Shrimp Kebabs

Each day you live you learn something new, and Sunday was a day like that.While “liming” on Sunday, I learnt the fine art of grilling Shrimp Kebabs.As soon as I arrived, I just had chance to grab the camera and start taking out pictures because my brother-in-law was already in full swing with his bamboo [...]

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Wholewheat Coconut Bake

The rest on Sunday was quite exhilarating. I visited my sister, with my whole family, and “buss a lime”. My brother in law is a master cook, being in the catering business for over fifteen years. So you know this visit, turned into a “lime”, would have quite a few surprises. But I won’t let [...]

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About Mangoes

Mangoes are the sweetest fruits around and are always plentiful when in season. Where I live mangoes grow everywhere: in the forest, by the river even at the side of the road. What is even better, is that a mango tree bears for many years. Some bear year round, so you are never without the [...]

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Mango Chow

Trinidadians love mango chow and I am no different. This simple appetizer is great during hot evenings, with good company. It is seasoned green or half ripe mango with a little pepper (no cooking is required). Today we decided to add pommecythere (or golden apple) and cucumbers to the chow because we wanted to make [...]

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Banana Raisin Bread

Today’s theme seems to be bananas. I have already posted a drink with green fig (banana) and one on green fig pie, now I have another. This time it is a loaf made with mashed ripe banana. This quick bread is perfect for dinner; also, it makes a good dessert. This recipe can make two [...]

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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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