Dumplings boiled in rose tea & water, in tuna, carrot and cheese sauce (RECIPE)

Ever wanted a nice hot meal that’s reasonably easy to make and satisfying, while not leaving you paunched? Well y’all, this week, after sipping some delicious rose tea a sista-friend brought in from the States for me, I had the idea to boil some dumplings 🥟 in a mix of the remaining fragrant tea and […]

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Barracuda soup with bajan dumplings {recipe}

So, as it’s a fresh new month, I decided to share a new recipe (with a l’il video clip) with you: this one’s for a soup I made a couple times over the weekend, to kick-box a cold that somehow managed to tip-toe into my life. This soup is more on the watery side; different from […]

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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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