VEGAN CORNMEAL PORRIDGE

VEGAN CORNMEAL PORRIDGE

Cornmeal porridge is a fairly common breakfast food in the Guyana and the Caribbean.  It makes a great breakfast because it’s filling and will keep you going until your next meal.  Usually it is made…

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CALLALOO AND SALTFISH

CALLALOO AND SALTFISH

My Jamaican mother in law came to town a few weeks ago and brought not one, but two huge bags of callaloo.  Every culture has their version of green leafy vegetable and in Guyana and…

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SALTFISH PATTY

SALTFISH PATTY

    I stumbled into a US Virgin Island bakery called Thomas Bakery here in Decatur and had my first experience with a saltfish patty.    I was curious about the food that the Virgin Islands had…

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TRINIDADIAN ALOO PIE

TRINIDADIAN ALOO PIE

My first taste of aloo Pie was from a Trinidadian roti shop on Liberty Ave in Queens.  A Trinidadian friend introduced me to it and I fell in love with it instantly.  What is aloo…

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SMOKED HERRING

SMOKED HERRING

Smoked herring is a common breakfast dish in the Caribbean and is usually sautéed with onion, peppers and herbs.  It is often served with bread, bake, dumplings or ground provisions.   West Indians love fish and eat it in every form,…

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COCONUT BAKE

COCONUT BAKE

Bake is a breakfast staple in Guyana and most of the Caribbean Islands. There are many versions that are both fried and baked or roasted and are known by many names such as fry jacks,…

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