Green Tomato Salsa Verde

Another Green Sauce

Hi Everyone, The tomato season here in Barbados is short this year due to a prolonged dry spell, but I read recently that Guyana is enjoying a bounty of produce at excellent prices; more on that later.

The resistance is over

Hi Everyone, I’ve told you this before – being raised Catholic meant that Lent consisted of strict dietary conditions during that period, as dictated by my mother.

What’s Cooking: Rice

Rinsing, soaking

Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series in which I address questions you may have about food and cooking but maybe too shy to ask.

Clapped, pounded or shaken?

Hi Everyone, A couple of weeks ago, in response to my column on fish curry, a very good friend of mine insisted that the roti for his curry must be hand-clapped.

Put the coconut in the curry

Hi Everyone, Although I eat fish all year round, during Lent – the 40 days leading up to Easter – I tend to eat even more fish and seafood, mostly because of tradition.

Something for everyone

Hi Everyone, The woman sitting next to me on the plane from my most recent trip to Guyana remarked how amazing it was that we Guyanese have so many different things we make and eat at Christmas.

Timely advice worth remembering

Hi Everyone, December has arrived like guests that turn up too early for a party – they are expected, and you like them, it’s just that you’re not quite ready.

No Pasta Dishes, Please

Hi Everyone, Well look-eey hey. A woman caused cuhmess (Bajan slang for commotion) earlier this month, when she got up in one of Barbados’ Anglican churches during the announcements session, to encourage people to bring a Bajan dish for their upcoming day of fun to mark Barbados’ 50th Independence, and had to nerve to say, “No pasta dishes, please.

Deprived by LIAT

Hi Everyone, A couple of weeks ago, I was among a planeload of passengers (90% of which were Guyanese) checked in on a LIAT flight to Guyana.