Recipe: Bonito fish in sweet & sour sauce

Hola, let’s get right to the recipe for this fish dish. Did you read the post on “Calypso Rice?” Well, it shows how to prep one half of this meal, so have a look and feel free to put your own ‘sabor‘ to it. Now let’s talk sauce: fish sauce. The one we’re making today is […]

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Recipe: curry rice and channa in peanut stew, with sautéed greens

Yes peas! Did you eat already for the day? Here’s a dish I made for lunch that I’d like to share the recipe for, with you. It takes about 25-30 minutes to make, and is pretty filling without leaving you paunched. Prep & cooking time: 25-30 mins. Ingredients: (Serves 2) 1and 1/2 cup of rice […]

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Salad making: 50% raw 50% steamed = 100% delicious

On a veggie boosted food regime and making a conscious effort to eat healthier and include more greens into meals. I love salads, and ate only ital food for 5 years before, so it’s not a foreign feeling, but am not so familiar with different ways of preparing green meals. Over the weekend, I had a […]

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Caribbean cooking: my “Calypso Rice” recipe

Vegetable riceis a nice light meal on its own, and it also makes a tasty foundation for a delicious gravy. Recently, I was feeling for something lighter than ground provisions and pasta, so rice made the cut. Calypso {ca·lyp·so} is a form of music from The Caribbean. Though it’s universally accepted that it sprung from Trinidad […]

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Ramen HD (high definition) ~ the tuna files

Ramen HD (High Definition) Fish Dish Hey there! Let’s talk Ramen – this time, as a noodle pasta fish dish, and not a soup like in the curry-fish ramen dish blog post. Sometimes, ya just feel for something light and easy-to-make; know what ah mean? With 365 days in a year, daily cooking really requires […]

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Menu Backstage at “Rockin’ Hard” concert ~ Bagatelle House

The occasion:“Rockin’ Hard” Concert The setting: Bagatelle House, St. Thomas, Barbados The menu backstage: colourful, nutritious and delicious Last night, an epic show happened! Videos of the featured artistes and big bands are sure to be all across the net in a bit. For this post, I’ll be sharing on the backstage experience, as a […]

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Street Food review: Trini ‘doubles’ in Barbados

What are they? I’m so glad you asked! ‘Doubles‘ are a popular savoury pastry, originating in Trinidad & Tobago. Tucked inside two flaps of soft yet supple fried flat bread called “bara,” are curry channa peas (chick or garbanzo peas) topped with delicious garnishes of spicy cucumber, tamarind chutney, and pepper sauce. Wooo-weee! Wrapped in […]

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Restaurant review: vegetarian spot in Bridgetown

On the way through town from Upper then Lower Broad Street, across Jubilee Gardens and heading towards the Post Office, there’s a lovely vegetarian spot with great, friendly service and delicious ital food. It’s Roots Reggae Vegetarian Café – a cosy family-owned business upstairs in Cheapside Market. Did you read the first restaurant review of an eco-cafe […]

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Caribbean “cook-up” (fish-dish) recipe

It’s a New Year, and so to celebrate a fresh start, more raw and steamed veggies are on the daily menu. As a former vegan for 5 years, this is kinda refreshing to do in this new season where I give health a front row seat. We’ll start the cooking journey for 2018 nice n’ […]

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Restaurant review: eco-café in Bridgetown, Barbados

Every year, two cherished friends (a lovely couple) from Denmark and I go to lunch at some spot or another during their visit to Barbados. Each year we meet, both the conversation and the meal are equally nourishing, energizing, memorable. The last two times we went to Just Grillin’ (grill spot) on the south coast, […]

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