How To Make Perfectly Crispy Kale Chips

Kale chips are healthy and are a great alternative to thin potato chips. Most importantly, they look so easy to make, until you try to make them that is. Your first few times may have resulted in soggy or burned kale chips. Not to worry here are some handy tips for making perfectly crispy chewy baked kale chips every time, without the use of a … Continue reading How To Make Perfectly Crispy Kale Chips

Succulent Jamaican Curry Goat

As many Jamaicans prepare for a special occasion, there is always a lot of contemplation about where to get that special goat meat (that go-to other red meat). No major celebratory event in Jamaica is ever commenced without goat meat; anything from birthdays, to funerals and even weddings – not to mention the big ‘dance’ parties. Now to get the most authentic goat meat means ordering … Continue reading Succulent Jamaican Curry Goat

Jamaican Johnny Cakes

Who doesn’t love Johnny cakes or as more commonly known, good old fried dumplings; served with your chose of savoury meats or steamed vegetables, it is the perfect breakfast accompaniment. It is believed that we inherited the custom of frying dough from the native North American Tribes and this is evident all throughout the Caribbean. Now this seemingly simple breakfast side dish requires a delicate … Continue reading Jamaican Johnny Cakes

Ital Food: Jamaican Organic Food

So you have adopted an organic food lifestyle and you are worried about finding it when you travel. Not to worry, if you are in my neck of the woods then you should simply ask for “ital food”.  ‘Ital’ derived from the word vital is a terminology created by the Rastafarian propensity to begin words with the letter ‘I’ to signify their oneness with the … Continue reading Ital Food: Jamaican Organic Food

Callaloo: The Underrated Super Food

Callaloo or aramanth, is recommended for iron deficiency anemia the most common nutritional deficiency in approximately 20% of women of African descent. Of course growing up in the Caribbean we have always known that callaloo is pretty awesome, it’s part of Trinidad and Tobago’s national dish after all, and a constant staple at breakfast in every Jamaican household. Callaloo is a green leafy vegetable nicknamed … Continue reading Callaloo: The Underrated Super Food

Traditional Jamaican Sunday Dinner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Jamaican Sunday Dinner, that salivatory beacon at the start of each week, that one great making-it-all-worthwhile meal. Especially for the Jamaican man who’s heart, it is said can be reached through his stomach. Let’s just say that many a woman has gotten that all-important ring from a Jamaican man because of their culinary skills preparing Sunday Dinner. Jamaican Sunday Dinner … Continue reading Traditional Jamaican Sunday Dinner

The Legendary Jamaican Stew Peas

Not many meals can boast quite the infamy and the prominence of Jamaican stew peas. While the meal itself is undeniably delectable, many Jamaicans will tell you, stew peas has powers to be feared. Just like the Sunday Dinner, Stew Peas can supposedly lead to spontaneous and everlasting love. The saying goes, when your girlfriend starts making stew peas, be afraid, she is getting serious … Continue reading The Legendary Jamaican Stew Peas

Tonight’s Dinner: Curry Chicken Stew

“Tonight’s Dinner” – saying that makes me smile, as I pretend to be my own haughty waiter, about to read me the special at a fancy restaurant. But I digress, Tonight’s Dinner is my take, on a classic curry chicken stew. I no longer buy curry chicken at take-out places because this is my all-time favourite way to have it. The way I make it: … Continue reading Tonight’s Dinner: Curry Chicken Stew

Caribbean Meat Cooking Tips For Tastier Meals

So I don’t want to brag – well only a little bragging – but Caribbean food is good, and due to the different cultural influences our meals often delight every single taste bud. Speaking as a Jamaican, there are certain rules that every individual must know in order to call themselves a cook. Wash meats in vinegar or Lime Juice Although the debate rages on about whether … Continue reading Caribbean Meat Cooking Tips For Tastier Meals