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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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Chadon Beni Garlic Butter

Honestly, I have no idea what part of my creative brain I pulled this chadon beni garlic butter recipe from.  You could say this recipe just happened while I was in the kitchen. And, now that it has been born, there’s no stopping to the many recipes it will be complementing in the future. The [...]

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My Top 10 Liming Foods for Carnival

Well, Carnival is upon us and yuh boy is already in Carnival mode and have been thinking of the top 10 liming foods for Carnival that people visit on the blog. I haven’t been able to post as usual because I’ve been busy myself. At this time I’m recuperating from Soca Monarch, which was excellent [...]

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Trini Beef Roulade

Here is another roulade, beef roulade.  They say if it’s nice do it twice …and twice we did. Since the last post, we had such a blast doing the Trini Chicken Roulade we decided to try out a roulade using beef this time. Beef lends itself beautifully to this recipe because you can cut the [...]

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Potato Choka

Here is another popular recipe in Trinidad and Tobago, potato choka.  Amidst all the ole talk on facebook today and in between working on an upcoming recipe I still found the time to post a simple and totally delicious recipe. Potato choka is really simple and is filling. I like to have this with sada [...]

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Eid Mubarak!

It’s Eid Ul Fitr here in Trinidad and Tobago once more and of course that means HOLIDAY! :-) But whose complaining? Because Thursday this week is Republic Day as well so that makes for only three days of work. Last year I made Sawine and of course we already have a large bowl in the [...]

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Happy Independence Day Trinidad and Tobago

I know this is not my regular recipe post but I just have to pause to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day here in Trinidad and Tobago. Forty seven years and still going strong; we’ve come a long way. I feel there is so much we have to learn as a nation and as a [...]

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Mount St Benedict

A terrific place for a retreat or just to get away from it all is at Mount St. Benedict. It is situated away from the hustle and bustle of normal life, and at the same time has the necessary amenities that could make a peaceful retreat high up in the mountains. St Benedict is the [...]

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Rice and Dasheen Bush Bhaji

There are some of the dishes that I post that hold a special place in my heart because it reminds me of the good and bad times that has passed. “Rice and Dasheen Bush Bhaji” is one such dish. The thing is, people would consider eating this type of dish as “poor people food”, who [...]

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Green Rice

This Green Rice dish will certainly surprise your. Rice is a staple ingredient in many dishes here in Trinidad. Trinidadians do eat a lot of rice. It is considered a basic food, despite its ever increasing cost. What is important is that we do not waste this necessary ingredient.  Some times I get a little [...]

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