THE CEREAL WITH LEGS #CORNMEAL PORRIDGE WITH COCONUT MILK

It’s back to basics for yours truly. It’s so ironic how certain things can bring back nostalgic feelings and memories. You see, a few mornings ago, a gush of cool and refreshing air brought back childhood memories of the culinary type. I guess I wanted something warm and comforting for my stomach and palate. ItContinue reading “THE CEREAL WITH LEGS #CORNMEAL PORRIDGE WITH COCONUT MILK”

BIG LOVE…PERFECT CULINARY FELLOWS! #ESCOVEITCH FISH/SPINACH

When it comes to my culinary needs, I’m pretty liberal. I allow my palate free-rein to explore. She knows what I desire and if I don’t concur initially, we often come to a compromise. Ultimately, our needs are satisfied in the long run. So, the week-end was one of those when we were on similarContinue reading “BIG LOVE…PERFECT CULINARY FELLOWS! #ESCOVEITCH FISH/SPINACH”

ROASTED CITRUS CHICKEN AND BLACK BEANS

When you cook chicken a ‘million’ and one ways, one has to devise¬† other ways to enjoy the feathery one. Had a few oranges that were heading down south. You see, although the calendar says autumn, the temperatures still feel like summer in Florida. As a result, my precious perishables carry shorter shelf lives. IContinue reading “ROASTED CITRUS CHICKEN AND BLACK BEANS”

BRAISED HEINEKEN OXTAILS

In Jamaica, there’s an old adage that says, “Patient man rides donkey.” And, as I prepped and cooked my braised Heineken oxtails, I knew for sure that the whole process entailed precious time. I had some to spare; so I was perfectly happy to execute this Jamaican dish with my twist. Typically,¬† beer is notContinue reading “BRAISED HEINEKEN OXTAILS”

BREAKFAST ON MY BACK PATIO #JAMAICAN ACKEE/CODFISH

Sunday morning found me in quite a beautiful place. Fall was in my presence. I allowed the fluttering breezes and the comfortable air to snatch me. Finally, South Florida is experiencing Fall (Florida-style). Yes, temperatures were flirting in the upper 60’s and early 70’s. Of course with splendid weather as that, I switched off theContinue reading “BREAKFAST ON MY BACK PATIO #JAMAICAN ACKEE/CODFISH”

FOOD CHAIN NEWEST CRAZE #BLACK BUN BURGER

It might sound far-fetched, however, the popular food chains, McDonald’s and Burger King are testing the waters with a black bun. Well, this burger is already on the Japanese menu at the McDonald eateries. It is reported that their bun is made from bamboo charcoal. And they even offer black ketchup and black cheese. HereContinue reading “FOOD CHAIN NEWEST CRAZE #BLACK BUN BURGER”

FRESH COCONUT MILK #NATURE’S MILK

I wish I could state that I scampered up an elegant and tall tree for my milk. But I didn’t. I left the task to those expert pickers and climbers. Extracting the beautiful white flesh from the husk brought me back to my childhood days. There was always an agile youngster in the neighborhood whoContinue reading “FRESH COCONUT MILK #NATURE’S MILK”