I treated my palate to a rich and colorful mix earlier. Within a few minutes I was able to pan-sear a piece of crusty flounder after seasoning with salt and black pepper to taste. After lightly spreading fish with a panko breadcrumbs, this was seared in a combination of olive and canola oil.
Had some chopped pumpkin pieces from the previous winter. They came in a handy for a rich and colorful soup. They had been sitting in the freezer from last winter. Just didn’t have the urge to use same. It was quite convenient You see, all was needed was to defrost my bright pumpkin pieces. While I was at it, I grabbed some fresh coconut milk.
After sauteeing finely chopped onions and a clove of garlic, I added pumpkin to the mix. A pinch of salt and pepper were added along with a sprinkle of dried thyme. Coconut milk was then added. In less than ten minutes, all ingredients were cooked. This was cooled and then pureed in standing blender.
My tasty and delicious soup was served with crusty wild flounder fish with a garnish of cilantro. Sautéed garlic kale and pieces of corn on the cob were added as sides.
I'm originally from the beautiful island of Jamaica. In Jamaica, we always find a reason to celebrate. And, when there's a celebration, there is music, fun and of course, food, great food.
Presently, I reside in So. Florida.Living here in Florida offers varied cultures, people of different ethnic backgrounds.
I've a great passion for the culinary side of life. Therefore, being in So. Fl., provides me the great accessibility of fresh seafood, fruits and vegetables. Moreover, I've the choice to indulge in a amazing foods from different cuisines.This ability provides great inspiration for me to retreat to my humble kitchenette and replicate these dishes.It warms my heart to be able to break bread with loved ones.
I'm an avid reader and love to get lost between these beautiful words. I find reading to be a social activity because it allows me a peek inside other people's minds which in turn makes me more empathetic towards others. One day in the near future, I hope to publish my very own words in the area of poetry as well as my other love, food.
Yoga and speed walking are just a few of the things that keep me balanced and centered. I love family and friends; and, of course, wholesome foods with a glass of cocktail. Life is what you make of it. And, I try to savor and enjoy the simple and precious moments.
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