A couple of years ago, in my Tastes Like Home column, I had written about my experiments using hardened coconut oil (liquid coconut oil that solidified when refrigerated) to replace butter in pastries, cakes and other treats like scones and biscuits.
Hi Everyone, The news of Kentucky Fried Chicken’s return to Guyana next week under a new franchise owner has a lot of people excited.
You might not think of lamb when it comes to making a quick dish but you should because it totally works; and if you have a pressure cooker, even better.
Hi Everyone, The next time you peel green or turning plantains to cook, do not throw away the skins.
This dish of pasta and chicken is another one of those dishes where the food is made fast.
Hi Everyone, I have a confession to make. I know very little about the food culture and food heritage of our Indigenous peoples.
Whenever I go out to breakfast or brunch, I ignore the bread, bagels and pancakes and head straight to the breakfast potatoes.
Hi Everyone, When was the last time that you had a real heart-to-heart conversation with your child, parent, relative, loved one, or a friend?
These buns are a celebration of baked Char Siu Bao. Char Siu Bao is Chinese barbeque pork bun.
Hi Everyone, When you regularly engage in an activity, such as cooking, there are moments when the passion is removed from what you are doing.
Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I answer questions you may have about food and cooking but are too shy to ask.
Have you ever noticed how good okra, saijan and mangoes taste when dropped into a bubbling pot of curry?
Hi Everyone, There comes a time when you wonder if your friends enablers are genuinely motivated by a desire to see you create and succeed, or whether it is to appease their hunger.
In last week’s edition of Tastes Like Home, I mentioned a watermelon cocktail I had at the home of friends.
The term ‘fried’ in this recipe refers to the style of cooking we Guyanese employ when we talk about cooking vegetables – fried pumpkin, fried callaloo etc.
Hi Everyone, If you are of a certain age you will recall the August holidays being rife with outdoor activities – climbing trees, picking fruits and eating them to our heart’s content, playing gam (marbles), hop scotch, and running our own Olympic-style races.
Dips and spreads make for easy snacking, creating sandwiches, and for impromptu entertaining.
Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I address questions you may have about food and cooking but are too shy to ask.
Tomato Choka is usually made with ripe, red, firm, juicy tomatoes, however, green tomatoes make excellent choka too.