Fresh Boiled Peanuts

Another Sunday drive, another opportunity to spend quality time with family while feeling vegetables, tasting unusual fruits and people watching at Robert is Here. This time my attention focused on one of the signs outside that said “Fresh Boiled Peanuts”. My father asked, what are those, people boil peanuts? I said that it was a... Continue Reading →

Piri Piri Chicken With Slaw by Curtis Stone

I first heard of piri piri sauce on my first visit to South Africa. Piri piri is the Swahili word for 'pepper pepper' and the sauce is hot, hot! There are many versions, here is Curtis Stone's take on it. Simply delicious ! For the complete recipe visit http://www.tastingtable.com/cook/recipes/how-to-make-piri-piri-chicken-slaw-curtis-stone-recipe *From the Tasting Table website. Winner of a well deserved Webby... Continue Reading →

An Unconventional Trinbagonian Callaloo Recipe

Chris De La Rosa from CaribbeanPot.com shares an alternative way of making classic callaloo soup as it's traditionally done in Trinidad and Tobago and the rest of the southern Caribbean. Instead of using the traditional dasheen bush (taro) leaves, freshly grated coconut milk and fresh from the sea blue crabs, we'll be using baby spinach,... Continue Reading →

Tomato Soup

According to Wikipedia "Tomato soup is a soup made with tomatoes as the primary ingredient. It may be served hot or cold in a bowl, and may be made in a variety of ways.[1] It may be smooth in texture, and there are also recipes which include chunks (or small pieces) of tomato, cream and chicken/vegetable stock. Popular toppings for tomato soup include sour cream or croutons. Tomato... Continue Reading →

A Bum Sandwich

I first came across this technique for making sandwiches while reading a book called “The Gastronaut” by Stefan Gates. I was so intrigued by the whole concept that I decided to try it myself Sitting on a sandwich for an hour, basically using your posterior as a low-temperature oven is what makes a bum sandwich.... Continue Reading →

Kheema Matar Recipe Video

This is one of my favorite dishes - Quick, easy to make and ideal for a delicious week-day dinner. It is basically ground beef and green peas enhanced with a myriad of spices and served with naan or rice. The video is detailed and includes many tips on how to prepare this Indian delicacy. *Cover... Continue Reading →

Masala Chai

Masala Chai is tea prepared with a blend of spices. This recipe, which I got from Saveur Magazine, is a shortcut worth trying.

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