Hi Everyone, This week begins a 2-part series about Black Pudding. A recipe is someone’s interpretation of how to make a dish.
Hi Everyone, We are people who are at once sophisticated and simple. When it comes to our food, we like to tell it like it is.
Hi Everyone, What is it about fried chicken that is so alluring? It’s a favourite of almost everyone, (well except vegetarians of course).
Hi Everyone, When I first conceptualized this column, Tastes Like Home, I knew what I would be getting out of it and I knew what people living away from Guyana would be getting out of it.
Hi Everyone, Every time I come back home for a visit I have to readjust my senses to the abundance of food, especially at the markets.
Hi Everyone, We have been chatting for several years now, so much so that things have reached the stage where I have to start some of our conversations with one of these phrases: Remember I told you… Last year I shared with you… If you have been reading me for a while… Well this is going to be one of those occasions.
Hi Everyone, Last week Wednesday, I sat for 4 straight hours engaged in the tedious task of removing the skins off of 4 ½ cups of rehydrated black eye peas.
Hi Everyone, There was a period of time when I was going to secondary school that chickpeas (aka channa, garbanzo beans) were scarce.
Hi Everyone, I am not a perfectionist but I get my sense of perfection from my mother.
Hi Everyone, It’s cruel, unfair and sheer torture. What is? The calling, texting, tweeting, Facebook-ing and instant messaging that many of us are involved in as we tease and taunt our family and friends living overseas with the food of home.
Hi Everyone, I have never used coconut oil before, until now. And by golly I have been missing out.
Hi Everyone, I am always on the hunt for recipes that use familiar ingredients in new ways.
Hi Everyone, No matter which way you combine potatoes, milk, cream, garlic, fresh herbs and cheese, the result would always be a resounding success.
Hi Everyone, I have an obsession with baking scones. The dough mixes up quickly and is usually done cooking under 20 minutes or so.
Hi Everyone, “We cannot afford to mortgage our palettes to foreign producers” – Freundel Stuart The Barbadian Prime Minister made this remark at the opening of the recently concluded annual local Agricultural Festival (AGROFEST).
Hi Everyone, It’s the season of Lent and, as usual, my inbox is full of requests for vegetarian and meat-free recipes.
Hi Everyone, I’m seeing red, but I’m not angry. On the contrary, I am quite delighted.
Hi Everyone, Tomorrow is Mashramani and apart from the main event – the parade of costumes and bands in various parts of the country – the number one activity that many will be participating in is some form of picnic.
Hi Everyone, Looking to brighten and perk up your food and beverage? Add a little zest!
To close off three weeks of writing about the local music scene, I am zooming in on a genre that in Guyana at least, seems to have lost its steam.
Hi Everyone, A couple of years ago, no, wait almost 4 years ago (where does the time go?!) I wrote telling you about an amazing cornbread I had at a barbeque restaurant in the United States.
Hi Everyone, Taken for granted though indispensable for many meals, plainly cooked-rice is content and secure in its supportive role.
Hi Everyone, The secret to a good Trini Pelau or Stew is burnt sugar.