GRILLED BREADFRUIT WITH IDEAL PALS (ACKEE/CODFISH/CALLALOO)

Sunday’s brunch was quite a Jamaican affair. I went with one of my favorites, breadfruit which was roasted the previous day. This was done in oven at 450 degrees fahrenheit for approximately one hour. Peeled the tropical beauty and sliced: Brushed slices with a little olive oil, sprinkled with a pinch of salt and thenContinue reading “GRILLED BREADFRUIT WITH IDEAL PALS (ACKEE/CODFISH/CALLALOO)”

OMELET WITH SALSA FILLING

Decided to place my staple breakfast dish (oatmeal) on a hiatus and went with eggs. These were done in an omelet form. For the filling, I went a tad out of the box and reached for salsa in a jar. Shh!!……never bought the chips. It was deliberate Love me some salsa in my omelet. ServedContinue reading “OMELET WITH SALSA FILLING”

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”

WENT FISHING ##OVERSTUFFED WILD SNAPPER IN PARCHMENT PAPER

Once again, surfing was on my mind. So, what do you know? I went fishing. And, look what I brought back. I couldn’t help myself; I had to place a few scores on my big boy and made him my own. Well, scoring helps for the penetration of all the amazing spices and seasoning onContinue reading “WENT FISHING ##OVERSTUFFED WILD SNAPPER IN PARCHMENT PAPER”

PAN-FRIED LEMON SNAPPER FISH WITH CREAMY POLENTA/JAMAICAN SPINACH (CALLALOO)

This dish brings me back to my roots (my Jamaican roots). However, I’ve tweaked it a bit. Before I fried fish, I infused oil(combination of canola/coconut) with garlic, pimento(all spice) and thyme on low heat. Then I pan-fried fish and generously squeezed fresh lemon. Instead of a mainly vinegar-based topping of escovitch sauce, I incorporatedContinue reading “PAN-FRIED LEMON SNAPPER FISH WITH CREAMY POLENTA/JAMAICAN SPINACH (CALLALOO)”