This is one of the quickest side dishes that you can make. It only requires 2 ingredients – bacon and cabbage.
A liqueur is a very sweet alcoholic beverage. It is made with a distilled spirit such as rum (white or dark), vodka etc, along with fruit and added sugar.
If you like the flavour of the boozy rum-soaked, aged dried fruits that are used to make traditional Christmas cake/black cake/Christmas pudding, but find the cake itself too intense, then try this bread pudding.
This is not your typical pot roast. First off, it is made with pork and not beef, but you can certainly make it with beef if you do not eat pork.
For big meals like Sunday lunch and holidays, I am always a little stumped as to what to serve as a salad with the meal.
Three weeks ago in my Tastes Like Home column, Nuttier for Coconuts, in celebration of all this coconut, I mentioned making potato pie and using fresh homemade coconut cream instead of dairy cream to make the pie.
We are currently in the tail end of the avocado/pear season. I know that you’ve probably had your fill by now.
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.
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.
This dish of pasta and chicken is another one of those dishes where the food is made fast.
Whenever I go out to breakfast or brunch, I ignore the bread, bagels and pancakes and head straight to the breakfast potatoes.
These buns are a celebration of baked Char Siu Bao. Char Siu Bao is Chinese barbeque pork bun.
Have you ever noticed how good okra, saijan and mangoes taste when dropped into a bubbling pot of curry?
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.
Dips and spreads make for easy snacking, creating sandwiches, and for impromptu entertaining.
Tomato Choka is usually made with ripe, red, firm, juicy tomatoes, however, green tomatoes make excellent choka too.
Even though we live in a tropical environment all year round, we do feel the effects of the changing weather systems throughout the year.
Everyone knows that pineapple and stone fruits can be grilled but there are other fruits that can be grilled too such as citrus fruits like oranges.
If you’re looking for an easy dessert that uses mostly fruit, then you’ve hit the jackpot when you make a fruit soup.
This is not the traditional tandoori chicken where the meat is marinated overnight in yogurt, ginger, garlic and tandoori masala, and then grilled or barbequed.
Boiled and sliced ground provisions work well as a side dish or the main starch to a curry or stew with lots of sauce/gravy.
Crispy, sweet, and savoury with a hint of salt, fried shallots can be sprinkled over many things.
The headline above is not really the name of this dish; it is more representative of the number of steps involved in preparing the dish.
If you are looking for something special to make for breakfast on this Mother’s Day morning or for afternoon tea, these cheddar-scallion biscuits would be ideal.
Think of this dish of crusty potatoes as one giant roastie. Roasties are British-style roast potatoes.
I do not know which cuisine or who came up with the idea of pairing tomatoes with basil, but, as you know, it is an unbeatable combination – raw or cooked.
Roasted sweet peppers marinated with fresh lime or lemon juice, salt, good quality olive oil and seasoned with garlic, is a tasty bite any way you have it.
Chicken wings make perfect finger food whether you are entertaining, thinking of food to snack on over a long weekend, or nibbles to take on an outing.
Easter is one of those times of the year when we tend to pull out the stops and make special things to share and enjoy with family and friends.
Those of you who have been reading me over the years know that breakfast is always a struggle for me.
Trinbagonians make a quick pickle called chow that they eat as a snack or an accompaniment to meals.