Green Fig (Banana) Pie

On our way to Lopinot my mother, wife and I were “ole talking” as usual as I drove around curve after curve on the narrow winding road, when my mother asked my wife if she ever made green fig pie; it was the first time she heard of it. I, of course, was already salivating [...]

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Mayaro Beach

Mayaro beach is located on the southern coast of the island. The beach is very long and is very picturesque, in my opinion, as you would see in the photos. I spent sometime at a beach house down there and really felt relaxed and recharged after the weekend. The sea down here is calm and [...]

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Rice and Curry Bodi

There are days when a simple and quick to cook meal is a big welcome.Especially, when I don’t feel like eating any meat or cooking much.Any curried vegetable with rice would be the best bet, because I love the spicy taste of curry. Today, I choose to dine on curried bodi and rice. This is [...]

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Roast Bake

I grew up on bake or roast bake as we call it.This was eaten more than fry bake. I guess this is a good thing because one should never eat too much fried foods. Roast bake on the other hand requires little or no oil or butter. The bake could be made from plain flour [...]

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Macaroni Pie

Macaroni Pie is one of the first dishes many teen aged Trinis learn to cook, actually this was the first dish that I learnt on my own. Macaroni Pie = simplicity + versatility This easy dish is certainly a good starter for young budding cooks. And, as they come to it they may put their [...]

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Mango Chutney

While making the accras I was considering which dip I would prefer to eat it with. Immediately, mango chutney came to mind. But I soon disappointed myself. There was no mango chutney already prepared and stored in the fridge, and there was no green mango anywhere. That, I call bad planning! So, instead I had [...]

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Saltfish Accra

The first time I ate saltfish accra I thought that it was a brilliant method to cook saltfish. I was, and still am, amazed with the combination and its unique taste.I still think it should not be classified as an appetizer though  after all, I have willfully eaten about five of those little gems on [...]

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Rice and Curry Fish

This one took me by surprise, but nevertheless I just went with the flow and took out the photos for the recipe. As with all the recipes so far, this one is also simple to prepare. Normally when fish is curried it is just placed into the curry, like in the case of the cascadoo, [...]

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Rice and Dhal and Smoked Herring

A true Trini meal is rice and dhal. I cannot think of any one who has never had this meal at least once in their life, OK! probably twice. It is understandable. Besides being an enjoyable meal, it is also easy to make and goes well with just about anything – be it a vegetarian [...]

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Oat Bran Muffins

I love muffins! I have tried them in many ways. They are so easy to make and can be adjusted to suit your own tastes.There are plain muffins, coconut muffins, bran muffins, cornmeal muffins, orange muffins, raisin muffins, and carrot & cheese muffins. They can be topped with sugar, raisins, etc. This recipe is an [...]

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