breads

Arepas (recipe)

Arepas (recipe)

Earlier this year when my mother was diagnosed with severe gluten-related allergies it came as a surprise to her, and us. We never realized such an allergy could rear its head so late in a person’s life. After seeing what she went through physically in […]

Trinidad Sada Roti (recipe)

Trinidad Sada Roti (recipe)

Hoorah for World Bread Day! It’s been 2 years since I last participated and I was extremely not to miss the deadline this time around. Hosted each year by kochtopf World Bread Day aims to highlight bakers and bread recipes from around the world. Around […]

Coconut Rock Buns (recipe)

Coconut Rock Buns (recipe)

Coconut rock buns are a nostalgic treat for me. I vividly remember saving up my allowance, as a child ,to buy them from the lady who sold baked goods out of the back of her station wagon every Wednesday afternoon at my prep school. Now […]

Banana Bread (recipe)

Banana Bread (recipe)

So I’m down to the wire, poised like a racehorse at the starting gate, determined to meet the deadline of this month’s Bread Baking Day. So what if I waited til the last possible moment, it still counts right? 🙂 This month the theme is […]

Herbed Square Bread (recipe)

Herbed Square Bread (recipe)

When I saw that Zorra at Kochtopf had decided to start a monthly bread challenge I knew I had to take part. I love to make bread and I don’t make as many varieties as I would like 🙂 This would be an opportunity to […]

Cinnamon-Apple Streusel Muffins (recipe)

Cinnamon-Apple Streusel Muffins (recipe)

Hearty, dense, earthy, wholesome. These are the words that I traditionally associate with muffins, thanks to years of my mom’s bran-carrot-raisin concoctions. As good and nutritious as those are they are also the polar opposite of everything that this recipe was. Yet another slam-dunk from […]

Sarina’s Peppery Paprika Cornbread (recipe)

Sarina’s Peppery Paprika Cornbread (recipe)

For my first entry to Weekend Breakfast Blogging I was awhirl with ideas. The theme was ‘Spice it Up’ and I toyed with the ideas of a spicy omelette, spicy hash brown potatoes even a spicy breakfast shake before finally settling on this spicy cornbread […]

Trini Fish Puff

Trini Fish Puff

Fish puffs are a staple in Trini bakeries. Usually stuffed with creamy fish paste (or chicken) in a piped choux pastry. They are delicious!

Trinidad Dosti Roti (recipe) – a valiant attempt

Trinidad Dosti Roti (recipe) – a valiant attempt

As I mentioned long ago my past attempts at roti making have been nothing short of tragic. My mother has been hiding her tawa away from me for the past few years as a result, eyeing me suspiciously whenever I would plead for the co-ordinates […]