Curry Seim & Aloo (Potato).

Lablab purpureus, commonly known to us as seim and to others as hyacinth bean, was a main breakfast dish that my mom gave us to take to school. We ate this once, sometimes twice per week. Mom always made curry seim and aloo and stuffed it in a 1/4 of a sada roti, wrapped it... Continue Reading →

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Buss-up-Shut and Malida

Hi everyone! Since Eid is quickly approaching, I decided to do a simple and quick dessert that is usually enjoyed at this time. This has to be my most favorite Eid dessert other than Sawine. This is made by pounding or flaking buss-up-shut or paratha roti and mixing it with condensed milk, coconut and spices.... Continue Reading →

Breadfruit Chips

Hi everyone! Sorry about being away from my blog for so long. Today's recipe is one of my  most loved childhood snacks, breadfruit chips. Breadfruit is used in Trinidad and Tobago, the other Caribbean Islands and is also grown in Africa, Southeast Asia, Central America and the Pacific Ocean. It can be cooked in many... Continue Reading →

Trinidad Pholourie

This amazing Trinidadian street snack/appetizer will have you dribbling for more! If you remember the days when you could go by de parlour down de road and buy 10 of these for a dollar then you're true Trini! I remember it used to be soaked in chutney and that's all I used to spend my... Continue Reading →

Tofu and Spinach in Coconut Milk

This extremely delicious and flavorful Spinach and Tofu (Bean curd) dish, is great for Vegetarians. It's high in nutrients and really easy on the taste buds. This is a recipe I created and I gave it a lil' Trini kick (bandanya/shadon beni). It's my Trini version of the East Indian dish- Saag Paneer. Hope you enjoy... Continue Reading →

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