INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 lb cassava  6 eggs 1 tsp…

CHUNKY VEG

INGREDIENTS: 1 lb veggies (any type you like) 2 tbsp margarine 1/2 – 3/4 tsp TAI KONG fried rice and veg seasoning 1/2 tsp JGM PRODUCTS parsley 1 tsp sesame oil  I usually any type of veggies I find in my fridge. This is a super easy dish for you to try! Check out the…