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Simple Caribbean Coconut Spinach.

Simple Caribbean Coconut Spinach.

While we didn't have 'spinach' readily available on the islands when I was growing up, mom did her thing with dasheen bush (leaves), chorai (Jamaican callaloo) , pak choi and other 'greens'. After moving to Canada and not being able to find that stuff I grew up eating on the islands, spinach quickly became my friend. I've confessed before that I have a definite weakness for any and all greens, so this is something I cook on the regular.

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Caribbean Spinach With Shrimp Recipe.

Caribbean Spinach With Shrimp Recipe.

Today we’ll be using two of my favorite ingredients in a combination similar to how our mom would do bhaji (dasheen bush) and salted fish (salt cod) when we were kids. With a little heat from scotch bonnet peppers and with a wicked garlic/onion base, it will be outstanding. And very quick to put together. […]

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Dasheen Bush Bhaji With Okra And Coconut Milk.

Dasheen Bush Bhaji With Okra And Coconut Milk.

After the video shoot last week, we had some dasheen bush (leaves of the dasheen plant) left over so I decided to bring it home with me to share this dasheen bush bhaji recipe with you all. I was one of those strange kids who loved any sort of bhaji (Spinach) dish our mom would […]

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Making bhaji with tender baby spinach and coconut cream.

Making bhaji with tender baby spinach and coconut cream.

One of my favorite side dishes to eat with sada roti as a kid growing up on the islands was dasheen bush bhaji. But living in North America in the early years meant that we had to improvise in the ingredients we used in many of our normal dishes. Dasheen bush (leaves form the dasheen […]

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