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True Jamaican Stew Peas

· 10 Robinson Road ·

True Jamaican Stew Peas

Robinson Road I met my sister Cabey my first year in College and we became part of an inseparable group of women. To this day we are still close in our hearts even though we now live miles apart from each other. However Cabey and I shared a special bond. We loved food so much…

Classic Jerk Turkey Burger

· Hello Summer... Goodbye Summer! ·

Classic Jerk Turkey Burger

I have been waiting to invest in a great smoker / grill to make all things ‘jerk’ … fish, turkey, pork and chicken. The original plan was to purchase my smoker this summer to give my Classic Jerk Turkey Burger a great grill stripe and more than a hint of smoke. Well lets say that…

Introducing de Awesome Broccoli Slaw Rice

· One Spoon Just Won't Do! ·

Introducing de Awesome Broccoli Slaw Rice

  Not wanting to have it as a side dish, I thought… what if I lightly stir fry it and then mix it into some jasmine rice. What’s the worst that could happen? Nothing! I was going to be the only one eating it and if it’s an epic failure then that would be the…

How To Cook Jamaican Curried Chicken

How To Cook Jamaican Curried Chicken

As a poor international college student living abroad, funds were low and I had to get creative with my food. I often had tin mackerel, tin tuna and would create a delicious stew with it. I often bought chicken as it was also inexpensive and I could cook chicken 100 ways. However 80% of the…

Everything Frittata

· Blurred Lines ·

Everything Frittata

I wanted to prepare a special breakfast for everyone and came up with the idea to make a Everything Frittata. I had no problems finding ingredients because there were several containers of left overs in the fridge. My mom would call that ‘contrivance’ the art of making something out of ‘nothing.’ When times were lean,…

Braised Jamaican Oxtails & Butter Beans

· The Best Oxtails You'll Ever Have! ·

Braised Jamaican Oxtails & Butter Beans

Recently my friend Elaine and I were having our usual discourse about food when she mentioned if oxtail could be curried. I have never curried it or know anyone that could vouch for its deliciousness! My mind tried to visualize it but was quickly brought back to reality that it would not be good. To…

Citrus Infused Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

· Dear High School Graduate ·

Citrus Infused Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Shelley, Jeremy’s mom wanted a lot of side dishes to round out her menu. The menu already included; Barbeque, Chicken, Escoveitch Fish, Rice and Peas, Ackee Dip with Festival, Avocado Dip with toasted Bulla (aka bulla and pear) and Corn Casserole, Fruit Salad and of course the graduation cake which was Carrot Cake layered with…

Authentic Jamaican Curried Goat

· The Best Jamaican Curried Goat ·

Authentic Jamaican Curried Goat

Memories of the best Jamaican curried goat! I have had a love affair with all things curried since I was ‘yea high’ especially Jamaican curry goat. I love the smell of it cooking especially over a wood fire in a kerosene tin or on a coal stove. Many Jamaicans can relate to that memory and…

Sauteed Collard Greens with Julienne Carrots

· Green leaf / Greens Glorious Greens / Greens Anyone? ·

  My 6 year old  self, eyes filled with tears was threatened by the belt mummy had placed on the table because I could not swallow what was now mushy food in my mouth. Picture a washing machine going through its spin cycle, that was my mouth going around in circles, chewing some type of…

Steamed Baby Bok Choy with Caramelized Onion

· Greens Glorious Greens - Bok Choy - Series 3 ·

Steamed Baby Bok Choy with Caramelized Onion

Going in search of  pop chow aka pak choi? Craving for some steamed baby bok choy, I made a trip to the store to purchase some pop chow or so I thought. In Jamaica we know this green and white leaf vegetable as pak choi but most of us call it ‘pop chow’ and spell it…

Fresh Light Spinach Stir Fry with Vegetable Medley

· Greens Glorious Greens - Spinach Stir Fry with Vegetable Medley - Series 2 ·

Fresh Light Spinach Stir Fry with Vegetable Medley

This Spinach Stir Fry with Vegetable Medley is quick and easy to prepare. It’s excellent for one of those lazy days when you want to go meatless and for some of you a new spin on an old time favorite. The only word of caution for the success of this dish is to pay attention…

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