Skillet Potatoes & Green Beans [RECIPE]

Skillet Potatoes & Green Beans [RECIPE]

This recipe for Skillet Potatoes & Green Beans comes from Budget Bytes and, even though the final result is richly flavored, it couldn’t be simpler to bring together. Don’t worry if everyone thinks you had to slave over a stove to get these results. It 

Quick & Easy Flan [RECIPE]

Quick & Easy Flan [RECIPE]

  OK! Not being biased but I think that this “Quick & Easy Flan” is the best flan I’ve -ever- made! Okay, it’s also the -only- flan I’ve ever made but let’s not dwell on such little details! This recipe for “Quick & Easy Flan” 

Rosemary Pepper Drop Biscuits [RECIPE]

Rosemary Pepper Drop Biscuits [RECIPE]

If you’re a fan of KFC’s or Popeye’s biscuits, you’re going to love these Rosemary Pepper Drop biscuits from Budget Bytes! Light, sweet and buttery, they perfectly balance the final accent hints of herbal brightness and dark warmth. I prepared them for the first time 

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie [RECIPE]

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie [RECIPE]

When I started to prepare this recipe for Vegan Shepherd’s Pie on my Twitch stream last week a viewer said that sometimes you just need a good one-pot dish In your arsenal. Well, this is definitely one! As this recipe is a vegan one, it 

Bhagi Rice [RECIPE]

Bhagi Rice [RECIPE]

Simple yet satisfying Trinidadian Bhagi Rice is a wholesome, nutritional side that complements many main dishes, including curries and stews.

Paneer Butter Masala (recipe) & Life Update!

Paneer Butter Masala (recipe) & Life Update!

Creamy and spicy Paneer Butter Masala is a fave Indian dish of mine and it’s even better when made with homemade paneer!

RECIPE: Eggplant Vegetable Medley (Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker) + Join Me On My New Twitch Journey!

RECIPE: Eggplant Vegetable Medley (Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker) + Join Me On My New Twitch Journey!

Happy New Year everyone! It’s so good to be back from the Holiday ‘Break’. I hope you’re all well 🙂 I’m brimming with ideas for the blog and this brand over the next 12 months and I’ve already started rolling them out. Firstly my Patreon 

Punch de Creme (recipe)

Punch de Creme (recipe)

This entry is part 9 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

Punch de Creme, is another of Trinidad’s traditional Christmas drinks. One thing that I really like about it (as opposed to traditional eggnog) is the use of citrus flavors like lime and Angostura bitters (which has orange extract). This gives the ‘nog’ a fruity lightness 

Trinidad Paime (recipe)

Trinidad Paime (recipe)

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

As promised, here is a recipe for Paime (pron. PAY-me)! Paime is basically a sweet version of the savoury pastelle. I only recently discovered that Paime is also a traditional Xmas dish. Well that explains why it seemed I never could find it lol! No 

QUICK GINGER BEER Recipe at Epicurious.com

QUICK GINGER BEER Recipe at Epicurious.com

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

Well you know how Trinis like how to do everything las’ minute? 🙂 If you don’t have enough time to try my mother’s ginger beer recipe, here is a quick recipe from Epicurious.com that needs only 24 hours fermentation. Best of luck! 😀 Click here 

Carmen’s Jamaican Ginger Beer (recipe)

Carmen’s Jamaican Ginger Beer (recipe)

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

My mom’s Jamaican Ginger Beer brewing in the sun 😀 The above scene and bottle feel as though they have always been with me, they occur with such comforting regularity. Ginger beer is something that is enjoyed by both Trinis and Jamaicans however in my 

Jamaican Sorrel Rum Punch (recipe)

Jamaican Sorrel Rum Punch (recipe)

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

    When I first made this in 2006 it was my first time using a pack of dried sorrel for a recipe. I was pleasantly surprised. If you allow it to steep overnight the results are pretty damn good. The below recipe is my 

Sorrel Drink (recipe & video)

Sorrel Drink (recipe & video)

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

Christmas in Trinidad is a diverse multicultural affair. Not just for the Christian population, but also through the secular participation of the nation at large through the enjoyment of our local christmas songs (called parang) and especially the creation and consumption of our traditional Christmas 

Trinidad Black Cake (recipe)

Trinidad Black Cake (recipe)

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

Like sorrel, Black Cake in Trinidad is a Christmas institution. Made predominantly of alcohol drenched prunes, currants and raisins, variations abound (and I love taste testing when we make the visiting rounds). Still, the best black cake is always the recipe that one grew up 

In Trinidad, Christmas is Parang! (video & holiday recipe roundup)

In Trinidad, Christmas is Parang! (video & holiday recipe roundup)

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Trini Christmas

What is Parang? Well Parang is the soundtrack to Christmas here in Trinidad. More than that however Parang is also a culture, a way of life that sweeps through my island after the lights of Eid and Divali have been put away. The What is 

Coconut Sweetbread [Recipe] + Only 6 Days Left in my Special Patreon Famalay Offer!

Coconut Sweetbread [Recipe] + Only 6 Days Left in my Special Patreon Famalay Offer!

A while back on my Instagram/Facebook Stories I asked which recipes I should post next. Coconut sweetbread was a popular choice! What a great excuse to get flour back on my hands, which is exactly what I did to prepare this loaf for my most