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.