SURFED WITH #SNAPPER IN SWEET/SOUR VEGGIE PICKLES

I can never grow tired of ‘good/old’ seafood. Went with a pan-fried whole snapper. After frying same, allowed the beautiful specimen to absorb the sweet and sour juices from a bed of veggie pickles. I was truly over the moon with my indulgence.

CITRUS/HONEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED VEGGIES

I was totally elated to pucker-up my to my supper earlier on. Yes, I did a citrus chicken (dark portions) for supper. With the help of the juice of limes/lemons, my chicken parts were able to absorb the tangy flavors. Basted them with a citrus/honey sauce. Roasted chicken along with carrots and sweet potatoes. ServedContinue reading “CITRUS/HONEY CHICKEN WITH ROASTED VEGGIES”

SPICY SHRIMP/BELL PEPPERS

It was the beginning of something succulent. Went with a seafood dish that made my taste buds leaped with joy. Decided on a spicy shrimp meal. Layered same on a bed of pureed mini bell peppers consisting of: assorted colors(mini bell peppers) jalapeno onions garlic In a skillet, veggies were sautéed in a drizzle ofContinue reading “SPICY SHRIMP/BELL PEPPERS”

BEEF? WHAT BEEF? #TURKEY CHILI!

A Mexican grandmother would be super-proud of this dish. Though it took approximately an hour to prepare and cook, it tasted like hours of joyful/laborious cooking. Of course, ground turkey was the star of this chili dish.  There are many variations to this dish and I must state that I’m happy about this one. IContinue reading “BEEF? WHAT BEEF? #TURKEY CHILI!”

BRAISED BEEF CHUCK FLANKEN RIBS

Felt like having something beefy in my weekend food repertoire.Decided to go with a  few flanken ribs. These are basically thin cuts which are approximately  a half-inch thick and cuts across the bones. Some of the ingredients that created this succulent dish are: finely chopped ginger balsamic vinegar soy sauce (low sodium) salt/black pepper freshContinue reading “BRAISED BEEF CHUCK FLANKEN RIBS”

MIND-BLOWING JERK TURKEY BALLS

Not all balls are created equal. There are balls. And, there are BALLS!! Of course, I went the ones that screamed enormous flavors. After all, I’ve been here before. It’s amazing how a few added ingredients can tweak a bland poultry dish into an amazing one. The main ‘player’ (ingredient) that made my turkey dishContinue reading “MIND-BLOWING JERK TURKEY BALLS”

CREAMY TURNED CORNMEAL (POLENTA) WITH JAMAICAN JERK WINGS

Decided to serve up my turned cornmeal (polenta) with diced roasted pumpkin and Jamaican jerk wings. I was super-happy with the spicy, creamy and sweet mixture of flavors. I couldn’t resist. As you can observe, (in pic) turned cornmeal is served in a coconut husk. After all, coconut was a huge part of the dish.

GRILLED SHRIMP/CHICKEN TENDERLOINS WITH FRILLS

When the temperatures are soaring on the outskirts, I’ve no time to be spending extended time on top of my stove. I often seek out quick, easy, and delicious meals. After all, I want to secure much-needed time to enjoy the summer. Went with that in mind this afternoon and oh, look what I managedContinue reading “GRILLED SHRIMP/CHICKEN TENDERLOINS WITH FRILLS”

I ITALIANISED MY MEAL! #FARRO SALAD/SALMON STEAK

Didn’t think twice to pair the two. It was a match made in culinary heaven. Needed to use my wholesome grains that Mother Nature gifted yours truly. Made enough farro salad the previous day. This included sautéed onions, zucchini, mini bell peppers and garlic. My taste-buds were on high alert. I couldn’t wait to partakeContinue reading “I ITALIANISED MY MEAL! #FARRO SALAD/SALMON STEAK”