Tastes Like Home
Hi Everyone, I receive a lot of emails from people crying out in frustration wondering why their once soft, fluffy, hot roti has gone dry or hard by the afternoon .
Hi Everyone, last August when I was in Guyana and on the hunt for Chinese food, pastries, etc, you know, a taste of home, everyone kept telling me that I must try the Yangzhou fried rice .
Hi Everyone,A good Fried Rice is a dish that many of us aspire to perfect .
Hi Everyone, bearing your soul .
Hi Everyone,Green is the number one colour when it comes to food .
Hi Everyone,So I felt like eating pancakes .
Hi Everyone,Cooking is simple .
Hi Everyone,All rice is not created equal .
Hi Everyone, last month, I received an email from my editor at Stabroek News, in which she relayed the contents of a letter sent to the newspaper .
Hi Everyone, When it comes to food, I do not have secrets .
Hi Everyone, people the length and breath of the Caribbean have a serious love for smoked Herring aka red Herring .
Hi Everyone,If there is one thing that you must have when you make a trip to the land of the humming bird, Trinidad and Tobago, it is bake and shark .
Hi Everyone,A few weeks ago, I received a request for a recipe for Cheese Pie, “the kind that sells at Salt and Pepper .
Hi Everyone, a plate of boil and fry of any ground provision or a combination thereof is so satisfying that all you need is one meal of it and you are set to go for a very long time – sometimes an entire day!Cassava and green plantains are my favourite single- .
Hi Everyone, the recipe I get the most requests for is dhal puri .
Hi Everyone, if you like Raisin Bread, then be prepared to love Antigua’s Raisin Bun .
Hi Everyone,After all the pancake-talk last week, did you make any? You know, as a trial run .
Hi Everyone,Bring out the pans, the tawahs and the griddles, it’s time to mix the pancake batter and spread it, swirl it or drop it! This week begins a two-part pancake series leading up to that day when we will all go crazy for pancakes .
Hi Everyone, I’ve fallen in love, With beets .
Hi Everyone, I have an idea to share with you .
Hi Everyone, on the morning of Wednesday, November 21, 2007, I received an email from an avid reader of this column and my blog .
Hi Everyone, Food never fails to surprise .
Hi Everyone,This is a fresh column .
Hi Everyone, This week, we conclude our 3-part Holiday Baking Suc-cess series by discussing the ham .
Part 2Hi Everyone, this week, we continue our Holiday Baking Success series by looking at the all-important Christmas cake .
Hi Everyone,‘Tis the season the oven gets most fired up .
Hi Everyone, I made bacon! Yep, right in here in my home, I made bacon .
Hi Everyone,I had a totally different idea planned for this week’s column but that idea was immediately tossed aside when I popped the first piece of a caramelized-bottom of baked ripe plantain and bacon into my mouth .
Hi Everyone,With the American holiday of Thanksgiving less than two weeks away, all over the television channels, online, on air and in the newspapers, there is talk of the turkey .
Hi Everyone, Making Peera (Peda) from scratch is no simple task .
Hi Everyone, I am all for creating new tastes and flavours .
Hi Everyone, Trust me, no matter how creative you are in the kitchen, when you are constantly busy with work, you always find yourself making the same dishes over and over again .
Hi Everyone, last weekend, during my weekly telephone conversation with mommy, she expressed a desire to have a slice or two of raisin bread .
Hi Everyone, Each Caribbean nation has its signature bread-roll with its one-of-a-kind flavour and texture .
Hi Everyone, over a month ago, whilst I was in Guyana, I went in search of allspice because I needed some to put into the apple crostata I was going to make for dessert one evening .
Hi Everyone, I could not believe it – the cornbread did not taste good! Sure, it looked gorgeous; it had beguiled me with its golden beauty .
Jamaican Beef Patties Hi Everyone, The first time I ate a Jamaican Beef Patty was not in Jamaica it was in Guyana .