Tastes Like Home
Hi Everyone, One of the main reasons I like to cook roast pork is just so that I can make and eat the cracklings .
Hi Everyone, There is no doubt that garlic butter is magnificent on warm bread .
Hi Everyone, I’ve lamented about it often enough but just in case your memory fails you, let me offer a refresher .
Hi Everyone, the fight for crusty, overcooked, highly flavourful bottoms (bun-bun), corners, edges and ends of cooked food and baked items can be fierce .
Hi Everyone, there are several ways to prepare fish to fry: seasoned, and dusted with flour, breadcrumbs, cornmeal or some other type of dry breading .
Hi Everyone, Pancake Day is just a few days away… what’s the syrup plan this year for drizzling your pancakes? Often taken for granted, the syrup is just as important as the pancake .
Hi Everyone, A little over two weeks ago when I shared my Holiday Bits, with you, I mentioned that I did not make any garlic pork for Christmas .
Hi Everyone, There are certain dishes that just make your day .
Hi Everyone, I was planning to hopefully recreate a treat I’d eaten a few times from a snack lady while at secondary school .
Hi Everyone, Think of this week’s column as one of those dishes you prepare with scraps of ham left over from the holidays .
-Everything in moderation Hi Everyone, No food is bad or unhealthy .
Hi Everyone, One of the many things I like about writing this column is that it offers me the opportunity create old time favourites and discover new tastes and flavours .
Hi Everyone, Regardless of how much searching we do for new recipes to make at Christmas, it is always the old favourites that win our hearts and taste buds .
Hi Everyone,Cooking for the holidays can be a royal pain .
Hi Everyone, There are many ways to cook potatoes – boiled, stewed, curried, sautéed, fried, steamed, grilled, microwaved, baked and roasted .
Hi Everyone, After all the talk about roast chicken over the past two weeks, it begs that we address stuffing – a most flavourful, savoury accompaniment to roasts of any kind .
Hi Everyone, This week we conclude the 2-part series on roast chicken .
Hi Everyone, This week we begin a 2-part series on roast chicken .
Hi Everyone, Say the words Shine Rice and the responses would range from nostalgia to longing to hunger .
For the love of fried doughHi Everyone,Do you like fried bakes of any kind? Then prepare to cheat on them with Johnny Cakes .
Hi Everyone, Please don’t roll your eyes .
Hi Everyone,It is excellent for baking, roasting, toasting, frying, searing and sautéing .
(Brazilian Cheese Bread)Hi Everyone, Is it bread, a bun or a roll? Does it really matter? Especially when you can’t seem to stop yourself from eating at least 3 at one go?One of the many things I like about South American cuisine is the abundant use of root and tubular vegetables .
Hi Everyone,Though I do not have a sweet-tooth, every now and then I like to have some sweet baked item with my tea in the afternoon or evening .
Hi Everyone, I am a dunker .
Hi Everyone,Have you ever had a meal at a restaurant and then tried to replicate it at home? I have .
Hi Everyone,Feeling tired and run-down? Need a pick-me-up? Don’t reach for Red Bull or any other readymade energy drink .
Hi Everyone,A friend: “I ain’t want no blond sauce (referring to all light coloured sauces) .
Hi Everyone, My mom makes a mean (really good) shrimp cake .
Hi Everyone,There are several versions of rice cooked with turmeric and or curry powder that are Curry Rice .
Hi Everyone, My world of tea drinking took an exotic twist back in 2007 when friends from the Indian sub-continent introduced me to tea masala (masala chai) .
Hi Everyone,There are certain dishes when made and eaten just set your soul at ease .
Hi Everyone, There are subtle differences between a country style biscuit (think KFC and Pillsbury) and a scone .
Hi Everyone,The one particular aspect about food in Guyana that I miss the most is fish .
Hi Everyone, For us here in the Caribbean, chutneys are hot, spicy, tangy (acidic) condiments .
Hi Everyone,I remember a time when dessert was a very simple affair – right out of a box and sometimes a can or tub .
Hi Everyone, Porky, meaty, sweet – that’s Lap Cheong (in Cantonese) .