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Cornmeal Fry Bake

There are many variations for bake; one of my favourite is cornmeal fry bake.  I like the texture and crunchiness of the crust, due to the coconut oil and the coarseness of the cornmeal.  This bake will go with just about anything: cheese, sausage, fish, tomatoes, avocado, jam or jelly, etc.  It always taste great [...]

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Fish in White Sauce with Vegetables

It seems any dish with a white sauce, such as this fish in white sauce with vegetables,  is a dish begging to be eaten or maybe, you will be begging for more.   During this season of Lent my family eat more fish than any other time.  This is because we hardly eat any other type [...]

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Cooking For Two

The approaching month of February got me thinking of couples who like preparing their own meals.  I consider cooking for two a very easy and, might I say, a very rewarding task.  You just have two persons to consider and this makes it a lot simpler than planning a meal for large family. You  can [...]

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Rice Delight

You know how I love to give you all a story, well this rice delight has a beautiful origin; one that I have to share…  The Community Centre  was perched on a tiny block of land on the mountainside, in a little village on the Northern Range called El Luengo. But, small as it may [...]

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Sorrel Sauce

Christmas is really here and by the sight of all the sorrel being sold at the market and also at the roadside on the highway it only means one thing: sorrel, sorrel and more sorrel to drink.  But, what about other recipes using sorrel? In the past I have done a sorrel jam, sorrel cake [...]

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Sorrel Kuchela

Sorrel Kuchela

Kuchela is a popular condiment in East Indian Cuisine on the island.  There are many versions of it, but this one is one that caught my attention and I could not wait to share it with my readers.  You see this sorrel kuchela was an inspiration for my mom – a person who loves all [...]

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Making Trinidad Black Pudding (1)

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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Guava Baked Lamb

Gauva Baked Lamb

Guava baked lamb is a taste to behold. Even though guava isn’t really in season, we found a viable source of guava cheese in the form of a product from Costa Rica. It is a perfect substitute for any guava dish you want to prepare when guava is not in season here in Trinidad and [...]

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Green Fig (banana) and Saltfish Pie

I love to play with food: The ideas, thoughts, methods and approaches. Probably it is this creative and somewhat playful angle to cooking that always have me thinking up new recipes or twists to old recipes. Sometimes I just ask myself a question about a particular ingredient or dish and this leads me to coming [...]

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News: The Ever Elusive Biscuit Cake

The September/October Compère Magazine issue is out and we have a recipe for you.  Biscuit cake is the exclusive recipe for the September-October issue of Compère Magazine. Like I said in the article in the magazine, it has been one of the most trying recipes to acquire and put on the site.  My search for [...]

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