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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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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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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