Homemade lentil patties

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Cooking is a wonderful thing. It can be a quiet time of thanksgiving for the food we are being given and joyful anticipation for the meal we are preparing. It can be a celebration to be shared with others and it also serves as a reminder to appreciate what we have, remember those in need, and give thanks for every morsel we eat.

Today’s recipe features: peas.

On the menu: lentil patties. These can be made as spicy ๐ŸŒถ finger food snacks, with or without a dip, or as a bigger burger in the bread ๐Ÿž of your choice.


This is a homemade recipe that I patiently polished with each try. Hope you enjoy making it for yourself and loved ones.

Growing up on Trinidadian food, in Barbados, meals were often spicy and eaten with hands. From delicious roti and delectable “doubles,” to seasonal fruit, arepa (T&T’s Spanish influence) and buss-up shot, foods that require the assistance of hands brings a cosy homey and fun feeling, that connects you directly with the flavours you’re enjoying. That said, I’ll make and share a dip to go along with these patties.



Next up, it’s pizza! ๐Ÿ•

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Indra is a Barbados born writer, singer and publishing entrepreneur who started a blog that now reaches 30 destinations. She shares content management tips, refreshment reminders and interviews with creative entrepreneurs. The multilingual amateur gardener works from home after pressing pause on a life of travel. As a teen, she almost gave up on life. Now as a woman saved by grace, she lives joyfully with purpose, encouraging the overwhelmed. Follow 'Joy within' blog for firsthand updates on new posts, guest features and tropical vlogs.

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