Cynthia Nelson

Cynthia Nelson

Sautéed Prawns

Fast food for me falls into two categories – traditional, as in foods that you buy from large chains that include things like, chicken and chips, burgers, pizzas and sandwiches.

De salt meat in de rice

Hi Everyone, Several years ago while standing in the cashier line at one of the supermarkets here in Barbados, a man (tourist) standing immediately behind me pointed to the small tray I had just put on the cash belt and asked what it was.

Keeping promises

Three-Mustard Mango Sauce

Hi Everyone, Have you had your fill of mangoes yet? Me? Almost. Next week I am going in to preservation mode – pureeing the pulp and freezing in half cup portions for use later in the year.

Baked Custard

Umm, baked custard, it is one of the most comforting sweet treats. Easy to whip up with just a few ingredients, custard makes for a great make-ahead dessert.

Fresh Mango Tart

Layers of sweetness

Hi Everyone, How are you enjoying the bountiful mango season? I love gazing at the basket of mangoes on my kitchen counter.

What’s Cooking

Pressuring with liquid

Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I answer questions and share advice about food and cooking that you may have but are too shy to ask.

Cantaloupe Cooler

Melons of all sorts are in season and coming in to season. It is nature’s way of telling us to keep hydrated during the hottest months of the year.