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A Delightful Caribbean Breadfruit Salad.

A Delightful Caribbean Breadfruit Salad.

Over the years I’ve shared many delightful recipes using breadfruit, so it gives me great pleasure to be able to share this wonderful breadfruit salad (like a potato salad) with you. I have a number of breadfruit recipes in my arsenal I’d like to share with you, but being in Canada means paying very heavy […]

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A Classic Caribbean Summer Salad From My Garden.

A Classic Caribbean Summer Salad From My Garden.

After posting the recipe video for this on the Cooking Channel, I got an email from a viewer saying “that’s nothing but saltfish buljol”. Let’s look at this comment for a brief minute before we get to the actual recipe. NO Absolutely NOT!  Yes, there are ingredients in this recipe which may mimic our beloved […]

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Grilled Corn Salad With A Spicy Cheddar Dressing.

Grilled Corn Salad With A Spicy Cheddar Dressing.

No joke.. I disliked roast (grilled) corn as a boy on the islands and even today it’s not something I  automatically prepare when sweet corn is in season here in Ontario. I absolutely hate the kernels getting stuck between my teeth!  However, you can feed me boiled corn (naked.. no butter or salt) everyday and […]

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Apple Mango Chicken Salad.

Apple Mango Chicken Salad.

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m no fan of chicken breast or “white meat”, so this recipe came about out of the necessity to use that part of the chicken after having roasted chicken for dinner. Now we purposely buy chicken breast, as this apple mango chicken salad is simply outstanding and it’s […]

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Shrimp, Avocado and Mango Salad.

Shrimp, Avocado and Mango Salad.

In the Caribbean we’re notorious for having heavy meals, not as if I’m complaining but there are times when a salad is the order of the day. Using ingredients which are important in the culinary landscape of the islands, you’ll find this salad very simple to put together and amazed by it’s unique flavors. As […]

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Potato Salad.

Potato Salad.

Absolutely nothing says summer, picnic and BBQ like a creamy potato salad. There are so many variations of making potato salad that it can be a bit confusing if you’re looking for a good recipe to follow. I’ll be honest and say from the start that I’m NOT a fan of potato salad and I […]

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Juicy Caribbean Papaya Salad.

Juicy Caribbean Papaya Salad.

  In the Caribbean we’re blessed with tons of fresh juicy fruit and though it’s not something commonly made, papaya salad is a great way to enjoy this wonderful topical delight. I recall watching the trees laden with papaya in our back yard as a youth and it was always a competition of who could […]

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There’s Nothing Caribbean About This Coleslaw.

There’s Nothing Caribbean About This Coleslaw.

If you’re hoping to find a coleslaw with a sort of Caribbean twist, you may have to hit Google and search another source. This one however is a classic coleslaw recipe, and though most people think of this dish as something to bring out during the summer months, I just love the way the creaminess […]

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Green Salad With Candied Pecans And Slices Of Mango.

Green Salad With Candied Pecans And Slices Of Mango.

Ok, so the candied pecans bit is not typical Caribbean, but with the wide selection of dining options you now have on the islands, I bet you can find this on the menu in several restaurants throughout the Caribbean. We were over at our friend’s place for dinner a couple weekends ago and they served […]

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A Spicy Pineapple Salad Inspired by Mangoes.

A Spicy Pineapple Salad Inspired by Mangoes.

One of the things you’d look forward to as a child on the islands is mango season. This is the time of the year when mangoes are mature and starts to ripe on the trees. If you had patience you’d wait for a strong gust of wind to blow the ripe mangoes to the ground […]

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