Traditional Coconut Drops

I like the taste of the traditional coconut drops. And, I am not the only one.  My son gobbled these delicious, light cake-like coconut drops in a little while.  This is the traditional coconut drops, not like the coconut drops sold in most bakeries. They religiously scrimp on the coconut ingredients, add more flour and…

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Eddoes Choka

This morning Maracas is making cold which is usual during this time of the year. Normally I sleep with a fan but these days I’ve exchanged the fan for a warm blanket and sleep longer than usual. But this morning was different. I got up early with camera in hand because mom was making breakfast…

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A Healthy Cereal Mix

Sometimes I have a hard time deciding which box of cereal to buy.   There are so many different brands and types.  Also, I have an added difficulty selecting a box that does not contain high  fructose corn syrup, excessive amounts of sugar, colouring and preservatives.  It is definitely not an easy task.  It can…

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Banana Milk

After my eye opener of a health rejuvenation experience, I felt that some health truths and a new way of thinking about health should be explored and shared with the wider public of Trinidad and Tobago. My advice is this: Don’t stay stagnated in your views about health, but rather expand and open your mind…

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Sauteed Tomatoes

I love sauteed tomatoes with bake or sada roti. I am never tired of it.   I love it for breakfast or dinner along with a warm cup of tea or creole cocoa. you know, eaating it the usual. Ah, that’s the life…I’m sure many of you will be able to connect with a simple dish…

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Olive Bread

I had to make this olive bread twice before I posted it.   The first time I made it as bread sticks and it all disappeared.  I had no final picture for this recipe since it went that fast.  The second time, I decided I had to make it in a form of a bun.  I…

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Bacon Wrapped Plantains

We have a lot of plantains in the Caribbean.  Generally, when I think of plantain I think of it being fried in oil until is is golden and served with bread or bake for breakfast.  I generally eat plantain fried.  It is also the easiest way to prepare it. There are many others recipes that…

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How to Make Black Pudding

About a year ago I posted “Black Pudding and Hops”; a little post that was well received by my visitors. For some time I wasn’t aware of the impact it had on my readers until I got a flood of comments. Since then I was asked countless times to post an actual recipe for our…

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Wholewheat Dinner Rolls

There is nothing more homely than fresh baked bread, so how about some wholewheat dinner rolls. The smell straight from the oven is so irresistible so much so that I can’t wait to paste some butter, ham or a slice of delicious cheddar cheese, between two slices.  Mmmm! Absolutely nostalgic! Takes you back to when…

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Herbed Rotisserie Chicken Omelet

Imagine, despite the heavy rains, I still had the piece of mind to make my favorite Herbed Rotisserie Chicken Omelet.  Heavy rains fell this morning probably because of Tomas passing close by but not that close at the same time. Trinidad and Tobago was in no way under any serious threat but we were still…

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