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Pull up a chair. Grab a Fork, Plate and Glass. Take a taste. Come join me. Life is endlessly delicious. Welcome to a corner of the world where I share my love for food writing and highlighting and showcasing our local artisan food and beverage entrepreneur products and services (from the local agriculturalists, farmers/growers, agro-processors, farm…

Happy Mother’s Day – WENDY’S FABULOUS CHEESECAKE TRIFLE

Sunday is Mother’s Day and I know that many of you will be celebrating it in style with your mom, wife, sisters, aunts and other female family members, relatives and friends, who are a mother whether biological, foster (through adoption), spiritual, or otherwise. Even those who are not a mother, but have in some point…

Pigeon Peas and Vegetable Curry

Oh how I must the golden old days as a child, helping my grandmother and mother shell pigeon peas, which they have harvested from my uncle Reginald Adams also known as Knolly or Sammy or Premps garden; and yeah, talk about the ones with the worms, that would make you want to jump out of your sink….

Fried Bake

It is always great baked fresh in morning,  and served hot and you can add melted cheese. FRIED BAKE 5cups all purpose flour 1 tbsp shortening 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp brown sugar Vegetable oil for frying. Combine flour, salt, baking powder and sugar in a mixing bowl. Add the shortening and…

Fever Grass (Lemon grass) Tea

I am sorry that I have been off the radar for a while, I was feeling down and fighting with a flu, that wanted to get me down, as no painkiller or cold medicine was helping, I had fever, headaches and cramps. I am feeling a lot better now, thanks to some great fever grass…

Rena Chatack Roti Shop

Rena’s Chatack Roti Shop is a family run business by Rena Harrylal and her family, which is located in a beautiful little store located in Milford Road, Scarborough, Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago.   Beloved by both locals and foreigners, Rena Chatack Roti Shop is always busy throughout the day and is the perfect spot for carry-out. The shop serves the best roti…

Black Bean Soup

Everyone loves soup, there is Soupy Saturdays, there are the days when one get’s sick there is always chicken soup. BLACK BEAN SOUP  1 lb. dried black beans, rinsed and picked over 4 tbs. olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp fresh thyme 2 onions, chopped 3pimento peppers, seeded and chopped 2 tsp ground…

Black Bean Salsa

As I stated that black beans are great nutrition and a great source of food. BLACK BEAN SALSA 2 cups uncooked black beans 4 cloves minced garlic 3 tbsp lime juice 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp cumin, ground and roasted 1 tsp ground coriander 1 hot pepper, seeded and chopped 1/2 cup unflavoured yogurt…

Black Bean Weekend

I am having a black bean weekend, or turtle bean weekend, as is also called in many countries. Black beans are black legumes, which many would say are the powerhouse of nutrition, being rich in protein, minerals and complex carbohydrates. The delicious mild, rich and flavourful taste of black beans would encourage you to enjoy them in…

A Simple Homemade Yogurt

Yogurt is one of the fermented foods developed by primitive people the world over. In Middle Eastern households, making yogurt is an almost daily activity. It’s an essential part of the Middle Eastern diet being referred to as “Persian milk” in Baghdad, as mast in Iran, as laban in Syria and Lebanon, laban zabadi in…

Hot Cross Buns

With Easter vastly approaching and many of us are all gearing up for it, from the little ones, will be at home on Easter break and not in school, for most young people and adults thinking about taking a break, a vacation; and not to be left out are the parties, fun and games and most…

Nola Gourmet Products

Nola Gourmet Product is a small Food and Beverage Company which was started in December 2010, that has reinvented the granola concept by creating a snack that is, not only healthy, but also tastes delicious, which comes in two variety of flavours ginger and choconut.  The ginger granola contains no peanuts and is geared towards those people…

HOT AND SPICY PEPPER CRABS

Yes, I am a country girl and crab and dumpling is my country signature dish, and I love anything with crab, seafood and except octopus and jelly fish; but lobster and fishes. Another one of my great crab recipe is the Hot and Spicy pepper crabs. HOT AND SPICY PEPPER CRABS Marinade 2 lbs fresh…