In Good Taste

Shrimp Chow mein (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)
Shrimp Chow mein (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Fast Food: Shrimp Chow mein

For those among us who have resolved to cook more, at home, here is a dish that is fast and easy to put together – Shrimp Chow mein.

Pumpkin Pancakes & Breakfast Casserole

Pumpkin Pancakes Pancakes are always a treat regardless of the time of the year; however, on special occasions, we can make them extra special by stuffing them, or topping them with berries and other fruits cooked right in to the pancakes.

Shrimp Mixture ready for frying (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Shrimp Nuggets

One of my favourite Guyanese foods is the white-belly shrimp. Small, soft shell, glistening, pink and so fresh, a thing of beauty and absolutely delicious.

Cool for 45 minutes to 1 hour before cutting spareribs (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Oven-Roasted Spareribs

Most of the times when we think of spareribs, we think of seasoned meat cooking low and slow over smoldering coals or wood fire in the style of barbecue.

Garlicky Potato Choka

Potato Choka is simple and very tasty. In many ways it can be thought of as spicy mashed potatoes, but it’s not the same thing.

Semolina Parsad
Photo by Cynthia Nelson

Semolina Parsad

Whenever there is a holiday marking a religious festival, I always try to make something that keeps me connected to home.

Stewed Pig Trotters with Pinto Beans (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Stewed Trotters

You’ve had pig’s feet (trotters) in Pepperpot, Soup and Souse but have you ever had it stewed?

Weeknight Pasta Bowl

A good Bolognese sauce (ragù Bolognese or simply ragù), takes time to make so that the flavours can develop and meld.


Minced Meat Bread Rolls Photo by
 Cynthia Nelson

Minced Meat Rolls

With school/college/university re-opened, I am back to making foods that can work as a stand-in for a meal as well as breakfast; teatime eats and light night eating.

Breadfruit Pudding with Passion Fruit Sauce (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Passion Fruit Sauce

Although we get a wide variety of fruits throughout the year because of our tropical climate, there are certain times of the year when some fruits plentiful more than others.

 Pumpkin Rice with Baked Chicken (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Pumpkin Rice

There are times when you can’t be bothered with cooking vegetables and rice separately.

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