Sirnee: A Celebratory Treat

Hi Everyone, There are many things that we can point to that make us different, and, there are many things that make us realize that we are not really that different, after all, we share the same values, uphold the same standards and strive for similar goals, and, we eat the same food.

Macaroni Salad

The Hawaiian Way

Hi Everyone, Don’t you often find mayo-based macaroni salad to be bland? The dressing causes the pasta to slip and slide and sometimes pool in the dish.

Red dot specials

Hi Everyone, Have you ever been in to a supermarket and noticed a round bright fluorescent orange sticker stamped on various packaged food items?

Pressure cooked!

Hi Everyone, Have you ever cooked meat, or poultry, such as duck, in a pressure cooker only to have it turn to shreds?

Weekend eating: Plantain Nachos

Hi Everyone, Here is the checklist for a traditional plate of Nachos: ●Crispy ●Cheesy ●Flecks of heat from hot peppers Nachos are made with 3 ingredients – corn tortilla chips, cheese, and hot peppers.

Celebration bread

Hi Everyone, I am not a daily bread eater but when it comes to feasts, festivals, and holidays, count me in for celebration bread!

Simply delicious: Fried Potatoes

Hi Everyone, Picture this: finely chopped onions cooked slowly until soft and sweet; tomatoes cooked on low heat until they break down and melt, rustically pulpy; crushed garlic so soft that it creams easily when pressed against the back of a spoon.

Lenten eating

Hi Everyone, As a self-confessed weekday vegetarian, my friends tease me that I have it easy during Lent; that I have a readymade forbearance.

What’s Cooking: Steaming

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.

Food For Thought, Really

Hi Everyone, Guyana opened its latest fast food restaurant chain in December – Burger King – and from all accounts, it’s a huge success.

I keep it traditional

Hi Everyone, At this time of the year several people always say to me, “I’d love to come to your home one Christmas; I can just imagine the fancy things on your table.” I laugh and shake my head; “You’d be disappointed; I keep it traditional at Christmas.

Let the good times roll

-With these Pumpkin-Rosemary Rolls

Hi Everyone, Grace your holiday table with these stunning rolls and watch them quickly disappear.

A Meal In A Can

Hi Everyone, It’s dinnertime. The last roti has been clapped; it collapses in a soft leafy mound atop the other roti in the bowl.

Fried eggs

August holidays Part 3

Hi Everyone, This is part 3 of the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.

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.

What’s cooking: Spices

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.

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.

Preserving the heat

Talking Heat, Talking Flavour Part 3

Hi Everyone, This is the third and final part of our heat series on hot peppers.