RIB TIP CHOWMEIN

RIB TIP CHOWMEIN

Rib Tip Chowmein is one of those dishes that are a combination of my favorite things.   Growing up in NYC, Chinese food was a big part of our lifestyle.  As teenagers, it was a popular…

View Post
Share:
TRINIDADIAN STYLE CORN PIE

TRINIDADIAN STYLE CORN PIE

I’m always inspired by my travels when it comes to cooking.  I had Trinidadian Corn Pie on one of my trips to Trinidad and fell in love.  Trinidadian corn pie has two my favorite ingredients…

View Post
Share:
JAMAICAN SALTFISH FRITTERS

JAMAICAN SALTFISH FRITTERS

Jamaican Saltfish Fritters also known as Fritters or Stamp and Go are crispy, chewy fritters made with salted fish. These savory fried fritters are great as a snack or for breakfast. I was first introduced…

View Post
Share:
CARIBBEAN PIGEON PEAS AND RICE

CARIBBEAN PIGEON PEAS AND RICE

There’s certainly a million and one cook rice.   I’m sure I’ve made my way through half of those ways at this point because rice is one of my favorite dishes.  I love fried rice, cook…

View Post
Share:
ROAST SNAPPER STUFFED WITH CALLALOO

ROAST SNAPPER STUFFED WITH CALLALOO

The past couple of months have been super busy and quite stressful.  Instead of spending the summer doing – well summer things, I spent the summer building and selling homes.   It was a complete world…

View Post
Share:
GUYANESE BAKED CUSTARD

GUYANESE BAKED CUSTARD

Baked Custard is a popular dessert in Guyana.   Guyana does not have a lot of desserts in its cuisine but this is certainly one of my favorite.   This classic needs just a few…

View Post
Share:
CARIBBEAN GREEN SEASONING

CARIBBEAN GREEN SEASONING

It’s the middle of March and its 83 degrees today.   My first thought was to put on a frilly frock with colorful sandals and frolic about the place, instead I find myself in jeans and…

View Post
Share:
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…

View Post
Share:
SPICED RICE PILAF

SPICED RICE PILAF

We eat rice a lot and like anything it can get boring.  I typically cook rice plain but every now and then spice things up a bit by adding seasonings and other ingredients to give…

View Post
Share:
CASSAVA PONE

CASSAVA PONE

       Let me start by saying I was never a lover of cassava pone.   It wasn’t the taste that was the issue, it was the texture.  I absolutely loved the crispy ends and bottom,…

View Post
Share: