A JAMAICAN FAVE #ESCOVITCHED SNAPPER FISH

This old favorite of mine was due for an early revisit. After making a delicious fish broth(tea) with the heads of my two snapper along with root vegetables, I decided to continue the traditional way and did a Jamaican escovitch fish dish with the remainder of my snapper. Although this dish is predominately served duringContinue reading “A JAMAICAN FAVE #ESCOVITCHED SNAPPER FISH”

A RUSTIC KIND OF A MEAL #PAN-FRIED SNAPPER AND CREAMY TURNED CORNMEAL (POLENTA)

Fetched me a couple of whole snapper fish at the market. The cute fishmonger was kind enough to scale and clean them thoroughly for yours truly.  I took them home did a quick rinse and scored my ‘boys’ and seasoned the with salt and black pepper. Scoring facilitates a better entry of seasonings and spices.Continue reading “A RUSTIC KIND OF A MEAL #PAN-FRIED SNAPPER AND CREAMY TURNED CORNMEAL (POLENTA)”

A DISH TO FEEL LUCKY ABOUT##BRAISED CURRIED GOAT(MUTTON) ##THE YEAR OF THE GOAT

On the Chinese calendar, this year (2015) is slanted as ‘the year of the Goat’. Based on astronomers, it’s supposed to be one for good luck. And, I could always do with an extra dose of good luck anytime. Anyway, in honor of the goat, I’ve decided to make a  dish called braised curried goat.Continue reading “A DISH TO FEEL LUCKY ABOUT##BRAISED CURRIED GOAT(MUTTON) ##THE YEAR OF THE GOAT”

A TRADITIONAL JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS DRINK….SORREL (ROSELLE)

Sorrel is the flower from the hibiscus plant. It’s deep red in color which makes it just ideal for the yuletide season. Another name for it is Roselle. It takes approximately six months to mature. And is in full bloom during the Christmas period. In Jamaica, sorrel drink is a traditional beverage that is veryContinue reading “A TRADITIONAL JAMAICAN CHRISTMAS DRINK….SORREL (ROSELLE)”