SPANISH RICE

SPANISH RICE

I’m always on the hunt for new ways to cook rice since we eat rice almost daily.  Spanish rice is a great side dish that’s simple and all it needs is just a few ingredients. …

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GUYANESE PHOLOURIE [VIDEO]

GUYANESE PHOLOURIE [VIDEO]

As a young girl this was one of my favorite street foods to buy as a snack while at school.  It was a joy to dip the light, deep fried split pea fritters in a…

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BLACK BEANS

BLACK BEANS

These Cuban Inspired Black Beans are a nutritious and delicious side dish. I almost always have a can of black beans and the dried beans in my pantry as it’s a super quick side dish.…

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PARMESAN COUSCOUS WITH ZUCCHINI AND SUNDRIED TOMATOES

PARMESAN COUSCOUS WITH ZUCCHINI AND SUNDRIED TOMATOES

I love making couscous; it’s so easy to flavor and cooks very quickly.  I used Pearl couscous, also Israeli couscous, which is a tiny pearl shaped pasta which is a great rice substitute that takes…

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Summer and a Souse recipe

Summer and a Souse recipe

Some of you have noticed my absence and I apologize but sometimes summer gets in the way.   The past few weeks have been filled with BBQs, Festivals, Luncheons, days at the pool and hosting family…

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Today’s Lunch

Today’s Lunch

I was at wits end as to what to cook for lunch today, that seems to be the trend lately since I’ve become a bit of a scatterbrain.   Maybe it’s because of my current “condition”.…

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Guyanese comfort meal

Guyanese comfort meal

Potato Hash or Boil and Fry…different name, same concept.  But when I think of Boil and fry it evokes a warm, comfy feeling that I don’t get when I think of Hash.  It was a…

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A quick snack and an update

A quick snack and an update

This is a quick and not so healthy snack that I grew up eating.  We would buy these crunchy treats from the roadside vendors,  it’s salty, crunchy and spicy and all around satisfying.  When I…

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Eating with eyes only

Eating with eyes only

How ironic is it that I spent the day yesterday preparing foods that I had the misfortune not to forsee that I won’t be able to eat today?  I made corn cooked in coconut milk,…

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GUYANESE DHAL PURI

GUYANESE DHAL PURI

I’ve owed you guys this recipe for a little while now.  I’m feeling very guilty, so in the middle of my vacation I got out my laptop and decided to finally post it.  Please forgive…

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