Hi Everyone, It is hard to resist ordering French Fries when a menu lists hand-cut fries, or house fries.
Hi Everyone, I have found over the years that many people are shy to ask certain questions about food and cooking that they think are too obvious or silly.
Hi Everyone, One fine Sunday morning, many moons ago, a mother busied herself in the kitchen making breakfast for her children.
Hi Everyone, Bear with me as I tell you, in a rather roundabout way, how I ended up making the best doughnuts I have ever eaten.
Hi Everyone, Years ago, on an occasion just like this – Valentine’s – I publicly declared my love for curry.
Hi Everyone, There is something indescribable about the combination of freshly grated coconuts, flour, sugar, a little butter, ground cinnamon, grated nutmeg and a few drops of essence, all brought together by milk or water.
Hi Everyone, We’re still in January (barely) but it means that I can still wish you a very Happy, and blessed New Year!
Hi Everyone, Make way for a princely cut of meat that will impress the heck out of everyone at your holiday table – a crown roast of pork.
Hi Everyone, There is increased demand for bread during the holidays and not just any bread but good quality homemade bread.
Hi Everyone, This week I am delivering on a promise I made a couple of weeks ago – to share with you a recipe for a pudding using passion fruit.
Hi Everyone, Picture this – you’ve just pulled out a recipe you had bookmarked or jotted down.
Hi Everyone, With the Christmas holidays just weeks away, the shopping craze has begun.
Hi Everyone, We like bun-bun but not burnt food. Blackened dishes can often end up looking burnt but they aren’t.
Hi Everyone, Skin on, skin off; with or without seeds; sliced, diced, smashed or pureed, cucumbers are cool and tasty!
Hi Everyone, The heated oil shimmers. Onions, fresh herbs and chopped hot peppers hit the pan and sizzle.
Hi Everyone, Ewww… Gross! Yuck! These sounds plus expressions of scorn and disgust are usually the reaction of many people when they are offered the other parts of meat, poultry or seafood.
Hi Everyone, “Sweet Hands means that a person is so talented in the kitchen that anything he or she makes… is like manna from the Gods.” That is how American journalist, chef and cookbook author, with roots in Trinidad, Ramin Ganeshram, explained the title of her book back in 2010 when it was published.
Hi Everyone, This cookie ain’t gonna crumble. This cookie ain’t hard. This cookie is soft and chewy.
Hi Everyone, I had a craving for shrimp, and like most Guyanese, it takes no effort to convince me to make a curry.
Hi Everyone, Growing up, I’d always hear my mother say that she did not like crab curry because it was too much work, not to cook it – to eat it!
Hi Everyone, Last month, an article was published in Stabroek News (Friday, August 14) written by Guyana’s former Director of the Government Analyst Food & Drug Department, Marilyn Collins, titled – ‘Food Fortification & The Health of the Guyanese Population.’ In the article Ms Collins referenced the statistics of the most recent survey conducted in Guyana (in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization PAHO) on iron deficiency anaemia.
Hi Everyone, The August holidays are over and it’s time to get back to ‘reality’.
Hi Everyone, At this time of the year, all around the markets, you can see trays, boxes, and baskets brimming with red, shiny, beautiful tomatoes.
Hi Everyone, For many of us Coconut Ice is very much a childhood treat.
Hi Everyone, For decades now, electrical devices have been conceptualized, designed and manufactured to make our lives easier in the kitchen.
Hi Everyone, Like many people, when I travel overseas, I like to shop for electronic gadgets, fine jewellery, clothing and shoes.
Hi Everyone, This is the last in the 4-part series of weekend Bajan eats.
Hi Everyone, When you eat a fried pork chop, you can’t help feeling naughty.
Hi Everyone, This week we continue with another weekend favourite among Barbadians. Last week we talked about Bajan pudding, but a serving of pudding and souse would not be complete without pickled breadfruit.
Hi Everyone, This week begins a 4-part series featuring a few weekend favourites among Barbadians (Bajans).
Hi Everyone, Whilst on a visit to Berbice last month, I went to Port Mourant Market and there I spotted a shave-ice vendor!
Hi Everyone, You know I like pepper right? Really hot pepper! Over the years I have written to you many times about my obsession with the fiery beauty in all forms – sauced, pickled, dried, boiled and flaked.
Hi Everyone, All right, brace yourself, today I am going to ask you to do something that may go against a practice you have been doing all your life, and one that you would have seen done by parents and grandparents long before you ever started cooking.
Hi Everyone, Do you find that as you get older, that you repeat yourself?
Hi Everyone, I don’t think that I would be wrong if I said that we have had a week full of emotions.
Hi Everyone, While I have eaten various types of souse – pig’s feet, cow heel and cow face as well as chicken feet, green banana and breadfruit – I had never had channa souse until a couple of months ago, while on that trip to Trinidad that I bet you are tired of hearing of by now.
Hi Everyone, A pound cake is the kind of cake you either like or dislike.
Hi Everyone, FACTS:I am deeply invested in the food of the Caribbean having a place of prominence on the world stage.
Hi Everyone, There is hope amidst the maddening preference for foreign and imported food.
Hi Everyone, There is a new twist to my love-hate relationship with the nightshade species that is also known as eggplant, aubergine, baigan, bolanger, brinjal, garden egg, and more popularly as melongene, in Trinidad and Tobago.
Hi Everyone, Across the region home cooking is under threat. The usual suspects take the blame – busy lives and packed schedules.
Hi Everyone, I am currently working on an interview-based project called, MY FOOD, which I host on my blog, Tastes Like Home.
Hi Everyone, Jam is a condiment that is made with fruit that is cooked low and slow, with sugar, until it becomes thick, fruity and sweet.
Hi Everyone, There is something magical and special about fried dough, whether it is in the form of bakes, beignets or doughnuts.
Hi Everyone, Last weekend I bought 2 breadfruit. I cooked one on Saturday and promised myself that I’d cook the other one on Sunday, and store it in the refrigerator to have with my meals during the week.
Hi Everyone, I’ve never considered myself to be someone who has a green thumb.
Hi Everyone, Towering above houses, generously scattered across the length and breadth of the region, breadfruit trees are laden with globes of fruit hanging from strong stems.
Hi Everyone, It’s been 4 weeks to the day since I first wrote to you about preserved limes.
Hi Everyone, From the root, to the stems, to the leaves, to the flowers, and seeds, coriander is edible.
Hi Everyone, One of the pleasures of visiting outdoor markets is that there is always something new to discover.