HURRICANE MATTHEW-READY #SALMON FRITTERS

I wasn’t going let Hurricane Matthew or any force of nature cramp my culinary plan. With the fear of the electricity going out, I had to dice and mix with a rapid beat. I had the perfect dish in mind, salmon fritters. Thanks to my stash of hurricane canned goods, I was able to whipContinue reading “HURRICANE MATTHEW-READY #SALMON FRITTERS”

A FAMILIAR/GOOD PLACE #STUFFED WHOLE SNAPPER

Once again, I revisited a heartwarming and good place. It not only satisfied and warmed my stomach, but it gave pleasure to my anticipating taste buds. Yes, guys, I’m talking about good/’ole’, Fishing! Love a snapper in its whole form.  That simply means the head, tail, bones, and its beautiful body. Such an adventure toContinue reading “A FAMILIAR/GOOD PLACE #STUFFED WHOLE SNAPPER”

CREAMY POLENTA IN THE COMPANY OF SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP

The flavors, spices, and ingredients were ‘popping’ in my kitchen. Didn’t have to hop on a plane, bus or train to garner a Jamaican, Italian and Southern experience. With the aid of a few relatively inexpensive ingredients, I was able to turn out quite a mouth-watering dish. My pantry yielded a pack of cornmeal forContinue reading “CREAMY POLENTA IN THE COMPANY OF SPICY GRILLED SHRIMP”

PROTEIN/FIBERS IN CUP CAKE FORM #MINI QUICHES

Breakfast was a protein and fiber-packed one. With a couple of beaten eggs, left-over vegetables (broccoli, asparagus) and fresh spinach, parsley, and tomatoes, I was on my way to a  satisfying affair. It was like having mini quiches in cup-cake format. Assorted vegetables were added to egg batter. I made sure to season with aContinue reading “PROTEIN/FIBERS IN CUP CAKE FORM #MINI QUICHES”

BREAKFAST WAS A MIXED/COLORFUL BAG #SARDINES,SPINACH/EGGS/AVOCADO/FRUITS/ETC.

I’m proud of yours truly. Just came back from a powerful workout on the outskirts. Managed to eradicate unwanted calories from the Easter week-end (well, I hope, I sweated like a ‘pig’). Anyway guys, arriving at my humble abode, one main thing was on my mind…..BREAKFAST. I wanted to keep the healthy and balance inContinue reading “BREAKFAST WAS A MIXED/COLORFUL BAG #SARDINES,SPINACH/EGGS/AVOCADO/FRUITS/ETC.”

THE SIBERIAN EXPRESS DIDN’T KEEP ME IN A SOUPY MOOD##SPINACH/TOMATO PASTA/GRILLED SALMON

Guys, it’s deja vu all over again. Once more, it seems like the whole world is under a cold spell. Yes, the Siberian Express, which is basically an extremely cold mass of air of the Arctic has affected approximately one hundred million people over most of the United States and elsewhere. Well, so say theContinue reading “THE SIBERIAN EXPRESS DIDN’T KEEP ME IN A SOUPY MOOD##SPINACH/TOMATO PASTA/GRILLED SALMON”

A SPINACH (CALLALOO) SOUP THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO HEAD FOR JAMAICA

Whenever this time of the year arrives, my palate craves comforting dishes. Moreover, when it rains, forget about it…..I’m like an ant or one of those creatures. I’ve to collect and hibernate until dry weather appears. Well, that’s what happened on Friday. It has been ‘raining cats and dogs’ all day long. The sun hasContinue reading “A SPINACH (CALLALOO) SOUP THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO HEAD FOR JAMAICA”

A MEAL TO WARM MY HEART AND KEEP ME SATIATED

The past Sunday for me was one of revisiting my roots. That meant my Jamaican culinary side of things. I did by indulging in a delicious stew peas – Jamaican style. And for those who are aware of this sumptuous meal, you know how calorie laden it is.But, who can resist? When it comes toContinue reading “A MEAL TO WARM MY HEART AND KEEP ME SATIATED”

FREEZER FINDS ON A PRECIPITOUS DAY

Maybe, the scientific community can explain the odd reason for me and others who crave a comforting meal when it precipitates. You see, on my way home to my abode the previous evening it began to rain cats and dogs. Clearly, it wasn’t one of those summer showers, because there was a weather system inContinue reading “FREEZER FINDS ON A PRECIPITOUS DAY”