Hi Everyone, There is a golden rule when entertaining, particularly for small gatherings – that we cook to suit the tastes of our invited family and friends and not exclusively to our likes.
Hi Everyone, This column was written on Thursday, April 28, 2016. I heard the following exchange on the radio today in Barbados between a moderator and a 90-year-old Barbadian woman, as they talked about people through the years who have done remarkable things for their communities without ever seeking the limelight.
Hi Everyone, Bruise, bash, chop, crack, crush, grind, pound, smash – are among the many applications we make to ingredients when cooking.
Hi Everyone, What’s Cooking is a series where I address questions you may have about food and cooking but are too shy to ask.
Hi Everyone, Are you interested in a sauce that you can make in large batches that stores well; a sauce that can be used all year round for a variety of dishes – meat and meatless – and even serve as dip?
Hi Everyone, You can enrich your meals, reduce salt, and save money by making and using your own homemade stock.
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.