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How To Make Kurma (known as mithai in Guyana).

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How To Make Kurma (known as mithai in Guyana).


Kurma is one of those snacks I fondly recall buying with my daily school allowance at recess and at lunch break as it was not something regularly made at home and which kid does not like sweets? Mind-you, come Divali time, mom’s cousin who was a Hindu would always invite us to her home to […]

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How To Make Currants Roll And Cookbook Giveaway.

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How To Make Currants Roll And Cookbook Giveaway.


Ask any Trinbagonian what’s their favorite dessert/snack and I can guarantee it would be almost impossible to find someone who would not say currants roll. A lovely flaky dough filled with cinnamon, brown sugar and currants.. layers and layers of island delight. There are some who like it somewhat wet or moist and compact and […]

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Grilled Pineapple With Caramel Rum Sauce.

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Grilled Pineapple With Caramel Rum Sauce.


Without a doubt, this will become THE go-to dessert recipe in your home as it is in ours. With juicy pineapple dusted with cinnamon and grilled to release it’s natural sugars and juices, then simmered in a wonderful rum / brown sugar sauce.. yum! On it’s own or as a topping for a couple scoops […]

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Cassava Pone.

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Cassava Pone.


If I had a dollar for every time I’ve been asked for a cassava pone or “doubles” recipe, yuh boy would be rich. No Joke! Though I’m still to come up with a good doubles recipe, I’m very excited to share this tasty cassava pone recipe with you all. I’m sure “bake and shark” will […]

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How To Make Banana Nut Bread.

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How To Make Banana Nut Bread.


One thing you can’t get away from in the Caribbean is the love and appreciation of bananas. So this banana nut bread is a common visitor in our kitchen whenever we have bananas which are about to go bad (rude house guest though – never sticks around for more than a day and just disappear […]

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How To Make Coconut Sugar Cake.

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How To Make Coconut Sugar Cake.


I’ve been told that I don’t do enough dessert recipes, so with some time on my hands I decided to raid the cupboards and come up with a dessert recipe to share with you all. This recipe is somewhat refined from the one my dad would do, but it’s just as delicious and if I […]

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Sweet Spicy Sour Tambran Balls.

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Sweet Spicy Sour Tambran Balls.


So you’re confused if you’re not form the Caribbean, tambran is just the local way of saying tamarind. This was a favorite of mine as a kid in primary school on the islands. Today I still search them out whenever I make a trip back home or when I go shopping at the many Asian […]

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Rum Infused, Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Topping.

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Rum Infused, Grilled Pineapple with Coconut Topping.


With or without some homemade coconut ice cream, this one will surely be a huge hit at your next BBQ. Maybe it’s just a casual weekend “lime” with friends and you want to wow them with a simple but outstanding dessert. You’ll need: 1 ripe pineapple 2-3 tablespoons of dark rum 1 teaspoon of granulated […]

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