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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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Caribbean Style Popcorn Shrimp Recipe.

Caribbean Style Popcorn Shrimp Recipe.

After just one bite of Popeye’s popcorn shrimp many years ago I knew I had to find my own version of making this delicious snack. I needed something where I would control the ingredients used and as a son of the Caribbean soil, I knew it had to reflect our love for seafood and passion […]

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Fiery Scotch Bonnet Honey Grilled Shrimp.

Fiery Scotch Bonnet Honey Grilled Shrimp.

As we begin July’s month of grilling as we’ve done in the past, I thought I’d start off with a dish which is very easy to prepare and has the wonderful flavors of the Caribbean in every bite. Don’t be intimidated with the amount of scotch bonnet pepper we used as it’s well balanced with […]

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How To Make Caribbean Style Carrot Punch (juice).

How To Make Caribbean Style Carrot Punch (juice).

Carrot punch or carrot juice as it’s also called in the Caribbean is one of those rich and creamy drinks you’ll find being made throughout the region. Recipes may differ, but the base ingredient of freshly grated (or food processor as in my case) carrots is constant. Chilled with a few cubes of ice on […]

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Green (fig) Bananas With Cabbage and Saltfish.

Green (fig) Bananas With Cabbage and Saltfish.

This green fig with saltfish recipe is a tribute to the wonderful people of St Lucia. On our first trip to St Lucia many moons ago I was fortunate to have something very  similar to this meal and I remember our hosts saying that it was their national dish. I never really confirmed this, as […]

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Vegetarian Curry Okra Recipe.

Vegetarian Curry Okra Recipe.

As a kid I hated the taste and texture of okra (ochro) but I can safely say that it’s now one of my favorite vegetables to use in cooking. Soups and stews is not complete without a few okras in there, but pan frying them is still my choice. Our mom probably gets a good […]

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How To Make Currants Roll And Cookbook Giveaway.

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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French Caribbean Creole Sauce For Fish And Grilled Meats.

French Caribbean Creole Sauce For Fish And Grilled Meats.

This Creole sauce is turning out to be one of the most controversial recipes I’ve shared to date. After posting the recipe video on the  Cooking Channel, there’s been a lot of comments about it not being authentic. Here’s the thing about cooking and recipes, it’s usually how you’ve learned to make the dish or […]

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Grilled Pineapple With Caramel Rum Sauce.

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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Crispy Golden Cassava (yuca, manioc) Fries.

Crispy Golden Cassava (yuca, manioc) Fries.

I love ground provisions (yam, dasheen, sweet potato, cassava, eddoes, etc) with a passion, so I’m always looking for new ways to include them on my plate. Fresh cut fries (potato) is a huge hit in our home, especially the way I get then super crispy on the outside and warm and creamy on the […]

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