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, 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 water, […]

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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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Mini-meal: Black bean wrap recipe

It’s official. Wraps are a new addition to one of the many mini meals I enjoy making. They’re more filling than a soup At the moment, I use tortilla wraps as the casing for the homemade filling. Black beans have a potato-ish consistency that works well in stews, patties, and veggie burgers, especially when steamed and […]

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