Salmon Fish Cakes

Mommy gave me a bag of potatoes, and I wanted to make something other than mash with it. Canned salmon was sitting in the cupboard for a while, so why not combine these 2 ingredients and make something yummy out of them? Fishcakes crossed my mind, but it had to be a recipe that included […]

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My Little Chicken Is 17 Years Old!

I can still remember clearly the day she was born. The doctor made the decision to take her out early because her heart was under distress each time I had a contraction. I was not ready – I had some chicken already seasoned in the fridge to cook that night for dinner. “Forget about the […]

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Granddaddy’s Farm Fresh Market

On a sunny Saturday morning, I was in a dark mood – too many things going on around me that seemed totally out of my control. I had to get out of the house, stop brooding and do something pleasant and cheap. I needed some onions and potatoes, so I knew exactly where I needed […]

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Favorite Restaurant Dishes 2019

These were the dishes that sang to me last year – the memory of their flavors wants to make me dance. Are they in order of excellence? Of course not – It’s all random.   Chirashi from Dragonfly Izakaya – 18 pieces chef’s selection sashimi over rice. I am a fan of raw fish, so […]

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My Brother Gave Me A Red Hot Instant Pot

My brother gave me a red hot Instant Pot for Christmas. Why? Why join the IP party now if it has been around for ages? Well, I have been working from home for practically the last 6 years and had the luxury of having dinner on the table no later than 7:00 pm because I […]

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Jamaican Cow Cod Soup – The Strangest Thing I Have Ever Eaten

 One day I went to a party on a Saturday night, a Jamaican party to be precise. Reggae music was blasting. Children were running around. Women in the kitchen cooking and chatting. Some of the men playing dominoes, others watching cricket on TV; all of them eating something called “cow cod soup”. “What is cow […]

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Restaurants Visited In Miami 2019

2019 was rather dismal as far as life, in general, was concerned. This was mainly due to the 5 months I spent in between jobs. In spite of this, I was still able to experience and record the usual 12 restaurant visits per year and for that, I am very joyful.  The restaurants are listed […]

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A Lunch Date At Tacos & Tattoos, Miami

It was raining, and the last thing I wanted to do was drive anywhere – but I promised. The little one’s boyfriend was coming over, and I said that I would take them to lunch. I had to keep my word. Where could we go that had good food, and covered outdoor seating that would […]

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A Special Thank You For Mister B.

This was not an easy year for us yet we still got to go out and document restaurants as usual. Thanks, Mister B. for driving us all over the place and putting up with the eccentricities of a food-obsessed photo lover.

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Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen In Wynwood, Miami

Mister B. suggested that we visit Dukunoo Jamaican Kitchen in Wynwood. It’s unlike any other Caribbean restaurant I have been to in Miami – so very pretty, elegant in a whimsical kind of way, eclectic and full of flamboyant art on the walls. Color and comfort are two things that strike you when you first […]

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My Favorite Instant Noodle Soup

I first fell in love with laksa in a hotel room in Brisbane, Australia. I was not in the mood to go down to the dining room, so I ordered room service. Laksa had been on my food bucket list for a while, and this seemed like the perfect occasion to try it. Laksa is […]

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Geera (Cumin) Chicken

I have cooked this dish following Chef Jason Peru’s instructions and my intention for this post was to mash it up and come up with my own version, but Chef Jason is too good. Here is his original recipe. You can omit the Garlic Infused Coconut Oil and use plain coconut oil instead as it […]

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Wok Curry Salmon

This is a marvelous way of cooking salmon curry – easy, fast and absolutely delicious! Wok Star, Eleanor Hoh, invites you to savour this beautiful way of preparing salmon.

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