A FEW OF JAMAICA’S FINEST #CALLALOO PLUS

So it’s back to basics for yours truly. It always warms my heart and stomach to indulge in Mother Nature’s offerings. I’m doing that with a few of Jamaica’s wholesome foods in the form of: Callaloo (Jamaica’s spinach) Breadfruit (great starchy substitute for rice, pasta, yam) Avocado Pumpkin Plantain Plum tomatoes Garlic Thanks to myContinue reading “A FEW OF JAMAICA’S FINEST #CALLALOO PLUS”

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)”

PERFECT JAMAICAN COMPANIONS #ACKEE/CODFISH, ETC.

If it’s the week-end, at some point,  I’ve got to go Jamaican. And, that ‘s what I did for Sunday’s brunch. I allowed a few items of left-overs (boiled banana and whole-wheat dumplings) to be a part of my delicious dish. I warmed my soft/creamy banana and slit in halves. These I placed beside myContinue reading “PERFECT JAMAICAN COMPANIONS #ACKEE/CODFISH, ETC.”

A CRUSTY HOME-MADE BREAD/CURRIED CHICKEN THIGHS

The past evening, I  made a surprising spin on my dear palate. I was feeling a tad creative in respect of carbohydrates for my spicy curried chicken thighs. So instead of the usual brown rice or potatoes served with same, I decided to make a home-made flat crusty bread(well, my way). In a bowl, aContinue reading “A CRUSTY HOME-MADE BREAD/CURRIED CHICKEN THIGHS”

A STORMY DAY DISCOVERY! #LEFT-OVER CURRIED CHICKEN THIGHS

As dark clouds blanketed the evening skies, I hastily made my way to my humble kitchen. Mother Nature was at work on this first day of autumn (well, that’s what the calendar states). However, the elements screamed summer conditions within my midst. With thunder roaring and the skies lighting up, I knew it was quiteContinue reading “A STORMY DAY DISCOVERY! #LEFT-OVER CURRIED CHICKEN THIGHS”

SUNDAY’S SUPPER WAS A CURRIED AFFAIR #CURRIED CHICKEN

It was an easy decision for supper. You see, already I had some chicken parts (dark/couple pieces of wings) marinated in a ziplock bag. These chicken portions were bone-in and skinless. Whenever I’ve downtime, I try to take advantage of same by prepping my poultry and/or meats in advance. So, it was relatively smooth toContinue reading “SUNDAY’S SUPPER WAS A CURRIED AFFAIR #CURRIED CHICKEN”

LEFT-OVERS TO RUSH HOME TO ##CURRIED CHICKEN #NO FAST FOOD FOR THIS GAL!

When you do the ‘grave-yard’ shift, the last thing on your mind is to cook a meal from scratch. It’s no wonder many of us head for the fast food eateries in order to satisfy the hunger within. After all, these eating joints are conveniently located at every nook and cranny within neighborhoods. And, let’sContinue reading “LEFT-OVERS TO RUSH HOME TO ##CURRIED CHICKEN #NO FAST FOOD FOR THIS GAL!”

JAMAICAN JERK CHICKEN COMINGLES WITH A TOUCH OF LATINO INFLUENCE

I’m no expert; however, when I see a sale I grab and run for it. Well, on my last shopping trip at my neighborhood store I noticed three cans of 15.5 ounce black beans for $2.00. As a matter a fact it was when I also bought the three cans of garbanzo beans (chickpeas) forContinue reading “JAMAICAN JERK CHICKEN COMINGLES WITH A TOUCH OF LATINO INFLUENCE”