JEWELED RICE WITH CRANBERRY AND ALMONDS

JEWELED RICE WITH CRANBERRY AND ALMONDS

Jeweled Rice with Cranberries and Almond is the perfect holiday side dish. Packed with crunchy nuts, tart cranberries and a hint of orange, this jeweled rice has all the flavors of the holiday wrapped up in…

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CHICKEN UN-FRIED RICE

CHICKEN UN-FRIED RICE

  Here’s my dilemma. I love fried rice but I don’t love those pesky calories. So I came up with a solution and created a Chicken Un-Fried Rice that has all the flavors and not…

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SEASONED SPLIT PEAS RICE

SEASONED SPLIT PEAS RICE

It’s no secret that Guyanese eat a lot of rice.   If you follow me on Instagram you’ve probably caught a glimpse of my daily meals and rice is almost always on my plate.   Guyana is…

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FESTIVE RICE

FESTIVE RICE

Hey!  Welcome to my corner of the web!  Please follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest! Being born in a rice producing country means rice was and still is a big part of my diet.   Plain rice can become…

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Coconut Ginger Rice

Coconut Ginger Rice

  They say to always push yourself beyond your comfort zone.  Does it count if someone else does it for you?  I have a Lightning McQueen cake to make for a birthday party for a…

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Cooking Blindly

Cooking Blindly

This is the most challenging task I’ve encountered since starting this blog.   I knew that it was going to be difficult since I had no recipe and no experience and just my taste buds to…

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GUYANESE COOK-UP RICE

GUYANESE COOK-UP RICE

As promised I’m slowly going through all of my recipe requests and this was on the top of my list.  Cook-up Rice is a traditional Guyanese recipe  that’s very versatile.  It is a one pot…

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Dilly Rice

Dilly Rice

  Rice is a huge part of Caribbean/Guyanese diet.  It is our staple, Italians have pasta and we have rice.   One of the main exports of Guyana is rice, so we tend to eat alot…

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Rice with Saffron and Green Peas

Rice with Saffron and Green Peas

Saffron has always been one of the spices I’ve always been intrigued with.  The cost of saffron is what initially caught my attention, how can those little red, delicate strands cost $1000 per pound??  This…

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Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: A Culinary Tour of Guyanese Cuisine

Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: A Culinary Tour of Guyanese Cuisine

I was very fortunate to be chosen for this months edition of Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24.  Its 24 meals from 24 blogs  in 24 hours.   When asked to submit a proposal I knew right away…

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