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Sarina’s Vegetarian Potstickers (recipe)

Sarina’s Vegetarian Potstickers (recipe)

It’s been several months since I’ve taken part in a “Waiter There’s Something in my…” challenge. So, it was with great excitement that I saw that this month’s theme was dumplings. Who doesn’t love dumplings?!? And I have tons of variations on the theme!… Then […]

Green Rice (recipe)

Green Rice (recipe)

This recipe was the first one that my mother decided to try from my copy of The Good Home Cookbook: More Than 1000 Classic American Recipes. Since then she’s made it at least twice a month and I never tire of it. Smoky, spicy, and […]

Bagna Romano (recipe)

Bagna Romano (recipe)

My anchovy fixation continues and everyone in my home is loving it! This recipe for Bagna Romano couldn’t be any simpler. Pasta, anchovies, garlic and cheese. That’s it! The pasta is so delicious it is a meal in itself! From: Cooking with Three Ingredients: Flavorful […]

Cauliflower au Gratin (recipe)

Cauliflower au Gratin (recipe)

Cheesy and tangy, this is a rich, buttery ,and all-so-easy, way to enjoy your vegetables πŸ˜€

Deviled Tomatoes (recipe)

Deviled Tomatoes (recipe)

Vegetarian Express is one of my all-time favorite cookbooks because I can always rely on it to provide a simple quick accompaniment or entree to a more lavish menu. This recipe for deviled tomatoes was used to provide an accompaniment to a meal I made […]

TGRWT #2 – Savoury Banana Fritters (recipe)

TGRWT #2 – Savoury Banana Fritters (recipe)

Although this is the first time that I am sharing an entry to They Go Really Well Together (TGRWT) this is actually not the first time that I’ve created a recipe for this ongoing ‘Molecular Gastronomy Project’. Unfortunately my first creation was so ghastly, so […]

Roasted Vegetables with Curried Onions (recipe)

Roasted Vegetables with Curried Onions (recipe)

This recipe is a great flavorful way to use up ends of vegetables that you may have on hand. As everything is prepared in the oven cleanup is a cinch and your time is freed up for other things πŸ™‚

Curried Rice (recipe)

Curried Rice (recipe)

I have no idea why coconut and curry go together so well, but I’m sooo glad that they do πŸ˜€ This rice recipe leaves the rice grains moist and creamy πŸ™‚

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 […]

Jamaican Festival (recipe)

Jamaican Festival (recipe)

Jamaican Festival has to be one of my most favorite things ever. Seriously. It is just delicious. Slightly sweet cornmeal fried ‘dumplings’, they are traditionally served alongside spicy meat dishes, such as Jamaica’s infamous ‘jerk’. The sweetness offsets the meat, pepper and spices most sublimely, […]

Eggplant-Potato ‘Surprise’ (recipe)

Eggplant-Potato ‘Surprise’ (recipe)

So what is the ‘surprise’? Probably the pack of heat that this recipe delivers πŸ™‚ I used a whole scotch bonnet this time but would probably reduce that to 1/2 the next time I make this. It was a hit with my mom tho πŸ™‚ […]

Vegetable Curry In A Hurry (recipe)

Vegetable Curry In A Hurry (recipe)

This has to be one of my favorite recent recipes. Its twist (for me) comes from the addition of mango chutney near the end. This really gives it a sweet n savoury kick that is hard for others to put their finger on. Since this […]

Great Garlic Galette (recipe)

Great Garlic Galette (recipe)

At the time that I am writing this Passover is a little less than 24 hours away from ending*, and I’m starting to daydream about all sorts of leavened goodness. For those who don’t already know Passover is an 8 day period in the Jewish […]

Trinidad Callaloo (vegetarian)

Trinidad Callaloo (vegetarian)

Callaloo is a fond memory for many Trinidadians, myself included, however I did not know that many foreigners consider it to be our national dish! My mother told me that the first thing she often did for visiting friends (her first 10 years in Trinidad) […]

Trinidad Macaroni Pie (recipe)

Trinidad Macaroni Pie (recipe)

    Trinidad Macaroni Pie. I had often wondered if there is such a thing in a definitive sense, however I have gotten so many hits with that as a search term that I now have to believe that there is. Coupled with the fact […]

Sarina’s Caribbean Rice and Peas (recipe)

The genesis of this recipe came about when Nandita at Saffron Trail asked me to come up with a dish that could theoretically represent the West Indies Cricket Team at this year’s Cricket World Cup, for an article she is developing. Caribbean cooking is so […]